Hours of work: 36 hours per week
Location: Civic centre and other locations from time to time
At John Billam Resource Centre and New Millennium Day Centre, we support adults with a learning disability, physical disabilities and autism to access continuing education, secure real jobs, achieve desired goals and become more involved in their local community.
You will be responsible to ensure the wellbeing of service users, giving adequate support to maximise their dignity, independence and privacy. Co-ordinate the daily provision of support and activities for people to ensure the delivery of a high quality, responsive and efficient service. The post requires flexibility and tremendous drive and ambition to continuously monitor and find creative ways when supporting our service users. The post holder will be responsible to ensure support offered to service users is innovative and person centered.
The role also includes working closely with customers, families and carers to enable individuals to access meaningful activities and develop social life skills that will enable them to make choices and take control of their lives.
Whilst we value experience, you need to be committed to providing quality care to adults on the Autistic Spectrum and Learning and Physical Disabilities. You will need to demonstrate flexibility, enthusiasm, initiative and resilience, for what is often a very demanding but rewarding vocation. You will be required to demonstrate, that you are able to perform in a very vibrant and demanding environment whilst being able to initiate and participate in range of educational, vocational and recreational activities for people with learning disabilities, physical disabilities, challenging behaviour and autism.
Knowledge and experience of managing people with challenging behaviour and proven skills and evaluating and monitoring service user’s progress is essential for this role. You will be fully responsible providing good quality of support to service users to ensure support is delivered in a safe and appropriate manner. You will need to ensure all records and files are maintained to a high standard. The person in this post will be accountable for the use and safekeeping of data in accordance with GDPR regulations.
As well as being a fair and supportive team member, you will need to demonstrate you are able to work flexibly in diverse, vibrant and multicultural team.
The candidate must have the following qualifications and skills:
- NVQ Level 3 in Health & Social Care, equivalent or above
- Ability to work flexibly in vibrant and changing environment
- Significant proven experience working with adults with challenging behaviour and autism
Closing date: 26 June 2023 (23:00)