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Service Support

  • Employer: Wirral Evolutions
  • Reference: WE/24/275300
  • Published: Mon 25/03/2024, 15:46 PM
  • Closing on: Sun 14/04/2024, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Part Time, Evenings, Weekends
  • Hours: Various hours per week
  • Salary: £23,893 - £24,294 (pro rata for part-time hours)
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Wirral, Merseyside

There has never been a more exciting time to join Wirral Council. We’ve got ambitious targets to meet and to achieve everything we have promised to our residents, we need people who are ready to deliver the very best for our communities and show how they can #BeTheDifference. Our vision is to secure the best possible future for our residents, defined by the community prosperity we create and supported by our excellent people and services. If you strive to #BeTheDifference and want to be at the heart of our change and improvement journey, then this could be the perfect job for you.

Service Support (Care) x4 posts

Wirral Evolutions provide innovative day care support and daytime opportunities to enhance the life and social skills of adults with disabilities across the region our motto is one life, let’s live it! To find out more about we do, visit our website www.wirralevolutions.org

About the Role:

Our hubs are unique services for adults with learning, physical disabilities, and people with complex health needs from across Wirral. The service supports individuals to participate in a wide range of sports, hobbies and social activities which are building, and community based. The shared focus is to provide supported personalised activities or sensory experiences for clients to fulfil their desired outcomes. These posts have become available to provide care and support to vulnerable adults with learning disabilities at number of locations.

About the candidate:

We would love to hear from you if you have a passion and drive for supporting people with learning disabilities however, training and development would be provided including a comprehensive induction programme. You will join a vibrant and motivated team who will contribute to providing high quality care and support on a daily basis (Monday to Friday) whilst supporting colleagues in other senior roles in a variety of duties. These roles are a fantastic opportunity for individuals who are caring, dedicated, passionate and who strive to provide an excellent level of care. Through a wide variety of activities, they will support people to engage and maximise their potential to achieve their outcomes.

Benefits:

Pleasant working conditions

Employer contribution to pension

Sickness payment scheme

Up to 28 days per year annual paid holiday (pro rata if applicable) 8 Bank Holidays per year (pro rata if applicable).

Annual pay review

Access to Employee Assistance Programme

Induction programme and ongoing learning and development to meet mandatory training requirements.

Blue Light Card discount service for health care, social care, and emergency services workers Opportunities for career progression within a large diverse public sector organisation.

Additional Information

If you would like to know more about our service and the Service Support role, you can call any of the locations listed below for an informal discussion with a Manager or Team Leader.

Click on the Wirral Evolutions website for contact telephone numbers www.wirralevolutions.org

Shortlisting to take place week commencing 15th April 2024.

Interviews to be held week commencing week commencing 22nd April 2024.

Hints and Tips for Completing Application Form – Important Please Read

  • Remember to explain in your application form under the heading Supported Information,

how you meet each of the essential criteria. 

  • The essential criteria can be found in the job description under the heading ‘Role Specific Knowledge, Experience and Skills’
  • Provide as much information as possible to support your application by explaining why your knowledge, experience and skills are relevant, even if they have not been gained in the social care sector.
  • Provide as much information as possible by outlining the various duties and roles you have carried out.
  • Examples are a great way of showing what knowledge, skills and experience you have to do the job, whether that be from previous roles or from personal experience.

Working at Wirral

You’ll also want to know what it’s like to work here so, as a start:

Our values are more than just pieces of paper on our walls! We’ve all played a role in developing these, so they reflect the immense pride we have in what we do, what matters to us, what inspires us and inform how we think, approach things, and behave.

We believe in ensuring staff are well looked after, staff wellbeing is a priority for us. We’re serious about recognising and rewarding people for the great things they do. You’ll benefit from our track record of developing, growing, and investing in our people.

We have a range of staff benefits including staff discounts, an excellent pension scheme which includes a generous employer contribution rate, immediate life cover and ill-health protection. We have a strong flexible working approach, hybrid working, family-friendly employment initiatives and an annual leave package starting with 28 days leave plus public holidays.

We have an inclusive, engaged culture, everyone has a voice, everyone is valued for their contribution and understands the role they play in delivering our strategic priorities.

Each voice is heard, each contribution valued. We embrace diversity in our workforce and recognise it is critical to our success. We support an inclusive culture that champions differences and nurtures a sense of belonging. We encourage people from diverse backgrounds, who share our values and our commitment to inclusion to apply for roles with us.

We want you to be your best at work, we create the conditions to help you thrive and we mirror this in our recruitment process. If you’d like us to do anything differently during the recruitment process to make it barrier-free and as accessible as possible, please contact recruitment@wirral.gov.uk

Please note that in accordance with the Council’s policy, employees who are in a formal redeployment situation will be considered in the first instance for all vacancies.

It is Council policy not to re-appoint any employee who has left under the terms of the Council's Early Voluntary Retirement (EVR) scheme or who have left with a voluntary severance (VS) package, unless in exceptional circumstances.

Applications will be accepted until midnight on the closing date.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy earlier than the specified date should we receive sufficient applications.

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  • Job Description
  • Employer: Wirral Evolutions
  • Reference: WE/24/275300
  • Published: Mon 25/03/2024, 15:46 PM
  • Closing on: Sun 14/04/2024, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Part Time, Evenings, Weekends
  • Hours: Various hours per week
  • Salary: £23,893 - £24,294 (pro rata for part-time hours)
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Wirral, Merseyside

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