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Care and Activity Coordinator (Adult Services)

The HamletHours: 36 hours a week or Job Share

Salary: £20,036.01 per annum

The Hamlet are looking for a Care and Activity Coordinator to work with the management team to ensure that the service is run effectively to give the best outcome for individuals.

Purpose of the role

  • To work with the management team to ensure that the service is run effectively to give the best outcome for individuals, supporting independence and choice
  • To support the deputies, in the day-to-day running of the service
  • To provide a safe and supported environment giving priorities to medication, overseeing personal care and lunchtimes.

The successful candidate will

  • Be an excellent team player with leadership ability.(essential)
  • Have experience of working with individuals  with disabilities and complex health
  • Be an excellent  organiser. (Essential)
  • Have an understanding of the importance for all students to be treated as adults
  • To be given choice and involvement, to have fun, socialise and how staff can support this (Essential)
  • Be prepared to use the skills you have, and demonstrate an enthusiasm and energy and get involved (Essential)
  • Have an understanding of the experience of disabled people and their families can face on a daily basis and an appreciation of the barriers to inclusion that disabled people and their families experience (Essential)
  • Have excellent problem solving skills (Essential)
  • Have excellent communication with the ability to communicate with a wide range of people and abilities (Essential)
  • Have a sound understanding of safeguarding young adults and children (Essential)
  • Have a willingness to cover Out of Hours Coordinator as required (Essential)
  • Have a willingness to undertake training as required for the role (Essential)
  • Be able to work in a physically demanding role that involves lifting and operating lifting equipment

Please be aware this role is subject to satisfactory references and  Enhanced DBS check.

Job Description

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Closing Date: Friday 25 May 2018 (noon)

Interview Date: Tuesday 5 June 2018