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Female Training & Support Worker


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FEMALE TRAINING AND SUPPORT WORKER - IVYBRIDGE AND PLYMOUTH ARE YOU LOOKING FOR AN EXCITING NEW CHALLENGE WITH A CHANCE TO MAKE A REAL DIFFERENCE IN THE LIVES OF THE PEOPLE WE SUPPORT? WOULD YOU LIKE TO BE PART OF A DEDICATED TEAM WHERE NO TWO DAYS ARE THE SAME? The DOVE Project are seeking a dynamic, flexible and driven person within our Inclusion and Training Programmes, supporting young people and adults with learning disabilities and autism working across both our Plymouth and Ivybridge departments. The role will include providing flexible support enabling small groups or individuals throughout the week, which will encourage people to be active within their own communities. We aim to develop the skills of the people we support, building confidence and self-esteem through a programme of meaningful activities. The candidate will need: * A flexible approach to work including occasional evenings and weekends * To be confident working independently * Excellent communication skills * To be self-motivated and reliable * To be friendly, approachable and have a caring attitude towards others * IT literate and understanding of basic Office applications * To be available to provide cover at short notice Knowledge or experience of working with people with autism and learning disabilities and a full, clean driving licence would be desirable. This position will be an average of 35 hours per week. Starting wage of £9.12 per hour rising to £9.30 on 1st June 2021 * Company Benefit Scheme * Full induction and training will be provided We are an equal opportunity employer and are only interested in your ability to do the job. We will require the successful candidate to fill out a full DBS disclosure. The Organisation: The Dove Project - Part of The CareTech Community Services Ltd is a provider of specialist social care services supporting 5000 adults with a wide range of needs in more than 300 services across the UK. Committed to the highest standards of care and governance, we provide innovative care pathways for people to live in community settings with learning disabilities, severe physical disabilities, autistic spectrum disorder, challenging behaviour, mental health, forensic needs and acquired brain injury within a range of settings including, supported living services, shared housing, residential services and outreach. We encourage people to take control of their lives - this could be finding employment, having an active social life, learning new skills or building self-confidence. CareTech Community Services are proud to inform you that they are a "Disability Confident Leader". Successful candidates will be required to complete an enhanced DBS disclosure prior to commencement of employment, the disclosure expense will be met by the employer. Due to the high volume of applications we receive, we are unable to contact every applicant. We will be in touch 7-10 days after receipt of your CV if progressing your application to the next stage. STRICTLY NO AGENCIES
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