Support Worker - Learning Disabilities Day Services

Job Summary
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Closed for applications on 26/11/2023 23:59
£23,500 - £23,893 pro rata
Hours per week:
up to 32.5 hours per week.
Job Category:
Social Care - Adult Service
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Closing date:
26 Nov
Further Information
• Do you have experience of working in health and social care?
• Are you looking for a new challenge where the work you do allows you to stay local to Stockton-on-Tees, working day time hours, Monday to Friday.
• Do you want to make a difference to the lives of local people in Stockton-on-Tees?

Look no further! We have a fantastic opportunity for Support Workers to join the Day Opportunities Service here at Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council. The service is responsible for supporting adults with learning disabilities and complex needs within the structure of a day service.
We have sites in Thornaby, Stockton, Ragworth and Billingham.

In this role you will be providing direct support to individuals, delivering engaging and developmental activities such as arts and crafts, glass and textiles, sporting activities, Makaton, prescribed therapies, community engagement, educational activities, music, quiz’ and more!

Our aim is to ensure all people accessing our services are provided with the highest quality of care with a focus on them having their best day.

This is a varied and rewarding role with the benefit of being able to work daytime hours Monday – Friday with no shift work or weekend work.

Successful applicants would be expected to work across Allensway and Community Based Options to meet the demands of the service.

We will provide you with on the job training specific to the role, all you need to be a success is:
• NVQ Level 2 in Adult Social Care or equivalent
• Experience of working in a care setting
• Good communications skills
• Empathy and a person-centred approach to support our service users.

For more detailed information about the role, please refer to the Job Description and Person Specification included in the Supporting Documents section.

Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council prides itself on being a great place to work where staff are trusted, valued and supported to make a positive contribution at work.

We offer a competitive salary, generous annual leave of up to 32 days (plus bank holidays), learning and development opportunities, local government pension with the option to add extra contributions and access to a number of other benefits like a car lease scheme, discounts at high street and online retailers, an employee assistance programme and physiotherapy services.

If you would like an informal discussion about the post, please contact Elaine Knowles Allensway, Manager on Elaine.Knowles@stockton.gov.uk or 01642 527892 or you can contact Peter Irish Community Based Options, Manager on Peter.Irish@stockton.gov.uk or 01642 528742

Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council is not a UKVI Sponsor therefore we are unable to provide visa sponsorship.

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This job is closed for applications.