Activities Assistant

Advertiser
Livability
Date Posted
15th July 2016
Reference
ARB2-250
Sector
Health
Location
Edgware, Middlesex
Benefits
8-9 Per Hour £8.55 per hour
Salary
£10,000 to £20,000 Per Annum
Contract Type
Permanent
Grades
Non Qualified
Job Roles
Activities Co-ordinator
Livability is a national Christian disability and community engagement charity that delivers a variety of community projects, disability care services and training resources across the UK. We also share our expertise internationally. Our vision is of a transformed society where disabled and disadvantaged people can live life to the full. That’s why, since 1844, we’ve been campaigning, training and pioneering projects - services to help improve the wellbeing and social inclusion of disabled adults and children.

Right now, we’re looking for community-minded people who share our passion, values and dedication to join us at Brookside House, Edgware. Taking its name from a brook which runs at the back of the property, Brookside House in Edgware Middlesex offers flexible living spaces for up to 24 disabled people.

Day-to-day, you’ll provide vital support as, working to a personalised care plan, you help them develop independent living skills. Most (but not all) roles are based in the community rather than a care home and involve assisting residents with a variety of individual needs, including personal care. We’ll also rely on you to escort them to local events and activities, thus enabling them to have an active social life and to engage with their community.

No social care experience is required, although if you already have some that’s great too. What’s essential is a real desire to help others and a driving licence and access to a car for work. Generally you’ll work Monday - Friday, but may need to be able to work outside of normal office hours, including weekends, nights and public holidays on a rota system. In return, we’ll teach you how to understand an individual’s communication and language needs, physically move and position people if needed and how to recognise when someone may be struggling to communicate with you. You’ll also benefit from plenty of support and guidance and a wide range of benefits.

If you have a caring and compassionate nature and would like to help other people maximise their quality of life, the role of Activities Assistant could be your ideal next move.

Job board instructions

Please apply for this vacancy through the Livability Website using the direct link below and follow instructions in ‘How To Apply Section’:

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https://recruitmentlivability.ciphr-irecruit.com/templates/livability/job_list.aspx

For general enquiries, please call Recruitment Team on 0207 452 2000.

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