Website Guild Care
Birkdale & Fitzalan Howard Centre
Worthing, West Sussex
Hours of Work
37.5 hrs pw, 5 days per week
8.30 am – 4.30 pm
25th November 2022
Proposed interview date/s (if known)
29th & 30th Of November
We have an exciting opportunity for you to join our well-established friendly team in our supporting day services.
You will provide support and befriending to adults with learning disabilities with the purpose of improving health and wellbeing, reducing social isolation and maximising independence.
You will work as part of a team to enable a small group of adults with learning disabilities to develop life skills and to participate in meaningful activities, such as outings and events in a safe, stimulating, and person-centred environment.
Benefits of working at Guild Care
Working for a local charity that has supported the community since 1933
Welcome to Guild Care bonus (for eligible roles)- Up to £1000 for Registered Nurses and up to £1000 for Care, Home Care and Day Services Support Staff
Refer a friend scheme- you could earn £500 for recommending a friend to Guild Care
Buddy Incentive- you could receive up to £125 to support our new recruits in role, promoting a supportive and friendly environment for our newcomers (Care Services only)
20-25 days holiday
Flexible shift patterns
Free DBS check
Excellent learning and development opportunities and clear defined care career pathway
Local offers for Guild Care staff
Being part of a values- led organisation
Proven experience and a passion for adults and children with learning disabilities and other complex needs to live life to the full
Ability to communicate appropriately and effectively with a range of different people, including people who access services, relatives, carers, staff, and other professionals
Ability to maintain confidentiality
Ability to administer medication (training will be provided) and provide personal care
Ability to provide practical assistance to enable the people we support to engage in a wide range of activities, in one of our buildings, the local community and/or via telephone, skype, zoom
Ability to follow guidance to support individuals with their behaviour if required.
Excellent IT, and literacy skills
To work across all Guild Care Services for children and adults with learning disabilities
Works well as part of a team and also able to work alone.
Follows correct policies and procedures in all aspects of work
Ability to work flexibly including occasional evenings and/or weekends
Ability to travel (mainly in Worthing area)
Satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Check
Knowledge and understanding of the needs of adults and children with learning and physical disabilities, complex health needs, and autism, and their carers.
Understanding of safeguarding
Experience of working with parents/carers
Experience of working in the care sector
Experience of enabling people to engage in a wide range of activities within a day service setting and thelocal community
Knowledge of Makaton sign language
Ability to drive a minibus
Relevant professional Qualification (EG NVQ, QCF)
Get in touch
For further information please call our Recruitment Team on 01903 863154.
We reserve the right to close the vacancy upon successful selection of candidates, please apply as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.Further infomation link: www.guildcare.org
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