Team: Adult Social Care
Job Family: CBG7 Supporting
Salary: £21,589 – £23,836 per annum pro rata
Hours: Part-time, 22 hours per week
Base Location: Townsend Day Centre, Houghton Regis
Contract Type: Permanent
Closing Date: 24th November 2019
Interview Date: 4th December 2019
More about the role:
In Adult Social Care, we want every person in Central Bedfordshire to have responsive and customer-focused care and support – making this a great place to live and work.
This is an important role and you’ll receive our full support including a thorough induction and our training plan. The aim of the Day Care Officer is to provide a meaning and fulfilling day for the customers that attend the centre. There will also be a need to support with administering medication, preparing drinks and snacks and supporting with personal care tasks. It is important to recognise and respect the individuality of each customer.
As a Day Care Officer you will have the opportunity to assess, plan, implement and evaluate a variety of sessions and programs for the customers who attend the centre, as well as working in partnership with them through person centred approaches in line with their agreed individual support plan.
Ideally, you will have proven experience in the field of learning disabilities and will be able to demonstrable your ability to implement innovative customer sessions, have a commitment to developing your skills and knowledge and be comfortable working as a member of a proactive team. If this is you, join us and find your greatness within in the important contribution that day services make within Central Bedfordshire.
Central Bedfordshire Council has its own vision and values that are integral to everything we do. Our area vision is to make Central Bedfordshire 'A great place to live and work’.
To assess your suitability for the role, you must demonstrate how you meet the key outcomes, accountabilities and competencies. To do this, you’ll need to refer the Family Profile, Role Profile and Competency Framework which can be found in the Recruitment Pack: Day Care Officer
For an informal discussion about this position, please contact: Natalie Manningham at email@example.com or call 0300 300 6956.
For queries related to the recruitment of this vacancy, please contact: The Recruitment Team at firstname.lastname@example.org or on 0300 300 8000.
Safeguarding (For DBS posts only):
Central Bedfordshire Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all employees, volunteers and contractors to share this commitment. This post is subject to the disclosure of criminal records.
Central Bedfordshire Council is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome enquiries from everyone and value diversity in the workplace. We are a Disability Confident employer; we are working to become a Disability Confident leader in our community.
To maintain a fair and consistent approach for applicants, it is Central Bedfordshire Council's policy to only consider applications made via our online application system and we therefore thank you for not submitting your application offline. If you do not have a CV to hand, please look on our website for a CV template that you can use to create your CV to apply for this role. http://www.centralbedfordshire.gov.uk/jobs/work-here/application.aspx