Project Worker (Charity / Learning Disability)

8.38 - 8.55 GBP Hourly
25 Jul 2019
18 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Project Worker (Charity / Learning Disability)

We arrange social events around Leeds and provide staff support and door-to-door transport for all events. These can be meals out, pub trips, cinema trips, theatre nights, bowling, snooker or any other social activity that our members enjoy.

Members are invited to attend several events each month to catch up with their old friends.

Position: Project Worker
Location: Leeds, West Yorkshire
Job type: Full Time, Permanent
Hours: 37.5 hours per week
Salary: GBP8.38 per hour rising to GBP8.55 on completion of probation; rising further to GBP8.75 on gaining a Health & Social Care Diploma / NVQ Level 2
Benefits: Hft Plus benefits package (discounts and rewards across shops, restaurants, gym membership and days out), 20 days holiday (plus 8 bank holidays) increasing to 25 days after first year, contributory pension scheme and life assurance, an Employee Assistance Programme, annual staff award schemes, access to award winning training and development

Closing date: Sunday 18 August 2019
Interview date: 19 August 2019

About the role:

This role support adults with learning disabilities to participate in community based activities and on nights out with their friends.

Daytime activities may include walking, cycling, crafts, drama groups, coffee mornings, volunteer placements, conservation work and anything else our members are interested in trying.

Evening activities may include going out to bowling, cinema, visiting restaurants, pubs, theatre, playing snooker and any other social activities our members may enjoy.

About you:

You don't need experience of support work or any special qualifications for this job - you'll get plenty of training along the way. What matters most is your positive attitude to life and your desire to support people to live their life with as much independence, choice, dignity and control as possible.

We support people to travel to and from the activities and events, so a full, current EU / UK driving licence and willingness to drive our vehicles, as and when required is an essential.

What we offer:

We offer a range of benefits and career development opportunities. We'll give you a comprehensive induction, full training and support along the way. With Investors in People and Skills for Care accreditation we are committed to investing in our teams to ensure they have the specialist skills and expertise needed to support others to live the best life possible.

Join us and help us change lives.

Strictly no agencies please.

You may have experience of the following: Project Development Worker, Project Administrator, Charity, Project Coordinator, Charities Third Sector, Learning Disabilities, Administrator, Customer Service, Vulnerable People, Administration, Project Assistant, Project Support, Assistant Project Manager, Junior Project Manager, Project Worker, Events Coordinator, Events Planner, Events Co-ordinator, Events Assistant, Event Management, Events Administrator, etc.

Ref: 88005

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