Luv2meetU is a friendship and dating agency for adults with learning disabilities operating predominantly in the North of England covering 9 different Local Authority areas. We support up to 300 members across all the areas. We have approximately 15 members of staff within Luv2meetU and related projects. We have received Foundational Economy Challenge Fund monies from the Welsh Government to develop Luv2meetU in the Wrexham and Denbighshire area.
Hours are flexible and will include evening and weekend work based on the needs of the project.
Salary: £17,968 per annum
Job Type: Fixed-term till March 2021 - Possibility of the funding being extended beyond this.
Hours: Full Time, 37.5 hours per week
Location: Hot desk at Hft offices, Hub Cyfle, Queensferry, Flintshire, CH5 1SA and working from home and out in the community
What we Offer
Apprenticeships - gain a fully funded Level 2 Diploma in Health & Social Care whilst earning. Access to the Hft Plus benefits package, which includes a great number of discounts and rewards across shops, restaurants, gym membership and days out; but also, an Employee Assistance Programme, with telephone and face-to-face support options. Access to award winning training and development – Hft is one of only four charities to have achieved the Skills for Care ‘Centre of Excellence’ provider status Annual staff award scheme – The Fusion Awards, and peer recognition through our GEM awards programme. 20 days holiday (plus 8 bank holidays) increasing to 25 days after a year of employment (pro rata for part time staff). A contributory pension scheme & life assurance
Experience of working with vulnerable people including adults with learning disabilities together with an understanding of the needs, experiences and aspirations of people with learning disabilities would be advantageous.
Fluent in Welsh is essential.
Closing date: Sunday 28th June 2020
STRICTLY NO AGENCIES PLEASE.
You may have experience or an interest in the following: Project Worker ,Support Worker, Community Worker, Caseworker, Social Care, Social Worker, Third Sector, Care Worker, Not for Profit, Social Care, Care Assistant, Community Care, Vulnerable People, Mental Health, Family Support, Charity etc.