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"Knowing that the work I do contributes towards improving the lives of Peterborough residents is a real driver for me. Work isn’t just about coming into the office to do the 9 to 5, it’s about wanting to make a real difference. The commitment of my colleagues in working to achieve that goal means there’s always support when you need it and a great team spirit."

Claire M, Children's Services

Driver and Support Worker

Job Summary

Contract Type:
Working Hours:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 18/01/2019 17:00
Employment Location:
City College, Peterborough
£17,681- 18,870
Weekly Hours:
37 Hours per week
Vacancy ID:

Job details 

Closing date:
18 Jan

Please note

This job is closed for applications.

Further information

We are looking for support worker with D1 driving licence to work in Day opportunities as part of our team at the City Centre Hub based at City College Peterborough, that has the enthusiasm and flexibility to support individuals with learning and physical disabilities in a variety of settings to promote independence skills.

You will be responsible for the safe transport of adults with disabilities to and from our service and support them in a range of training and community activities.
You will work alongside other team members to support individuals with all aspects of personal care, to ensure all individuals are able to maximise independence.
The successful candidate will join a committed and hardworking team who provide opportunities for people with learning disabilities to develop and maintain skills for independence and sustain their health and wellbeing.

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 plans. 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.

Please select the job description and complete application form from our website 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

Interview date: To be confirmed

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

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