• Full Time
  • Watford WD25
  • 12.55 £ / Month

Camphill Village Trust

Job details

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Pay

  • £12.55 an hour

Job type

  • Full-time

Shift and schedule

  • Weekend availability
  • Monday to Friday

Location

Watford WD25

Full job description

Job title: Day Opportunities Support Worker

Location: Delrow Community, Hilfield Lane, Watford, WD25 8DJ.

Purpose: To help ensure that each of the day opportunity day service (Drama, Café, Crafts & Social Farm) offers a suitable, effective environment for the people we support, one which is safe, stimulating and welcoming to all.

Salary: £11.95 per hour.

Hours: 37.5 hours per week (Monday to Friday 9am-5pm, occasional evenings and weekends).

 


Are you creative? Do you have a passion for drama?

Can you see yourself working with us?

We have an opening for you to join us as a Day Opportunities Support Worker at our Delrow community in Watford. If the following appeals, we’d love to hear from you:

  • You will be creative and willing to learn new skills.
  • You’ll have a fun but mature attitude.
  • You’ll have a kind and considerate manner.
  • You’ll enjoy working in a team but be confident in taking on personal responsibilities.
  • You must be hardworking, have a flexible approach and willing attitude.

 

Who are we looking for?

  • You’ll have a proven ability to be honest, dependable and dedicated to your role.
  • You must have the ability to write in a legible manner, keep records and write clear accounts of your work/incident reports etc.
  • You may have some previous experience of working with vulnerable people, ideally with adults with learning disabilities and mental health conditions.
  • You may have working knowledge of Health & Safety and First Aid.
  • You’ll adapt a calm, person orientated approach with a flexible mind set and the ability to take and give direction from and to others.
  • You’ll be respectful and understanding of others.
  • Knowledge of all things drama desirable but not essential.
  • You’ll empower others and help them achieve personal learning and development targets.
  • You’ll be focused on results and quality.
  • You’ll be able to solve problems and make decisions.
  • You’ll be resilient to change and challenges.
  • Experience of teaching or delivering group activities is desirable.

 

What are the main responsibilities of this role?

  • Your first responsibility will be to support the people we support in drama.
  • You’ll also provide support to learn skills in Running a Café, Textile Weaving, Felt-making, Needlecraft, Social Farm, Pottery and Food Preparation skills.
  • You’ll help support the individuals and workshops, through effective planning, utilising, and developing existing skills, generation of creative ideas and being able to do so using a person- centred approach.
  • You’ll adapt a creative, flexible way of working with the promotion of inclusion and individuality, and to celebrate achievement using a person-centred approach.
  • You’ll be aware of your environment with due notice given to recycling, reduction of waste and ensuring equipment is both working safely and effectively.
  • You may be required to perform duties other than those given in this job description. The specific duties and responsibilities may vary from time to time.
  • Supporting within the guidance of Health and Safety, Manual Handling, Accident reporting and Fire regulations.
  • Attending mandatory training and be willing to attend supervision, team meetings, events, festivals and other community events.
  • Work alongside the extended community including C&S, office staff and management teams.
  • All areas require a creative, flexible way of working with the promotion of inclusion and individuality, and to celebrate achievement using a person-centred approach at all times.
  • Awareness of your environment with due notice given to recycling, reduction of waste and ensuring equipment is both working safely and effectively.

 

Role requirements:

  • Good level of standard education.
  • Skills, knowledge and enthusiasm for all things Drama
  • Experience in supporting people with Learning Disabilities
  • Full Clean Driving License.
  • Able to understand and interpret relevant verbal and non-verbal communication.
  • Good social and oral communication skills.
  • Able to motivate and organise self and others.
  • Flexible, with good problem-solving skills.

 

All our employees require a DBS criminal record check. We will do this for you.

We may close this vacancy early if we receive a sufficient number of applications.

Camphill Village Trust is an equal opportunity employer.

As a national charity and not-for-profit organisation, Camphill Village Trust brings over 65 years of experience, knowledge, and passion to supporting people with learning disabilities, autism, mental health challenges, and complex needs.


Phone: 
03301 221340
Email:

To apply for this job please visit www.networxrecruitment.com.

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