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Location:                   Knight Hill House Day Centre, Padiham

Salary:                       £16025 FTE rising to £16835 FTE after 6 month probation period

Hours:                        14hrs per week, 9-5pm, Mondays and Fridays

Age UK Lancashire provides a Day Club service across the county for older people.

The service is based in local centre’s where older adults attend, providing opportunities for older adults to be involved in stimulating activities that enable them to live independently at home by learning or maintaining daily living skills and to remain a part of their local community for as long as possible.

Day Club staff empower individuals and are caring and compassionate, ensuring that service users are safe and have access to a wide range of meaningful activities and support.

Successful applicants will be appointed as a keyworker for a small group of individuals, usually within a day centre environment and via outreach visits in certain circumstances. You’ll get to know each individual and working with them and their carers or families you’ll develop a support plan to ensure that their needs are met. You will be motivated, flexible, resourceful, and committed to delivering quality person-centred care and support. You will deliver activities that promote dignity, choice and control.

Experience in providing personal care and delivering activities is advantageous.

This is a very rewarding role and suitable for those with experience of working with older adults in a one to one and group environment with a range of needs including dementia. Training is provided. You will be required to wear PPE.

The full job pack can be downloaded from the documents below:  Please note we do not accept CV's

Completed application forms emailed to recruitment@ageuklancs.org.uk

Closing date:               28th May 2021

Interview date:             31st May 2021

The nature of the post will require travel across the area. A full driving licence, appropriate insurance cover and use of a car are essential.

DBS: This post is eligible for an enhanced DBS check and all the associated costs will be met by the employee. The cost for the DBS check is £40 plus an additional administration charge of £5.50 totalling £45.50. This amount will be deducted from an employees first salary with Age UK Lancashire.

Equality & Diversity-Age UK Lancashire are committed to ensuring that all job applicants and members of staff are treated equally, without discrimination because of gender, sexual orientation, marital or civil partner status, gender reassignment, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief, disability or age.

Please complete the attached form to allow us to monitor our applicant and staff diversity.

Equality & Diversity Form