Bristol City Council
Under the general supervision of the Practitioner Manager; to plan and work directly with service users with complex needs, managing difficult and complex behaviour. You will identify and agree outcomes for individual service users through person centred planning and life story work.
Based within the Bristol Community Links Service you will manage risks effectively and ensure access to community services and activities for service users on a group and 1:1 basis including access to transport.
You will support and undertake supervision for care workers. You will also support the delivery of reablement focussed services.
Bristol Community Links is the Bristol City Council day service provision for vulnerable adults with a range of disabilities and needs, including dementia, learning disabilities, autism, and physical or sensory impairments.
The Links service currently operates from 6 locations across the City, split into 3 main buildings and 3 drop-in centres. You will be predominantly based in one of the 3 main Link buildings, but will be required to be flexible on location depending on the operational needs of the service.
As a Care Advisor you will be joining an experienced team working in a vibrant community setting. You will supervise care workers and provide support for people to enable them to engage in their local community and to participate in a wide range of activities.
What you will bring:
You will treat people with dignity and respect.
You will bring a positive can do attitude to the workplace.
You will have a person centred approach and a flair for designing and leading engaging activities.
You will listen to people and facilitate person centred plans with service attenders which promote independence.
You will have a coaching approach when supervising care worker colleagues to ensure they are supported to do their job well.
What we can offer you:
24 days leave a year rising to 29 after 5 years’ service.
Full induction and training programme.
Very competitive rates of pay.
Opportunities for career development.
Excellent terms and conditions of employment.
Friendly welcoming and supportive team.
Please note this role is subject to an enhanced DBS check.
If you want to find out more about doing a job that really makes a difference, contact Kevin on 0117 3532521 to discuss in more detail what this role entails and to arrange a visit to one of the BCL Bases.
To apply for this job please visit jobs.bristol.gov.uk.