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Support Worker

Employer
Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council
Location
Stoney Lane Day Centre, Summer Street, West Bromwich, B71 4JA
Salary
Band C, SCP 5-8 (£23,500 - £24,702 pro rata per annum)
Closing date
8 Apr 2024
Reference
SAND000008300

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Sector
Local Councils
Job Type
Social care, Social Care – Adults
Contract Type
Permanent
Working Pattern
See advert details
Hours
Part-Time

Job Details

We are looking for a highly motivated person to join our team:
  • To work with people to promote health and well being and promote positive outcomes for all our users.
  • To Support people in their local communities to access activities and opportunities, to be part of their community and valued as member of public.
  • To enable people to access hydrotherapy to promote their ongoing physical wellbeing.
  • As part of the wellbeing programme to engage people to embrace their local environments and green space and to connect with the allotment project.
  • To work creatively and proactively to ensure person centred approaches are used for people with disabilities.
  • To work under the managers guidance to follow support plans.
  • To utilise the public transport system to access the local community and public services.
  • To lone work in the community with people you are supporting.
  • To work as part of team to deliver building-based activities in line with the service priorities.
  • To maintain electronic contact records of your support and reporting to your line manager any concerns.
  • To consider and include the council Values and Behaviours in everything you do
  Essential requirements for the role:  
  • Willingness to achieve QCF 2 in care.
  • Good knowledge of the Sandwell area and public transport.
  • Good communication, planning & organisation skills.
  • A flexible approach to working as every day is different.
  • Willingness to encourage people to develop and maximise life opportunities and aspirations.
  • Candidates must be 18 years old or above.
  You will also be required to undertake an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Check.   Hours   Two posts available - 35 hours & 21 hours per week   To apply, please download an application below and submit to hrresourcing_applications@sandwell.gov.uk   Kindly note we are not presently accepting CVs.

We reserve the right to close vacancies prior to their advertised date if we receive a large number of applications. Therefore, you are strongly advised to complete and return your application as soon as possible. When completing your application please refer to the supporting documents attached.

If you have a disability and require assistance in making an application, or have experienced a problem whilst applying for a position, please contact the Resourcing Team on 0121 569 3300 or via e-mail to: hr_resourcing@sandwell.gov.uk

For more information about working for Sandwell Council, our recruitment process and our offer to you please visit https://www.sandwell.gov.uk/counciljobs

Click here to find out more about our One Team Framework: Values and Behaviours.

Supporting documents
Job Description
Application form
Information for applicants
Personnel Specification

Company

Who are we?

Sandwell is situated at the very heart of the West Midlands, just a stone’s throw from Birmingham. A large, diverse, metropolitan borough, Sandwell offers exciting opportunities for all in a friendly, supportive environment.

Why work for us?

  • Generous annual leave entitlements
  • Access to the Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Access to an award-winning employee benefits scheme, which includes:
  • An exclusive retail discounts portal
  • Salary sacrifice schemes for cars, bikes, technology and car parking
  • An employee assistance and counselling service
  • Annual leave purchase scheme
  • A wide variety of learning and development opportunities
  • Flexi-time working
  • A variety of leave schemes including carers, compassionate, maternity and paternity
  • Volunteering scheme

Your career at Sandwell Council

We offer something for everyone, with an incredibly wide range of career opportunities, at any stage of your career, from apprentices to senior managers.

Whether your focus is a support service, such as Finance, Human Resources, Legal or ICT, or a frontline service, such as Social Care, Planning & Regeneration, Housing or Leisure, it’s worth looking at what Sandwell has to offer.

Our plans for the future

Our Vision 2030 shows just how committed we are to creating the best future possible for our communities and for the people who live and work in Sandwell. 

We’re a progressive organisation, and we’re proud of what we’ve achieved so far, but we know there’s much more to do to make our vision. For more information on our plans for the future see our dedicated vision 2030 page; http://www.sandwell.gov.uk/Vision2030

For more information about working for Sandwell Council, our recruitment process and our offer to you please visit;

https://www.sandwell.gov.uk/counciljobs

For information on our Values and Behaviours, please visit:

https://www.sandwell.gov.uk/council/values-behaviours

To view a copy of the Local Government Career Guide, please visit;

https://www.wmjobs.co.uk/staticpages/30847/local-government-careers

Company info
Website
Telephone
0121 569 3300
Location
Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council
Sandwell Council House
Freeth Street
Oldbury
West Midlands
B69 3BS
United Kingdom

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