Note: The application date for this job has now passed.
£7.40 - £7.59 per hour (dependent on age & probation)
For further information please contact:
Sara Palmer, Area Manager on 01274 727310
or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Location – Bradford & Keighley
Hours – Variety of hour posts are available
Salary – Salary – £7.50 per hour aged 21 and over or £7.40 per hour between the ages 18-20 – both rising to £7.59 per hour on successful completion of probation
Join us and help change lives.
Hft is a national charity committed to ensuring that people with learning disabilities have the support they need to enjoy the opportunities that life offers.
Hft Bradford are looking to appoint this key post within their day opportunities provision for adults with a learning disability.
To provide 1-1 support for an individual to access and engage with work tasks and learning activities at the level and intensity that are suitable to them.
Are you someone with commitment, drive and an enthusiasm to improving the lives of people with a learning disability? Are you looking for work that provides you with a high level of job satisfaction, knowing you can make a real difference to people’s lives for the better?
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: You will be supporting individuals to access their chosen activity/work at the level and intensity that is most suitable to them. You will be supporting individuals learn various work based tasks/opportunities, ensuring a high standard of quality.
Reports to: Service Managers, Senior Support Worker
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):
We provide support over 5 days per week, Monday to Friday , however, you need to be flexible as they maybe some evening/weekend .
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