We are always interested in hearing from people who share our values and purpose and want to work with us. We have an active pool of casual employees who work flexibly across the organisation. This helps us to manage demand and be responsive.

Casual Support Worker - LD Day Service
Hours - casual as and when required
£10.01 per hour (rising to £10.21 per hour on successful completion of training and probation period)

You will be a flexible person with a ‘can-do’ attitude.  You will have an ability to develop positive relationships with people and be passionate in supporting vulnerable people to reach their potential. You’ll want to make a positive difference to people’s lives and take pride in delivering high quality support. You’ll have a belief that people have a right to control and define their own lives regardless of disability, and see your role as enabling them to do this by supporting them to engage in a wide range of activities and opportunities both within our centres and in the wider community.

You will be working alongside a team of staff in one of our Learning Disability Day Service bases.  However, as a flexible member of staff you may be asked to work at any of our 11 bases across the borough depending on service need.  Hours of work are between 9 to 4pm Monday to Friday.

As Casual Day Service Support Worker you will be responsible for supporting adults with learning and physical disabilities to engage in meaningful daytime activities either in groups or individual basis.  This post is a physical job where there is a requirement to move and handle people, support individuals with personal care, manoeuvre adults who use wheelchairs both indoors and out in the community, support people to use public transport and support with wider community activities such as swimming, voluntary work, dance sessions and sports. Consequently, staff will need to have good health and the physical capacity to carry out these duties.

In return for your contribution we will support you throughout your career and we provide a wide range of employee benefits, career development and lifestyle support services to ensure that you too feel supported, fulfilled and valued from day one of your employment with us. For more details on learning & development, click here.

As this is a social care post a satisfactory disclosure and barring service (DBS) check is also required.

For further information about the role, please read the Job Description.

What next?

If these positions sound interesting then we want you to apply

Please send:

  1. Completed application form with a full employment history, training and details of 2 referees
  2. Covering letter of no more than 1 side of A4 explaining why you want to work for Persona
  3. Completed skills and values analysis for the Casual Support Worker role
  4. Completed availability form

Send this to the workforce team on workforce@personasupport.org