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Petersfield, Hampshire

£19596.49 FTE

04/10/2022 23:59:00

Job Description

Fitzroy are recruiting an experienced Support Worker or Activities Co Ordinator to join our day service in Petersfield, working 30 hours per week, Monday - Friday. A driving license is essential due to the nature of this role.

On Track in Petersfield offers day and community support in a fun and relaxed environment. There are lots of activities including sport, IT, drama, cooking, sensory, education, art, design, and rural skills.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Take a lead in developing and implementing planned structured sessions for individuals that are person centred.
  • To support individuals to participate in a wide range of community based sessions and make the best use of resources in the local community.
  • Assure the physical and emotional well-being of the people we support.
  • To take the lead for coordinating sessions within a service timetable, for individuals, which will incorporate:
    • Liaising with individuals, the staff team, relatives, friends, advocates, external professionals and outside agencies ensuring the individuals needs and wishes and aspirations are met by active participation in internal and community based activities and relationships.
    • Creating a session plan as part of an individual’s overall personal plan and ensuring it is implemented.
    • Monitoring and evaluating progress.
    • Attending reviews.
    • Maintaining an up to date, accurate, and accessible activity plan.
  • To work as part of a team:
    • Supporting the staff team to enable them to manage the sessions and associated systems
    • Enabling individuals to make informed choices within their lives.
    • Working with individuals to achieve identified goals.
    • Promoting and encouraging individual rights.
  • To work on a 1:1 basis:
    • To spend quality time and build up good communications with individuals ensuring that their sessions are person centred.
  • To effectively communicate verbally, in writing and using ICT.
  • Keeping relevant and accurate records in respect to accidents and incidents, support plans, session plans, reviews, meetings etc.
  • Raising issues and concerns regarding individuals with your line manager or another member of the management team, and where appropriate staff members, key workers, associated professionals, advocates, families and friends.
  • Work as part of a team.
  • Communicate effectively with your line manager and other staff within the service.
  • Contribute to and participate in team meetings.

Benefits Include:

  • 30 days holiday when you start (Pro rata for part time).
  • Enhanced rates of pay for weekends and overtime shifts.
  • Cash back scheme on health care such as dentists and opticians.
  • Access to virtual GPs.
  • Free legal advice.
  • Blue Light Card for instant shopping and leisure discounts.
  • Perkbox.
  • Paid DBS and paid subscription to the Update Service.
  • Long Service Bonuses.
  • Life assurance.
  • Free access to counselling.
  • Investment in your training and development.

Early application is encouraged as we reserve the right to close the vacancy at any time.

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