Community Outreach Worker

Community Outreach Worker
07 Mar 2018
19 Mar 2018
Sport & Leisure
Contract Type
Full Time

Community Outreach Worker

Have you had experience dealing with adults with social, emotional and behavioural difficulties and challenging behaviours?

Orchard Vale Trust is a registered charity with 30 years of experience in providing quality residential care and support which enables adults with learning disabilities to take more control of their lives and to play a fuller role in the community.

We are developing Orchard Vale Trust's services and recruiting for a Community Outreach Worker to deliver a community support programme consistent with the ethos, policies and objectives of Orchard Vale Trust.

You will work closely with the CEO to develop a community support strategy and be responsible for ensuring the delivery of a cohesive, resourced and quality community outreach programme that provides information and support in accessing available services to individuals with learning difficulties and their families.

We are looking for a positive and motivated person who has excellent communication, planning, self-management and organisational skills.

Critical to your success will be a genuine passion for making a difference to the lives of people with learning disabilities and you will need the ability to directly relate to people with learning disabilities.

Previous experience in a health, social care, or people focused setting is essential.

You will have a QCF Level 5 (or equivalent) in Management or willing to work towards this qualification within the first 12 months of service.

This position is full time, 37.5 hours per week. We are open to discuss and agree your work pattern, but please note you will be required to be flexible with your working week as there may be some evening and weekend work required.

All applicants are required to hold a full UK Driving Licence.

All applicants will be required to complete a DBS that is paid for by Orchard Vale Trust.

Please note we do not accept CV's, you will need to complete an Orchard Vale Trust application form which you can download along with a full job description by clicking the link on this advert. Alternatively you can either visit our website, or contact Crystal Barry on who will be happy to provide them.

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