Hampshire County Council UK Jobs – Day Opportunities Support Worker

  • Full Time
  • Romsey

Website Hampshire County Council

Job Details:

Salary Range: £19,265 – £20,290 per annum

Work Location: Nightingale Lodge, Romsey

Hours per week: 37

Contract Type: Permanent

This is a rolling advert and applications will be considered as and when received.

About the Role:

The Living Well Centre at Nightingale Lodge is a new and unique service provided by Hampshire County Council. We offer a range of support and opportunities for older adults and their unpaid carers, who are also in need of care and support. Our flexible support services provide a safe and caring environment between 8am and 6pm Monday to Friday and include individual sessions, half and full days. You may have experience of working in social care environments, preferably of working in day services, but if not don’t worry, your values are important to us. So if you are patient, caring, empathetic, enthusiastic, driven and have skills and experience that would enhance the way people spend time with us, then we would like to hear from you.

Values Based Recruitment:

We recruit for attitudes and values in Adults’ Health and Care. We invite you to evidence how you demonstrate the 4 core values we hold in your application.

The 4 core values are:

  • Person Centred: Has a person centred and strengths-based approach that empowers service users and carers to live independent lives.
  • Resilience: Successfully manages change and develops and maintains their wellbeing and resilience.
  • Accountable: Takes responsibility for work, actions and development; and acknowledges individual and shared accountability.
  • Works Together: Builds supportive internal and external working relationships through positive communication and constructive feedback.

Additional Information:

Day Opportunities Facilitator Job Description and Person Specification.

Full COVID-19 vaccination status is no longer required as a condition of employment, but being fully vaccinated is strongly encouraged.

Vetting Requirements:

This post is subject to a Criminal Records Check.

Contact Details for an Informal Discussion:

Phil Ward, Day Opportunities Team Leader, on 03707 798248 or via email at [email protected].

Hampshire County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults. We expect all employees, workers and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment.

In order to combat discrimination, no unnecessary conditions or requirements will be applied which could have a disproportionately adverse effect on any one group. All sections of the population will have equal access to jobs. No applicant or employee will receive less favourable treatment because of age, disability, gender reassignment, race, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, marriage or civil partnership and pregnancy or maternity, unless a Genuine Occupational Requirement (GOR) applies.

We are a Disability Confident Employer – committed to ensuring that our recruitment and selection process is inclusive and accessible.

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