Note: The application date for this job has now passed.
£7.48 - £7.86 per hour (dependent on age, probation & qualifications)
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Admin Team on 0113 2515155 or
Project Worker – Keeping in Touch & On My Doorstep
Hours – Full-time 37.5 hours per week – usually 3 evenings in Leeds and 2 or 3 daytimes in Wetherby
Salary – £7.50 per hour aged 21 and over or £7.48 per hour aged between 18-20, both rising to £7.86 per hour (dependent on successful completion of probation and Health and Social Care Diploma/NVQ Level 2)
Looking for a new job?
Would you like to help people with learning disabilities to socialise and keep in touch with their friends?
If so Hft would love to hear from you …
About the role
As a Project Support Worker at Hft you will be supporting adults with learning disabilities to participate in community based daytime activities and also supporting some on nights out with their friends. You will also support the volunteers at these events.
Additional day time and evening hours may be available. Flexible working arrangements may be available by negotiation.
You will have experience of working in partnership with other organisations and the ability to work with a wide range of individuals.
A full, current UK/EU driving licence and willingness to drive your own and/or Hft vehicles is an essential, as you will be required to accompany the people you support to travel to and from home to the activities and events.
If you think you have the background and skills that would suit this role then please apply.
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.
Keeping In Touch and On My Doorstep
The post holder has a responsibility to the Project Manager.
The post holder will be supervised by the Project Manager
Place of Work: Wetherby area
Purpose of the Job
To support people with learning disabilities in Leeds and Wetherby area to take part in local daytime activities and evening and weekend social events.
Main Duties and Responsibilities
Supported Living Worker
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.
Communication – we need people who
Respect – we need people who
Cares About – we need people who
Creative Thinking – we need people who
Person Centred ‘must haves’ – we need people who
Person Centred ‘nice to haves’ – we need people who