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Enablement worker- Community Support

Employer
Telford & Wrekin Council
Location
Telford, Shropshire
Salary
£18,562- £18,933 pro rata
Closing date
15 Aug 2021

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Sector
Housing, Community Services
Contract Type
Full time
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Job Details

“Be aspirational and think beyond the obvious to enable people to reach their full potential”Are you passionate about breaking down barriers to support people to live a more independent and fulfilling life?

This is an exciting opportunity to join our well established and highly successful team. We have had some new packages of care and are looking to grow and expand our team. 

You will be able to demonstrate being proactive in your approach to care and a willingness to adapt and change as we develop with to new innovations and challenges within the care sector.

Whilst previous experience and drivers are preferred, this is not essential. However, available hours may be reduced if you are unable to meet the transport requirements of some of our services.

What you will receive from us

  • Generous rates of pay
  • Expert training, that you will be paid to do and opportunities to develop your skills
  • Excellent support and ongoing supervision
  • The opportunity to progress within our team
  • Free DBS
  • Refer A Friend Scheme - £150 for every friend you successfully refer to us
  • The opportunity to join a team that is fully committed to support people to live a more independent and fulfilling life.
  • A truly rewarding career

About us

My Options - Activity Wellbeing and Care Services is part of Telford & Wrekin Council and provides a wide range of person-centred support to over 350 people to vulnerable people of all ages and abilities.

We currently provide a wide range of services including; Access to Activities for Young People, Community Activity and Wellbeing, services, Residential options, Community support for those people living in their own or shared accommodation. Our services also include a very successful Shared Lives Scheme and The Skills and Enterprise hub, where people can develop their skills and confidence as part of their stepping stone to work.

If you want to join us at this exciting time then please complete the attached online application form as CVs will not be accepted. We are committed to equality and diversity.

Please note employees who are at risk will be considered first for this position. Only if an appointment is not made will other candidates be considered.

If you would like to discuss this opportunity further please contact:  My Options, Activity Wellbeing and Care services on 01952 381317 or email myoptions@telford.gov.uk

We are committed to equality and diversity. Posts working with children or vulnerable groups will be subject to an appropriate criminal records check.

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Why work for Telford & Wrekin Council?

As a co-operative council, the work environment is innovative, creative and entrepreneurial.

You will be joining an organisation that works hard on a personal and professional level, and most importantly, an administration that serves local communities to the highest possible standards. And, as a council employee, you are entitled to a range of excellent terms and conditions like flexible working hours, a modern working environment and, career progress.

What’s in it for you?

  • Good work/life balance. Work from home. Annual pay increments. Training courses and workshops. Annual Personal Professional Development (APPD) Automatic membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme. Discount on products and services, such as theme parks and discounted travel. Free parking for employees.
Find Us
Website:
Telephone
01952 380000
Location
Addenbrooke House
Ironmasters Way
Telford
Shropshire
TF3 4NT
GB
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