About the job
Salary: £20,043 - £20,852 a year
Hours per week: 37
Contract type: Permanent
Our department are looking for someone to apply a strength based approach that focuses on improved outcomes which enhances and improves lives.
This role will include working flexibly, and in partnership with integrated services and professionals supporting people’s environment, independence and wellbeing
We are looking for someone who is able to care for peoples physical, emotional and social needs in a way that promotes independence, choice and dignity.
You’ll have the opportunity to develop on your already existing skills by responding and liaising accordingly in cases of emergency situations.
We do ask that you have some knowledge of issues facing services for clients with learning disabilities and the needs of the clients group
Our ideal candidate will be willing to work shifts, split-shifts, weekends, bank holidays including sleep-in and waking night duties as required.
Applicants for this roll will need to be able to read, write and communicate effectively with a range of people in a variety of settings.
We offer a range of excellent staff benefits which include:
- generous holiday entitlement with the option to buy up to 20 days
- flexible working arrangements - we welcome requests for flexible working arrangements including part-time hours and alternative working patterns
- 24/7 independent Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)
- local government pension with generous employer contribution of 17.3%
- excellent support and development
- relocation package available up to £8,500 (subject to meeting eligibility criteria)
- discounted shopping including gym membership and Vauxhall cars
Because of the nature of this job, it will be necessary for the appropriate level of criminal record disclosure to be undertaken. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and therefore applicants are required to declare all unspent cautions and convictions; and also any adult cautions (simple or conditional), and spent convictions that are not protected as defined by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (as amended in 2020). A person’s criminal record will not in itself prevent a person from being appointed to this post. Applicants will not be refused posts because of offences which are not relevant to, and do not place them at or make them a risk in, the role for which they are applying. However in the event of the employment being taken up, any failure to disclose such offence, as detailed above, will result in dismissal or disciplinary action by the Authority.