West Yorkshire (On-site)
£9.90 per hour
Permanent
Job description
#Care to join us?

We are one of the largest learning disability charities in the UK, supporting over 2,500 people through our friendly, supportive, creative and diverse teams. This is an exciting opportunity for an individual to join our team.

Location: Calderdale, Bradford
Salary / hourly rate: £9.90 per hour
Employment type: Full Time
Hours per week: 37.5
Specifics/additional information: Hours to be flexible and will include evening and weekend work based on the needs of the project. You will be supervised by the Senior Community Co-Ordinator

Closing date: 28/07/2022

A full UK/EU driving license is desirable as you will be required to travel in and around Calderdale.

About the role

On Your Doorstep is a friendship and relationship service for adults with learning disabilities and/ or autism. We provide opportunities for people to develop friendships and relationships, extend their social networks and improve overall health and well-being, by arranging a number of social activities within their local community. Working with the senior community connector you will support adults with learning disabilities to access organised events and support them at the event. Where appropriate you will be required to liaise with families and support workers to assist and support their involvement and you will contribute to the general development of members social networks and provide the necessary support and encouragement.

You will also work in partnership with Luv2meetU who have an existing service in Calderdale and also organise events and opportunities supporting adults with learning disabilities and autism to develop friendships and relationships.

About you

The successful candidate will be educated to GCSE standard or equivalent with the ability to use Microsoft office, Hft bespoke IT programmes and a variety of digital platforms including social media.

Experience of working with vulnerable people including adults with learning disabilities and/or autism with an understanding of the needs, experiences and aspirations of people with learning disabilities would be advantageous.

What’s in it for you?

We’ll give you a comprehensive induction, full training, free DBS check and support along the way. With Investors in People and Skills for Care accreditation we are committed to investing in you to ensure you have the specialist skills and expertise needed to support people to live the best life possible.

There are a range of benefits and career development opportunities at Hft. We’ll give you a comprehensive induction, full training, and support along the way.

With Investors in People and Skills for Care accreditation we are committed to investing in you to ensure you have the specialist skills and expertise needed to support people to live the best life possible.

We offer

- Apprenticeships - Earn whilst gaining a fully funded Level 2 Diploma in Health & Social Care with a Top 100 apprenticeship employer (ranked 11th in 2020)
- Access to the Hft Plus benefits package
- Access to award-winning training and development
- Annual staff award scheme
- A contributory pension scheme & life assurance
- Free DBS Check
- Find your place with us and change lives.

STRICTLY NO AGENCIES PLEASE

You may have experience or an interest in the following: Support Worker, Support Worker, Charity, Charities, Third Sector, Learning Disabilities, Social Care, Voluntary Sector, Mental Health Worker, Healthcare Assistant, Care Staff, Community Development, Relief Care Worker, Vulnerable People, Social Worker, Not for Profit, NFP, Flexible Working etc.

Ref: 134 286
Posted on: 29 June 2022
Closed date: 28 July 2022 at 01:00
Job ref: 134286
Tags: Social Care/Development, Support Worker