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Chichester

West Sussex County Council

Permanent

Grade 3 £15,807-£16,491

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Support Worker - Grade 3
Salary: Grade 3 £15,807-£16,491
Full-time, Permanent
Based in Chichester
37 hours per week
Interview Date: 13th December 2017

This position is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service Check (formerly Criminal Record Bureau Check)

The Wrenford Centre is a vibrant day centre in Chichester for adults with learning disabilities. We are adding to our talented team and looking for an enthusiastic, motivated and understanding person to encourage and stimulate customers, working with them to promote independence and develop and maintain daily living skills.

You will support customers with high levels of dependency and complex needs, and to enable customers to be actively engaged in the local community. This could be helping them to prepare for a public exhibition of their work, playing sports or helping with our litter picking project.

The centre includes the Starburst Arts Project which uses mediums such as drama, dance, ceramics, film making and textiles to develop customers’ skills and confidence.

You will run planned sessions providing active support and building on customer’s existing abilities and expertise. You will support customers with their personal care, physiotherapy programmes and eating and drinking. You will attend to their physical, social, and emotional needs, ensuring their comfort, safety and wellbeing.

You are a team player but yet able to work independently using your own initiative. You are proactive in meeting your own personal and professional development needs.

Ideally you will have a Level 2 Care qualification & experience with this customer group but training (including The Care Certificate qualification)can be provided for the right candidate. You will also take part in a comprehensive induction programme. A current driving licence with a D1 category is desirable.

If you wish to discuss if a career in social care is for you and or arrange an informal visit please contact Janet Bone, Mark Peirce or Deborah Allsop at the Wrenford centre on 01243 788544

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