Vacancy Details

Casual Link Assistant

Employer:
Elmbridge Borough Council
Salary:
£18,988 to £20,681 pro rata (£10.12 to £11.02 per hour)
Location:
The Cobham Centre for the Community, Oakdene Road, Cobham, Surrey, KT11 2LY
Contract:
Casual
Working Pattern:
Part Time/Flexible Hours
DBS Check:
Enhanced
Closing Date:
08/03/2021 at 09:00 AM
Reference:
SER/21/142665
Elmbridge Borough Council

Can you be flexible in your approach?  Do you have a creative and enthusiastic nature? Do you have experience working with people with disabilities? Do you want to make a difference? If this sounds like you, read on?

Our Cobham Link programme provides support to those with mild to moderate learning disabilities and Autism, who want to be as independent as possible. The group is involved with a variety of activities such as allotment gardening, choir, drama and money skills.

As you would imagine being part of the support network of Cobham Link, requires strong communication and organisational skills, as well as dedication, enthusiasm and energy.

What is special about this role, is that you will be able to help develop and implement a programme to meet the physical, emotional and personal needs or those in our group with a low to moderate learning disability and Autism. What you do will make a real difference to people’s lives!

About you

You will be creative, committed and enthusiastic. You will have:-

  • Proven experience of working with people with a learning disability
  • Knowledge of community care and the Cobham Link Service
  • The ability to produce reports and maintain social care records
  • To be creative, to look at innovative personalised activity
  • A good standard of education

As this is a Casual post you would be flexible in your working hours. You could be working up to 7 hours a day when required.

About us

We are proud of our commitment to support our older and more vulnerable residents through the community support team. This group of committed and inspiring individuals come together to offer our residents a huge variety of care and support. For example:-

  • Meals on wheels
  • Community alarm and telecare services
  • Community transport
  • Relief carers scheme
  • Independent living centre

What are you waiting for?

If you have any questions, please contact Rebecca on 07562 438856 and she will be more than happy to help you. Applications close on Monday 8th March at 9am.

Good luck!

Equal Opportunities

Elmbridge Borough Council - Working for Equality. We welcome applications from all sections of the community.

How to apply

Please note that we do not accept CVs. We only accept online applications. Our applications can take up to 2hrs to complete.

 

To apply use the "Apply Online" button below, which will take you to our Applicant Tracking System ('ATS') where, once you have applied, you can log on to your online account at any time to view the status of any of your applications. By using ATS, you can track the progress of your application(s), receive communications by email, select your own interview time online and see whether you have been made a conditional offer.

Further information on this vacancy

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