Day Support Worker - LD Homes

Salary: £16,595 to £17,669 per annum pro-rata
Contract Term: Permanent
Contract Type: Part time
Location: Freshwater
Posted on 12 September 2017
Closing Date: Monday 25th September

Health & Social Care / Nursing / Public Sector

Homes For Adults With A Learning Disability, Saxonbury, Freshwater, Isle of Wight

Salary: Grade 4 - £16,595 to £17,669 per annum pro-rata.

Hours: 29.5hrs / 22.5hrs per week, including weekend and weekday shifts.

Permanent Contract

We are looking to appoint a positive, committed and forward thinking Day Support Worker who will be supporting residents in the authority-run homes for adults with a learning disability and Behaviours that Challenge.

You will play a key role in delivering a high quality service, which has a person-centred approach and actively supports and maximises residents' independence and life experience.

Candidates will be expected to demonstrate an appropriate level of literacy and numeracy with a clear commitment to excellence. It is an important feature of these roles that residents have access to the range of community activities and we therefore welcome applications from people who are able to drive vehicles used by the residents in the homes. You will be well supported and receive regular structured supervision, training and development opportunities.

For further information or an informal discussion please contact Kelly Ross, on 01983 755228.

The Isle of Wight Council protects its employees from discrimination, we actively promote the diversity of our workforce and we provide flexible working options (where appropriate) to support the different needs of our employees.  The Isle of Wight Council is proud to encourage applications from all cultures, backgrounds and abilities to better reflect the diversity within our local community.

This council and its schools recruit according to the council’s Safer Recruitment policy and are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment.

Please use the option below to apply online and ensure you state that you found this vacancy at Isle of Wight on your application form.

Telephone 01983 823134 or email if you need further information about applying

In the interests of efficiency and economy, no further communication will be sent to you unless you reach the final shortlist. This means that if you do not hear from the recruiting manager within three weeks of the closing date, we regret that your application will not have been successful on this occasion.

Closing date: 25/09/2017

Isle of Wight Council

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