Job description

Teamwork Trust is a North Northamptonshire charity and social enterprise which works with and supports adults with autism, learning disabilities or mental health needs.

Our three centres are based in Corby, Kettering and Wellingborough. They are friendly, safe and supportive places in which our service users make new friends, access education and employment experiences and take part in on and off-site activities and classes.

OVERVIEW:

This vacancy offers the opportunity for the ideal candidate to achieve a Level 3 NVQ qualification in Health and Social Care, enabling them to progress into part time or full time employment within the health & social care industry.

DESCRIPTION:

As a member of the living and learning team, the successful candidate will learn about person-centred living and learning activities and how to support individuals to be more independent.

The apprentice will learn how to support service users to progress towards individual progression goals and will help them work together as member of the team in the centre and in the community.

The main purposes of the role are:

  • Ensure the service users’ voice is included at all stages.
  • To support the culture of co-production within the organisation.
  • Ensure the success of the individual service user in progression against living and learning targets as identified in person centred progression plans.
  • Assist the line manager to provide living and learning opportunities and community experiences.

SKILLS REQUIRED:

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work within a team, good organisational skills
  • Ability to listen to and follow instruction
  • Good standard of literacy and numeracy
  • An eagerness to learn and a positive ‘Can do’ attitude

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

  • Maths and English GCSE C or Equivalent (or working towards)

Hours per week

Full Time 35 pw Mon - Fri

Location

Wellingborough 

DBS status

This role requires an enhanced DBS disclosure appropriate barred list checks.

Accountable to:

 

Service Users & Centre Lead Wellingborough

TO APPLY

Please send your C.V. and a covering letter (maximum one side of A4) demonstrating skills, experience and why you would like to be part our team to Jan Tice by 31st July 2024.

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis, with a view to close the advert when the right candidate is recruited.

Teamwork Trust is an equal opportunity employer who welcomes diversity and encourages inclusion. We aim to ensure that no job applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment because of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy or maternity, race, religion or belief, sex, or sexual orientation.  

Our recruitment selection criteria and procedures (including the areas or media sources which are used in the recruitment process) are frequently reviewed to ensure that individuals are selected, promoted, and treated on the basis of their relevant merits and that no applicant or employee is disadvantaged by provisions, criteria or practices which cannot be shown to be justified.  

As part of our values, we welcome applicants from all backgrounds to apply and actively celebrate our employee’s differences.