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Generic Support Worker

Employer:
Bracknell Forest Council
Salary:
£0 - £24,999
Location:
Waymead
Contract:
Permanent
Working Pattern:
Evenings/Full Time/Nights/Weekends
Hours:
37 hours per week.
DBS Check:
Enhanced
Closing Date:
18/08/2019 at 11:55 AM
Reference:
People/19/105620
Bracknell Forest Council
Person centred, always putting the guests first delivering great care, enthusiastic and energetic, reliable and trustworthy - we have a can-do attitude! You’ll have time to do things right. Positive approach by all, for all.
 
We want to help our most vulnerable guests to get their lives firmly back on track. It’s why our support workers have the time to get to know everyone they work with. We’re working towards protected caseloads. And we do what we think should be done, not just what needs to be done. Put simply, we change lives for the better.
 
Because we’re Bracknell Forest Council!
 
What it’s like working in our team…
 
We are a small team who works closely together to make sure we are providing the best support to the individuals who use our service. Sometimes the work is challenging however there is also time for finding creative solutions and every day is different.

The role of the Generic Support Worker is to not only to support the Senior Support Workers in the day to day running of the services, but to be creative in what we can, as a service deliver.
 
You will be supported to carry out the following duties, responsibilities and training…

• To develop and support a wide range of interesting and socially inclusive activities for people using the Service.

• Implement the Policies and Procedures of the Department and of the individual Services/Teams. 

• Ensure good communications within the whole LD service so that the service to individuals is coordinated and safe. 

• Participate in all appropriate internal/external training as identified through the supervision and appraisal system and utilise the skills and knowledge gained to improve services to individuals.

The benefits you will experience are…
 
• Regular opportunities for development with internal and external training courses.

• An inclusive and social working environment.

• Internal sports and social club opportunities.

• Discounted leisure centre and gym membership.
 
• Supermarket discount.
 
• An interest free loan for a rail season ticket.

• Access to childcare vouchers.
 
What we’re looking for…
 
The ideal candidate will be able to relate to and empathise with individuals with a learning disability. You will know how to implement empowering risk management procedures.

You will also be a role model and demonstrate the Council’s values and beliefs. Receptive to new ideas and able to accept changes you will be motivated and able to use initiative.
 
Interview date
 
Interviews will be held on 29th August 2019.

Want to ask us a question?
For an informal discussion or to ask any questions about this role.  Please contact:
 
Sarah Faulkner
Provider Services Manager
Phone Number - 01344 353333

Equal Opportunities

Bracknell Forest Council – Working for Equality. We welcome applications from all sections of the community.

How to apply

Please apply online (see below).

It is important that you read the Application Pack before you apply for this job. It contains information that you will need to refer to when applying. Not referring to this information is likely to reduce your chances of success.

Bracknell Forest Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and adults at risk and expects all staff to share this commitment. All staff employed by the Council in contact with children and adults at risk must be aware that a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check will be undertaken. We take up references for all shortlisted candidates and, wherever possible, apply for these prior to interview.

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