The Disabled Childrens Short Breaks & Outreach Service supports disabled children and their families who live in Thurrock. We are looking to recruit two enthusiastic people to join our team as an Apprentice Support Worker.
We are offering an opportunity for the successful candidates to gain experience working directly with disabled children, supporting play experiences and providing a high standard of care. Training will be offered with a view to achieving formal qualifications.
The successful applicant will have a positive attitude towards disability and an ability to work as part of a team
For an informal discussion about these posts, please contact Sarah Chapman - Centre Manager or Pete Dyer-Davies – Deputy Manager, on 01375 652200
A Disclosure and Barring Service Check at enhanced level will be required for this post.
Our vision – Thurrock: a place of opportunity, enterprise and excellence where individuals, communities and businesses flourish.
Thurrock is an exciting place to live and work. We are an emerging cultural and arts centre, home to the production centre for the Royal Opera House and the National Skills Academy for Creative and Cultural Skills . We have retail and leisure that is among the best, with the magnificent intu Lakeside , and breath-taking countryside all around. We are an area of massive growth, which is creating jobs and new industry, but with great transport links that can get you into London and other parts of the UK quickly and easily.
Thurrock Council is committed to equal opportunities and welcome applications from all sections of the community. Disabled people will be offered an interview where they meet all essential criteria on the person specification. Job share applications are also welcome. Most departments operate a system of flexible working hours.
We serve a diverse community where people are different yet equal. Diversity underpins everything we do.
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