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Activity Co-Ordinator/ Senior Support Worker

Job Description

We are looking for a full-time Activity Co-ordinator to work in our Registered Care Home with Nursing. Oakwood is a new purpose built Care Home for 7 individuals with autism, learning disabilities, mental health and challenging/complex needs.

The role will involve introducing individualised activities for people and liaising with a variety of colleagues and different organisations to facilitate activities. You will be a driver who is able and willing to drive up to an 8-seater vehicle, with experience of working with people who have learning disabilities and promoting their choice and independence. Good leadership and communication skills, an assertive team player and a positive attitude towards supporting people with complex needs are essential for this post.

Please note that all salaries shown are based on whole time of 375 hours per week for non-medical roles and 40 hours per week for medical roles, part time roles are pro-rated accordingly.

The Trust aims to ensure that no job applicant or employee is unfairly disadvantaged on the grounds of race, colour, nationality, ethnic origin, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, transgender, marital status/civil partnership, religion/belief or trade union status. The Trust is committed to the employment and career development of people from ethnic minority backgrounds and people with disabilities.

The Trust would encourage applications from people who have experience of using Mental Health & Learning Disability Services.

We reserve the right to close this post early should we be overwhelmed by applications. Please ensure you submit your application as soon as possible to ensure it is considered in the selection process. If you have a disability and can demonstrate that closing this post early would impact on your ability to submit an application in time, please do not hesitate to contact us to make an offline application within the original timeframe.

Existing work permit holders should be aware that if the post they are applying for is a promotion or with a different Trust, a new work permit application will have to made. We are unable to guarantee the outcome of the decision of the Home Office.

Please ensure you read the person specification as your application will be judged against this.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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