Day Service Supporter

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Reference:3/AC/17/092 

Salary:£16,491.00 - £18,746.00 

Working Hours:37 

Job Share:Yes 

Employment Type:Fixed Term  

Location:The Woodlands/Oakley, Isbourne Road, Whaddon, Cheltenham - GL52 5QG 

Closing date:27 March 2017 at midnight 

3x Positions - Fixed term for 1 year

Oakley is a day services for Adults with learning disabilities, complex needs and some behaviours that are challenging.


The Woodlands is an independent service situated in the grounds of Oakley Adult Opportunity Centre in Cheltenham. It is a purpose built day service for adults with learning disabilities including Autism, Complex Needs and Challenging Behaviour and would not fit into a normal day care environment.


We are looking for applicants who have some experience in working in these areas.


This post works across both Centres where you will be required as part of the team to facilitate stimulating sessions and activities both within the centre/s and in the community in order to maximise service user choice, independence and inclusion.


To promote and encourage Service Users independence using a person centred approach.


Successful applicants will need to be able to work as part of a team across the 2 units.


You will be required to undertaking training.


This post is restricted to male applicants in accordance with the provisions of section 7 of the Sex Discrimination Act 1975, as it is important we maintain a gender balance within the staff team and consequently offer equality and diversity within the services that we can provide to adults with Learning Disabilities.

For an informal discussion please contact Sharon Broady on sharon.broady@gloucestershire.gov.uk or call 01242 221725

Application Information

Gloucestershire County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people or vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

We value diversity in our workforce and positively welcome applications from all sections of the community.

It is a legal requirement, under the Immigration Act 2016, that anyone appointed to a ‘customer facing role’ must be able to demonstrate an ability to fulfil all spoken aspects of the role with confidence in fluent English.

Below you will also find links to the Job Profile and Guidance Notes. Click ‘Apply’ to continue.

If you have any difficulty completing the on-line application form, or require this document in another format, please contact us and we can discuss your needs and provide help.  Telephone 01452 425888, option 2 then option 1 or email ContactUs@gloucestershire.gov.uk

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