Halton Day Services provide a range of support for adults with Learning Disabilities, Profound and Multiple Learning Disabilities and Dementia. Sited across many different venues and businesses within Halton, people have the opportunity to work in a variety of active businesses including catering outlets, a brewery, a hair salon, a goat farm and shop mobility.
An evidence based Active Support model of care ensures that attendees are able to access working within the service businesses at a level accessible to their individual needs. People have the opportunity to develop and learn new skills and gain promotion within the service, with the ultimate aspirations to secure paid work whilst promoting independence and inclusion.
The role of the day service officer is a dual role that not only takes responsibility for overseeing the day to day running of individual businesses but also provides front line supervision and support to individuals accessing the service and staff members supporting those individuals.
The current vacancy will be based across a range of venues in the service.
You will have experience of providing support to individuals who have complex needs. Due to the nature of the service you will need to have a level of expertise/qualifications in one or more of the day service business areas. For example, you may be an experienced chef/caterer or, have skills in animal husbandry, horticulture or food/retail management. You will be committed to making activity accessible and meaningful for people with Learning Disabilities and other complex needs. Your business and support skills and confidence will be sufficient to take responsibility for managing the day to day running of those community venues and business areas. This means you will also have skills in customer care and staff supervision. You will also fully appreciate the value you can bring to people’s lives by sharing expertise and supporting people to work within community venues and businesses. Being a driver is essential for this post.
For an informal discussion about this post, please contact the duty senior day service office on 0151 511 6868
Interviews will be held on 10/4/2019