This service works with adults from the age of nineteen upwards, with no age limit to deliver stimulating programmes of activities which are tailored to the needs of the individual. This service specialises in working with people with visual impairment and other complex needs and providing appropriate support.
We aim to deliver personal and individual support; our staff are well trained and highly motivated. Staff receive training in areas such as effective communication, using languages such as Makaton, up to date Manual Handling, equality and diversity, crisis prevention and intervention. The suitability of all staff to work with vulnerable adults is verified by reference to the Disclosure and Barring Service. Staff are organised into six diverse teams with groups of up to fifteen service users per team.
Our activities enable individuals to gain life skills that build self-esteem, confidence and independence. Examples of activities include:
trips to local amenities (cinemas, parks, libraries and museums
acquiring technical skills (computer use, cookery),
developing daily living skills
understanding personal grooming
opportunities to socialise at events such as our weekly disco.
The ideal candidate will have 12 months recent care experience and be passionate about what they do.
The candidate will need 12 months care experience, no gap longer than 2 months of unemployment in the last 2 years. The candidate will also need to have a clear DBS on the update service or be willing to put one through.
£8.35 hourly rate and a chance for everyday to be different.
If you think you have what it takes to join our amazing team Email your cv or call 0121 4808217