Support Worker - Day Opportunities
Various posts available, working between 28 and 35 hours per week, Monday to Friday.
We are currently looking for part-time Support Workers, to work between 28 and 35 hours per week Monday to Friday, to provide care and support to those who use our day services, promoting choice, inclusion and independence at all times.
Working across all day Services located at Park View, this includes Learning Disabilities, Physical Disabilities and Older People and Dementia services. You will develop activities and deliver a day service which enables people that use our services to make full use of their local community.
You will be part of an enthusiastic and motivated staff team, providing emotional, social and personal support to individuals and groups.
This is a rewarding position for individuals who have a positive belief in their own ability to enrich the lives of others.
Applications are welcomed from people who are looking for a challenging and rewarding role where their contribution and effort can make a real difference.
You will have:
- Completed or be willing to complete QCF level 2 in Health and Social Care (or equivalent)
- Knowledge or paid or unpaid experience of working with people with a learning disability, physical disability, dementia or older people.
- Demonstrable good practice which promotes choice, independence, and self advocacy.
- The ability to adapt and respond to the constantly changing needs of a group of diverse people whilst demonstrating patience and understanding.
- Ability to demonstrate sensitivity whilst supporting individuals with their personal care needs.
In return, you will work as part of a small and friendly team, whilst making a difference to the lives of people living in Solihull and you will be supported by a committed team of co-workers, Day Service Co-ordinators and Managers.
We also offer:
- Flexible working, including flexi leave up to 24 days per year and agile working arrangements
- The opportunity to buy up to 10 days additional leave per year
- Access to our Employee Assistance Programme – a 24 hour independent, free and confidential advice and support service
- Access to the Local Government Pension Scheme
- Employee benefits including a staff discount card
Please contact if you have any questions about the role call Liz Wilson for an informal discussion on 0121 704 7499.
Please note we do not accept CVs.
Socially distanced interviews will be held on 16th and 17th December 2021.
This role is regulated by the Care Quality Commission and therefore it will be requirement that you are fully vaccinated against Covid by 1 April 2022 (unless you are able to prove that you are medically exempt).
You will also be supplied with and required to wear appropriate PPE (personal protective equipment). We also ask that all of our team carry out regular COVID testing in line with government guidance.
The Fluency Duty is outlined in the Code of Practice on the English language requirements for public sector workers. The Fluency Duty for this role is Required.
This post requires the following Disclosure and Barring check: DBS Enhanced Adults.
Solihull Council is proud to be an Equal Opportunities Employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees - a place where we can all be ourselves and succeed on merit.
Solihull Council has a responsibility for, and a commitment to, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults at risk and requires all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
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