Day Centre Officer

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Permanent
Working Hours:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
11/01/2022
Advert End Date:
28/01/2022 23:59
Employment Location:
Peterborough
Salary:
£20,092 - £22,183
Weekly Hours:
37
Vacancy ID:
104545
Closing date:
28 Jan
Further Information

We are looking for an individual that has the energy and enthusiasm to work with adults with learning disabilities, some of which may have behaviours that challenge. This role is a senior position, and the successful post holder will need to have the skills/ability to offer informal support and supervision day to day to grades below this post, reporting to Manager, Deputy Manager and Learning Disability Quality Officer and act as a role model to the rest of the team, to deliver a high standard of support to individuals with learning disabilities and to maximise their independence and experiences within the complex needs service at Kingfisher Centre.
You will work to promote a person-centred approach of independence and empowerment of people using services. You will assist with the planning, facilitating and evaluating individual and/or group work within the Complex Needs service as determined by individual development plans, supporting less experienced colleagues to prepare for and run sessions for individuals.
You must be prepared to deal with people who are often emotional and unpredictable in behaviour and be able to use negotiating skills to enable a person to fulfil their needs and be as independent as they can be according to their care plan and physical/mental health situation. You will have an awareness of issues facing people with learning and/or physical disabilities. You will have effective inter-personal skills such as negotiation, assertiveness and verbal communication. You will have the ability to use initiative, prioritise, and liaise with a range of other professionals. You will have the ability to work as part of a team and alone on base or in the community. You will have good verbal and written communication skills and the ability to deal confidently with a variety of situations.

To apply, please download the job description and application form from our website www.citycollegepeterborough.ac.uk and return by e-mail to recruitment@citycollegepeterborough.ac.uk or by post to Recruitment Department, City College Peterborough, Brook Street, Peterborough PE1 1TU.
Tel: 01733 293881 Fax: 01733 708067

Closing Date: 28th January 2022
Interview: TBC

City College Peterborough is committed to Equality and Diversity and to ensuring the safeguarding of learners and carries out appropriate checks to ensure the suitability of staff working with children, young people and vulnerable adults