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My Options - PBS Enablement Worker

Employer
Telford & Wrekin Council
Location
Various Locations
Salary
£12.18 - £12.38 per annum/hour + Market Factor Payment
Closing date
13 Jun 2024
Reference
TW/TP/337/264

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Sector
Local Councils
Job Type
Social care
Contract Type
Part time permanent
Working Pattern
Shift work
Hours
Part-Time

Job Details

Enablement Worker 24/7/ Services

My Options – Activity, Wellbeing and Care Services 

“Be aspirational and think beyond the obvious to enable people to reach their full potential”

Are you passionate about breaking down barriers to support people to live a more independent and fulfilling life?

This is an exciting opportunity to join our well established and highly successful team. We have had some new packages of care and are looking to grow and expand our team.

You will be able to demonstrate being proactive in your approach to care and a willingness to adapt and change as we develop with to new innovations and challenges within the care sector.

What you will receive from us 

  • Working in a COVID safe environment
  • Expert training, that you will be paid to do and opportunities to develop your skills. You will also receive a certificate for the training you complete. 
  • A full induction, excellent support and ongoing supervision
  • The opportunity to progress within our team
  • Free DBS
  • Refer A Friend Scheme - £150 for every friend you successfully refer to us
  • The opportunity to join a team that is fully committed to support people to live a more independent and fulfilling life.
  • Annual pay increments within your grade
  • Automatic membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme, one of the largest public sector pension schemes in the UK
  • 23 days annual leave rising to 31 days with service and 8 bank holidays, plus an additional concessionary day
  • Enhanced sick pay scheme, maternity/adoption leave pay and maternity support leave,
  • Salary sacrifice schemes including childcare vouchers, car lease scheme, health care schemes and safe and secure savings accounts
  • Access to local benefits and discounts on products and services, these include discounts on national attractions such a theme parks and discounted travel.
  • A truly rewarding career

About us

My Options - Activity Wellbeing and Care Services is part of Telford & Wrekin Council and provides a wide range of person-centred support to over 350 people to vulnerable people of all ages and abilities. 

We currently provide a wide range of services including; Young People’s Services, Community Activity and Wellbeing services, including our Pathways To Independence programme, Residential options, Community support for those people living in their own or shared accommodation. Our services also include a very successful Shared Lives Scheme and The Skills and Enterprise hub, where people can develop their skills and confidence as part of their stepping stone to work.

If you want to join us at this exciting time then please complete the attached online application form as CVs will not be accepted. We are committed to equality and diversity.

Please note employees who are at risk will be considered first for this position. Only if an appointment is not made will other candidates be considered.

If you would like to discuss this opportunity further please contact:  Andrew Meredith or Jenny Tinkler on 01952 381317 or email myoptions@telford.gov.uk

To find out more about the My Options services please take a look at our website:  www.myoptionstelford.co.uk

Please click on the links below to view the job description and person specification.

 At Telford & Wrekin Council, we know that having a diverse workforce is key to providing the best possible services to our community. We celebrate having a diverse and inclusive culture where people are able to be themselves at work, and everyone has a voice.

Posts working with children or vulnerable groups will be subject to an appropriate criminal records check. It is an offence to apply for a role that involves engaging in regulated activity with children and adults in vulnerable circumstances if you are barred from working with one or both of these groups.

We value our employees and offer staff rewards and plenty of opportunities for personal development and career progression including:

  • Competitive rates of pay
  • Automatic access to a secure, flexible and tax efficient Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Staff benefits and discounts including salary sacrifice schemes
  • Free on-site parking
  • Generous leave entitlement (24 days rising to 32 days) plus 8 bank holidays and an additional concessionary day
  • Free access to our employee assistance programme and confidential counselling

Find out further information about working at Telford & Wrekin Council including our full list of benefits.

A CV Template is available if you do not already have a CV.

Please note that Telford & Wrekin Council do not hold a sponsorship licence for visas.

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Telford & Wrekin Council is an award winning council, and we were recognised as Local Authority of the Year 2022 at the Municipal Journal Awards, and the Association for Public Service Excellence Council of the Year in 2021.

At Team Telford we work hard to protect, care and invest to create a better borough and our employees are at the heart of everything we do. Having the right people, with the right skills, in the right roles allows us to deliver the excellent services that residents and businesses on the borough expect from us. 

Our friendly and passionate teams are trusted by leaders and managers to deliver this ambition. We invest and nurture our workforce and support our employees to develop and thrive. The better we are the bigger difference we make to the people we serve. 

In return we also offer a great range of benefits including competitive salaries, flexible working hours and work arrangements, employee discounts, salary sacrifice schemes, a local government pension scheme and generous annual leave entitlement.

At Telford & Wrekin Council, we know that having a diverse workforce is key to providing the best possible services to our community. We celebrate having a diverse and inclusive culture where people are able to be themselves at work, and everyone has a voice and we know we are stronger and better connected as a result. 

We welcome applications from people from all backgrounds and where our data shows that specific groups are under-represented within our workforce, our adverts will actively encourage applications from these groups.

We are also proud to be a Disability Confident Employer, committed to recruiting and retaining people with disabilities or other health conditions. You can find out more about this and our ‘guaranteed interview scheme’ here

You can also read more about our Recruitment and Selection Policy commitments and Recruitment of Ex-Offenders here

If you are unable to complete an online application form please contact the HR helpdesk on 01952 383601 or email hrhelpdesk@telford.gov.uk

Company info
Website
Telephone
01952 380000
Location
Telford & Wrekin Council
Darby House
Lawn Central
Telford
Shropshire
TF3 4JA
GB

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