Community Inclusion & Progress Support Worker

Location UK / Belfast

Job Type Permanent, Temporary part-time, TemporaryContract, Trainee

Salary See description

Updated 4 days ago

Reference 1365354

 Job Description

Excellent opportunity for a Community Inclusion & Progression Support Worker based in Lisburn

Community Inclusion & Progression Support Worker – Orchardville

Orchardville is a registered charity under the Charity Commission for Northern Ireland.  We have been suppporting people with Learning Disabilities and / or Autism in employment in Belfast for over 35 years.  Founded in 1982 by a group of parents and carers who sought a more challenging alternative to Day Centres, Orchardville has continued to grow geographically and the services offered have developed and expanded substantially over the years.

 

Salary:  £8.86 per hour + 7% non-contributory pension scheme (after qualifying period).

Hours:  27.5 hours per week (5.5 hours per day Monday – Friday)

Location:  Lisburn

This post will be offered on a Maternity Leave Cover basis.

The post-holder will:

Work as part of the Community team by providing one-to-one support to a participant with learning disability and / or autism to enable them to access group activities and maximise their individual potential.  Activities will promote greater independence, confidence and the development of new skills.

Closing Date:  Friday 19 October 2018 at 12 noon.

CV’s will no be accepted.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications form all suitably qualified persons.  However, an analysis of the composition of our workforce has revealed that men, members of the Roman Catholic community and those from ethnic minority backgrounds are currently under-represented.  We would therefore particularly welcome applications form men, Roman Catholics and those from ethnic minority backgrounds.  All appoointments will be made solely on the basis of merit.