Salary: £ 20,043 to £21,269 per annum (pro rata)
Hours of work will be 18.5 hours per week, working 1 day Wednesday 12:30pm to 5pm & 2 days Thursday and Friday working 7:45am to 11.15 am and 1.30pm to 5 pm afternoon.
The Countywide Specialist Day Opportunity team supports adults with complex learning disability and autism. Supported on the vehicle by an escort this role will be responsible for the safe collection and return home of our customers. We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic individual who has category D1 status on their licence. You will drive adapted vehicles with tail lift access and be responsible for daily vehicle safety checks.
When in the service the successful post holders will assist with personal care and support sessions. We pride ourselves in offering a person-centred service that promotes the wellbeing of our customers. You will be expected to work as part of a team and on your own initiative.
Our aim is to promote opportunities and choice so that our customers thrive.
Induction, regular supervision and ongoing training is available.
This Authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
Staffordshire County Council is an equal opportunities organisation and Disability Confident employer. We encourage applications from all background and communities
As part of our commitment as a Disability Confident employer, we offer a guaranteed interview to anyone with a disability whose application meets the minimum criteria for the post.
This position is subject to a criminal records check from the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly CRB) which will require you to disclose details of all unspent and unfiltered spent reprimands, formal warnings, cautions and convictions in your application form.
This position will have access to the Public Sector Network, to meet government security standards we will request a basic criminal convictions certificate and other background checks prior to appointment for the successful candidate
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Closing Date: 16th August 2022
Interview Date: TBC
For more information about the role please contact: Deborah Brackstone 07580981670 or Julie Street Anderson on 01785 258850
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Benefits for working for us….
We recognise that it is our employees that are central to everything we do. We aim to create a supportive working environment where employees can achieve their full potential and achieve a healthy work-life balance.
In addition to your salary, as a member of staff, you will have access to a range of benefits including:
- An excellent local government pension scheme
- Generous holiday entitlement from 24 up to 33 days (plus 2 extra statutory days and bank holidays) depending on job role and length of service
- The option to buy up to an additional 2 weeks annual leave
- A range of flexible working options, depending on your job role, which includes agile working, flexible retirement
- Family Friendly Policies - maternity, adoption, paternity and parental leave
- Volunteering Scheme Training and development opportunities, including coaching and mentoring
- Access to health and wellbeing support (including Occupational Health, Physiotherapy and Counselling Services)
- Eye care vouchers
- Car lease scheme / cycle & car loan scheme / employee car share scheme
- Bus and rail travel discounts