Note: The application date for this job has now passed.
£7.40 - £7.59 per hour, (dependent on age, probation & qualifications)
For further information please contact:
Sharron Daley on 07557191352 or
Hours – 32.5 hours per week
Salary – £7.50 per hour aged 21 and over or £7.40 per hour aged between 18-20, both rising to £7.59 per hour (dependent on successful completion of probation and Health and Social Care Diploma/NVQ Level 2)
Join us and help change lives
At Hft Support Workers provide individuals with personalized support by enhancing and encouraging the existing skills and attributes of the people we support as well as developing new ones. You’ll enjoy a job that is varied and genuinely rewarding with good on the job training
The Post holder will be required to support people with learning disabilities to become volunteers in a charity shop. Supporting people to carry out tasks such as sorting clothes and other items ready for sale and all aspects of customer service.
The post involves supporting people to learn and develop transferable skills in all aspects of retail for independence in all aspects of their lives.
Join us and help change lives
STRICTLY NO AGENCIES PLEASE
If you do not hear from us within 4 weeks after the closing date your application has not been successful on this occasion.
Hft’s usual terms and conditions apply.
Hft is committed to equal opportunities and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. As a Disability Confident Employer, Hft is helping to ensure that disabled people have the same opportunities to fulfil their potential and realise their aspirations that people without disabilities do.
Successful applicants will need to undertake an enhanced disclosure check against the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). Having a criminal record may not bar you from employment.
Where you will be working: Supported Volunteering
Reports to: Sharron Daley (Cluster Manager)
This job is important because:
You will enable the people we support to lead fulfilling lives based upon their personal support needs. You need to work to the standards set internally (by Hft) and externally (for example, by the Care Quality Commission), doing all you can to make sure that the people we support and your colleagues come to no harm and that the people we support are satisfied with the level of support they receive. You will achieve this by communicating with individuals and by following the underpinning principles of Person Centred Active Support (PCAS):
This post involves supporting people with Learning Disabilities to become volunteers in a charity shop. The the post holder will be expected to support individuals in a variety of tasks, such as; sorting clothes and items ready to sell in the shop, customer services and to develop their knowledge and skills in all aspects of retail.
You will need to be flexible working some evenings and weekends.
These are the qualities and behaviours that Hft support staff must have.
The first four areas are standard across Hft, the final, person-centred, area is to suit the particular service, and the people it supports, for this particular vacancy.