Care Support Workers for the Day Centre at Harborne

Salary: £8.25 per hour

6 x Part Time – Monday - Friday – 9.00am – 4.00pm   

1 x Part Time  – Monday - Friday – 9.30am – 3.00pm                     

About the role

We have exciting opportunities for enthusiastic and dedicated individuals to join our team of Care Support Workers at our Day Services Centre in Harborne, Birmingham.

You will be involved in providing direct support to service users whilst they are at the day service and out on community day trips. You will need to proactively support individuals to make choices and communicate their needs, enable service users to take part in all activities and attend to their personal care.

About us

Focus Birmingham is a specialist charity providing expert support, advice and information to anyone in the Birmingham area affected by sight loss or other disabilities, and because sight loss and disability affects family, friends and carers, we work with them too.

Our day services team work with adults from the age of nineteen upwards, with no upper age limit, to deliver stimulating programmes of activities which are tailored to the needs of the individual. We specialise in working with people with visual impairment and other complex needs and providing appropriate support so that each person can achieve their full potential.

About you and what we can offer

You will need a qualification in care; a minimum of NVQ / QCF level 2 or equivalent, have experience of working with people who have a visual impairment and or other multiple disabilities, have an understanding of health and safety, be physically capable of assisting service users, be caring and approachable, well-motivated and reliable.

Our selection process aims to make sure that the role is right for you and you are right for us. It involves completing an application form (no CVs will be accepted) and taking part in an interview/assessment process and visiting our service.

To apply for one of our opportunities please download and complete the application form. Please ensure you read the job description and person specification provided. Completed application forms can be sent by e-mail to jobs@focusbirmingham.org.uk or alternatively you can post your application form to Human Resources, Focus Birmingham, 48-62 Woodville Road, Harborne, Birmingham B17 9AT. The closing date to apply for these positions is 11th August 2019 .

Focus Birmingham is committed to equal opportunities, and welcomes applications from all sections of the community, irrespective of race, colour, age, gender, sexuality or disability.

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