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Day Time Support Workers

Location
Alderley Edge, Cheshire
Salary
£18,792
Job Type
Permanent
Posted
9 Sep 2022

As a Day Time Support Worker you will assist in the preparation of materials and facilities for activities, and support service users when undertaking activities with the animals, horticulture, conservation and other preferred activities, you may also need to accompany service users off site as required therefore it is imperative that you are flexible in your approach to work.

You will be an integral part of the front line staff at our Day Services Centre , providing support for the service users who access to our facilities.

Experience of working in a similar environment would be advantageous.

But fall training is given

Package Description

Support Worker (Day Services)

Monday to Friday, 08:30am to 4:30pm

Full and Part Time Positions (22.5 to 37.5 hours a week)

£18,792 per annum

David Lewis Day Services require full time Day Time Support Workers to support a number of service users within group sessions and/or help support a group of Service Users within a small group based activity.

David Lewis is a modern, forward thinking charity with a track record and reputation built over 100 years. We provide a range of educational, residential, day services and medical services to support adults and young people with complex needs, including learning disabilities, epilepsy and autism.

Main Responsibilities

Location:

Waford Aderley Edge SK9 7UD

Our benefits include:

  • Free DBS
  • Paid Training
  • Annual Xmas Pay Award (up to £500)
  • Up to 30 days annual leave
  • Up to 12 weeks full sick pay
  • Life Assurance Cover (3 x basic annual salary)
  • Further Education Sponsorship
  • Career Progression
  • A comprehensive health and wellbeing provision including an Employee Assistance Programme, Occupational Health Service
  • On site gym and swimming pool
  • Staff Referral and Reward Scheme
The Ideal Candidate

Ideally you will be an individual with a caring and adaptable approach to your work who maintains a positive attitude at all times. Quick to act on your own initiative you will have excellent communication skills, both verbal and written and be an effective team player.

David Lewis is a values-based employer, when looking for candidates:

We do not need you to have prior experience as full training is given

We want you to be happy to work within our values of:

  • Ambition,
  • Courage,
  • Integrity,
  • Partnership
  • Respect

We know that you make a real difference to the lives of the people we support and their loved ones

REMARKABLE JOBS FOR REMARKABLE PEOPLE

About The Company

David Lewis is dedicated to improving the life experiences of people with complex epilepsy, autism, learning disabilities and other complex support needs from across the UK.

We have a successful track record built up over 100 years with expertise in specialist residential, education, day opportunities and clinical and therapeutic services

Our specialist school and college is part of an education, day opportunities and residential community.

Our School is for 11-19 year olds and rated GOOD by Ofsted

We also have a college onsite for 16-25 year olds with an Ofsted rating of OUTSTANDING

Residential services for adults, either living in accommodation at our 165 acres in Warford or in one of our houses in a local town or village in Cheshire.

Adult day opportunities which develop social and vocational skills with the potential to lead to employment opportunities.

Access to therapy, nursing, medical and behaviour support if appropriate to an individual's needs.

David Lewis is dedicated to improving the life experiences of people with complex epilepsy, autism, learning disabilities and other complex support needs from across the UK.

David Lewis provides care 24 hours per day, 365 days per year. Hence, the post does require working early, late and weekend shifts as required.

David Lewis welcomes applications from a diverse talent pool.

Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Checks: This post, due to its nature, duties and responsibilities, will be subject to an enhanced check by the DBS. This is funded by David Lewis

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Details

  • Job Reference: 708009054-2
  • Date Posted: 9 September 2022
  • Recruiter: David Lewis
    David Lewis
  • Location: Alderley Edge, Cheshire
  • Salary: £18,792
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent