COORDINATOR - INCLUSION AND TRAINING (DAY OPPORTUNITY)
IVYBRIDGE AND PLYMOUTH
Salary - £21,840 per annum
£500 Welcome Bonus (*terms apply)
The DOVE Project offer a range of modernised Day Opportunities through our innovative "Inclusion and Training" programmes. Operating in Devon and Plymouth, we offer group based support through our hubs and training houses, with a focus on maintaining and developing new skills, enhancing inclusion and increasing levels of independence.
Evolve - Plymouth
Evolve offer specialised transition support for young people with learning disabilities and autism from the age of 16 through a group based programme of activities. We provide support alongside college placements or upon completion of education. We also offer independent living training and overnight stays at our skills development house in Plymouth. This can be accessed by people who are looking to move into supported living environment in the future, or as a more person focused form of "respite".
Personal Development Programme - Plymouth
Our Personal Development Programme (PDP) offers a range of group based activities from our City centre Hub and Art Studio. We offer a wide range of community based activities including; conservation and horticulture projects, sporting opportunities, independent living skills and social events. Our Art Studio offers various enterprise projects and art workshops within a relaxed and creative social environment.
Training and Support Hub - Ivybridge
Our Training and Support Hub offers a wide range of group based activities from our base in Ivybridge and includes accredited training through the AQA Unit Award Scheme. Our weekday "Personal Development Programme" is comprised of the following areas: Independent Living Skills, Retail and Vocational Training, The Art Studio and Community Inclusion (incorporating Community Work Projects, Sports and Fitness sessions and Social events).
The programme runs from Monday to Friday and also includes some evening sessions. We also provide support with vocational profiling and gaining work experience for people wishing to explore employment opportunities. We work closely with our Evolve and Supported Living teams to provide a variety of person centred support options.
Main Duties and Responsibilities
Assist the manager in the day-to-day operational management of the service, ensuring that available resources are used effectively to enable the provision of a high standard of service.
The Successful Candidate for the role will have:
Experience in a similar settings
Hold a health and social care qualification or equivalent
Be competent and confident in using Microsoft Office package
Experience in leading a staff team
The ability to keep calm under pressure
Confidence to work alone and as part of a team
Excellent communication skills
The passion to work with vulnerable Adults
The desire and commitment to achieve high standards of safeguarding
We offer Permanent contracts 40 hrs per week
Career progression path within the company
Competitive rates of pay
Employee Assistance Helpline
Paid DBS check
Valid for this position only
Paid after successful completion of probation period (6 months) or, if part time or bank, work the equivalent of 975 hours.
Payments are subject to taxable deductions
The welcome bonus can be withdrawn at any time and without notice.
We are an equal opportunity employer and are only interested in your ability to do the job.
Closing date for applications is 30/11/2021
The Dove Project - Part Of CareTech Community Services Ltd is a provider of specialist social care services supporting 5000 adults with a wide range of needs in more than 300 services across the UK. Committed to the highest standards of care and governance, we provide innovative care pathways for people to live in community settings with learning disabilities, severe physical disabilities, autistic spectrum disorder, challenging behaviour, mental health, forensic needs and acquired brain injury within a range of settings including, supported living services, shared housing, residential services and outreach. We encourage people to take control of their lives - this could be finding employment, having an active social life, learning new skills or building self-confidence.
CareTech Community Services are proud to inform you that they are a "Disability Confident Leader".
Successful candidates will be required to complete an enhanced DBS disclosure prior to commencement of employment, the disclosure expense will be met by the employer.
* Some of our roles require male or female employees only, where this is indicated it is a genuine occupational requirement, in accordance with the Equality Act 2010
Due to the high volume of applications we receive, we are unable to contact every applicant. We will be in touch 7-10 days after receipt of your CV if progressing your application to the next stage.
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