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Support Worker (Driver)

Job Reference: 325-A-19-82845

Surrey and Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Day Services
MyTime Croydon, 17 Dunheved Road South, Thornton Heath
£21,374 - £22,742 inc 15% Fringe HCAS

MyTime Croydon is a Day Service for Adults who have a learning disability with epilepsy, sensory impairment, complex physical and/or social needs.

We are looking to recruit a highly motivated, enthusiastic person who is able to work flexible within our day service provision.

People using our service; find our service homely, welcoming and stimulating. Our staffing team are dedicated to ensuring that all people’s needs are cared for with compassion and respect. People who access our day service benefit from meaningful and enjoyable activities, as well as socialising with their peers.

The ideal candidate will preferably have experience of supporting and caring for people with a learning disability. You must also have a general understanding on information technology, as part of your role will involve you to use computers to access, input data as well as completing various training requirements.

The successful candidate will be expected to work Monday to Friday, between the hours of 8am and 5pm.

Part of your working duties will be to drive our manual vehicles in line with the needs of the service.You will need to hold a current and clean driving licence. If you are 25 years of age, you must have 3 years driving experience with no penalty points. You will be required to undertake a competency driving test, facilitated by the Trust, prior to any appointment.

The post presents an ideal opportunity for a caring person to work as part of our team, improving the quality of life for the people we support.

Please note that all salaries shown are based on whole time of 37.5 hours per week for non-medical roles and 40 hours per week for medical roles, part time roles are pro-rated accordingly.

The Trust aims to ensure that no job applicant or employee is unfairly disadvantaged on the grounds of race, colour, nationality, ethnic origin, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, transgender, marital status/civil partnership, religion/belief or trade union status. The Trust is committed to the employment and career development of people from ethnic minority backgrounds and people with disabilities.

The Trust would encourage applications from people who have experience of using Mental Health & Learning Disability Services.

We reserve the right to close this post early should we be overwhelmed by applications. Please ensure you submit your application as soon as possible to ensure it is considered in the selection process. If you have a disability and can demonstrate that closing this post early would impact on your ability to submit an application in time, please do not hesitate to contact us to make an offline application within the original timeframe.

Existing work permit holders should be aware that if the post they are applying for is a promotion or with a different Trust, a new work permit application will have to made. We are unable to guarantee the outcome of the decision of the Home Office.

Since October 2017 all of our premises have been smoke free.

Please ensure you read the person specification as your application will be judged against this.

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