LD Day Service Support Worker - annualised 

18 per week / 72 hours per month

£10.01 per hour rising to £10.21 per hour on successful completion of training and probation period

An exciting opportunity has arisen in our Learning Disabilities Day Service to have an annualised hours contract within our team.

The contact is permanent and covers a minimum of 72 hours per month, but could rise depending on service requirements.

We are looking for someone who can work flexible and be available to increase and flex their hours according to the service requirements.

You will be a 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 requirements. Hours of work are between 9am and 4pm Monday to Friday.

As 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.

This post is subject to a satisfactory enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service disclosure.

See the attached Job Description for the full details of the role.

What next?

Please send:

  1. Application Form
  2. Covering letter of no more than 1 side of A4 explaining why you want to work at Persona.
  3. Completed core attributes analysis for the Support Worker role showing how you meet our criteria.

Send this to workforce@personasupport.org 

Deadline for applications is 5pm on 12th December 2021 after which we will shortlist candidates for interview.