Day Service Facilitator

New to care or experienced? Join us as a Community Support Worker in Colchester, supporting people aged 18, with learning disabilities and communication needs. Location: Colchester - Essex Permanent Full Time £17,374 per annum based on 37.5 hours per week. Your new job: Achieve together is one of the UK's leading providers of support for people who with learning disabilities, autism, associated complex needs. Your duties may include: Plan and Delivering small group activities to support life skills Support with developing independence skills - through cooking, cleaning, looking after your home, work related skills etc Supporting access into the local community through work experience placements & volunteering Support with outreach on a 1:1 & 2:1 basis Support with leisure time activities including swimming Support with our 'Active Saturdays' Program where we access local attractions and facilities Be able to drive our service vehicles to support with community based activities and Morning & afternoon transportation of People we support. Why not head over to our website and read some of the fantastic success stories shared by people we support https://www.achievetogether.co.uk/category/success-stories/ You You do not need to have paid experience to be a Community Support Worker, although a basic level of English and Maths is required. We employ our Community Support Workers based on their values and the willingness to learn skills. You will be: Patient Understanding Respectful Caring & compassionate Considerate Reliable and responsible Our team members come from all walks of life, including: Retail, Hospitality, Warehouse, Security, Ex Forces, Sales, Administration, NHS, Social Care, Mental Health, Care Assistant, Outreach, Domiciliary Care, Health Carer and Residential Care. Your rewards include: Free enhanced DBS checks and clearances Ongoing career development to support you in achieving your ambitions Refer a Friend incentive scheme of £250 per referral 28 days holiday Free structured and supported 12-week induction to get you off to a flying start Personal online Learning and Development portal. Opportunity to gain sector specific qualifications and to join our Leadership and Management Programme Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) for help with financial, physical and mental wellbeing Discounts platform for permanent staff, including gift cards, discount codes and other benefits Pension - we contribute to your retirement fund Recognition and Reward Schemes including Long Service, Employee of the Month and Outstanding Achievement Awards Or maybe it's receiving the biggest smile from the person you support when they achieve a goal they never thought possible, and a heartfelt letter of thanks from their loved ones Subject to current Terms & Conditions Your new employer: Achieve together - Ordinary Lives, Extraordinary People Our growing organisation has over 25 years of expertise, and our team of expert practitioners are proud to deliver high-quality support across England and Wales. We offer the support and stability of a successful organisation with the homely family feel in each setting which is underpinned by our values: Being Bravewe are resourceful, open-minded & creative Having Funwe are present, engaged and communicate and connect Making things happenwe are reliable, trustworthy and take ownership Valuing everyonewe are good with people and emotionally intelligent Protecting you: We are committed to supporting our team members and take every precaution to ensure robust infection control procedures are followed and that they decrease the risk of Covid-19 transmission. Once a Support Worker you will be provided with full PPE, inclusive of hand sanitiser, masks, gloves, apron and shoe covers (where appropriate) and all the appropriate training to keep you and those around you safe. As a Support Worker, you will hold "Keyworker" status, have access to regular PCR testing, and be able to receive appropriate vaccines prior to commencing employment.? Does this sound like the career for you? If so, apply now and start your journey with us. Still want to know more? Call Jo Parker on 07458109527or email?us at We at Achieve Together treat everyone equally with dignity and respect. We believe in the strength and value of an inclusive and diverse workforce and recognise the positive contribution all employees bring regardless of age, race, ethnicity, disability, religion or belief, gender or sexual orientation. We value the unique talents of every individual and work together to help everyone achieve their full potential by providing equality of opportunity to our team members, welcoming applicants from all backgrounds and communities. Achieve together vacancies are excluded from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 which means that for certain types of employment it is lawful to reject a person for employment on the grounds of a spent conviction. When making an application, job applicants are obliged to disclose all convictions, whether or not they are spent.

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