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Bristol Community Links Central provides Day Opportunities for adults with learning difficulties, older people with dementia, and those with a physical disability. 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.
Full-Time 37 Hour Per Week & Part-Time Posts available.
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 aims to promote community inclusion, independence skills, and lifelong learning; and you will help to run a varied activity programme in a way which promotes dignity and independence, on an individual, and group basis.
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 Worker you will be joining an experienced team working in a vibrant community setting. You will provide support for people to enable them to engage in their local community and to participate in a wide range of activities.
You will be joining an experienced team working in a vibrant community setting, providing support for people to enable them to engage in their local community, and to participate in a wide range of activities.
You will support individuals to work safely, ensuring best practice within Bristol’s Equalities Policy, and the Social Model of Disability; and will be contributing with colleagues to the planning of packages of care, Person Centred Planning meetings, and Service Reviews.
You will also:
•Bring a positive can do attitude to the workplace
•Want to do something that really makes a difference in someone else’s day.
•Help engage people in activities.
•Treat people with dignity and respect.
•Listen to people and help them retain their independence.
Why Bristol City Council?
At Bristol City Council, we go that extra mile for our people; we offer a work environment which is fast moving and supportive, giving you the chance to use your skills and develop new ones within a high profile organisation.
What we offer:
•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
•Friendly welcoming and supportive team.
How do I apply?
If you share our values and are ready to be part of our exciting journey please select the apply button below.
To be successful in being shortlisted for interview, please submit an application which fully demonstrates how you meet each of the essential criteria as laid out in the Person Specification, this should be demonstrated in the ‘Further Information’ section of your application. Your application should fully evidence your education and training, along with your previous employment history. On occasion we will receive high numbers of applications, we may then shortlist against the desirable criteria along with the essential criteria, therefore please demonstrate how you can meet desirable criteria if you can.
Please note that this role is subject to an enhanced DBS check.
If you want a job that really makes a difference, contact Rachel on: 0117 9038644 to discuss in more detail what this role entails, and to arrange a visit to one of the BCL Bases.
At Bristol City Council, we value having a workforce as diverse as the City we serve. We therefore welcome, develop and promote people from all sections of the community.
To apply for this job please visit jobs.bristol.gov.uk.