We are looking for an enthusiastic Development Worker to join our friendly team, and work closely with our service users with learning disabilities to develop their independent skills and potential.
This is a full time position, Monday-Friday 9-5, with occasional evening and weekend work.
The post holder will deliver support for our service users across our 4 core services, including the delivery of educational sessions aimed at building confidence and skills, travel training and 1:1 community support for isolated individuals.
Currently we are looking for a male individual due to the nature and purpose of the role. The post holder will be key working and working on a one to one basis with some vulnerable male service users.
The post holder will also be required to take a lead role in organizing and participating in various fundraising events and activities, to ensure the continuation of the high quality support that we provide to our service userss The ideal candidate will have significant experience of working with people with learning disabilities, or a similar vulnerable service user group, along with a strong commitment to taking a person-centred approach to the role.
We are looking for an effective team player that can work closely with our small team of staff and volunteers to affect real change in the lives of adults with learning disabilities.
We are growing, so there will be opportunities for development. The role of Development Worker is both diverse and challenging, and will provide the right candidate with excellent opportunities to significantly develop their skills and knowledge within the charity and social care sectors.
PiP (Pursuing Independent Paths) 's mission is to support adults with learning disabilities to achieve their potential. We are a small grassroots charity based in West London, and run a number of key services to promote independence and choice for our service users. All of the work PiP does is aimed at fulfilling one or more of our 6 priority outcomes:
- PiP Students lead more independent lives
- PiP students improve their health, wellbeing and self-esteem
- PiP Students gain life skills
- PiP students build social skills
- PiP Students increase their social interactions within the community
- Happiness, comfort and improved quality of life for parents and carers
Applications closing date: 09.01.2020 at 23:59.
Interviews will take place on the 2nd week of January 2020.
The successful applicant will be required to undertake an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.