Disabilities Trust is a leading national charity, providing innovative care, rehabilitation and support solutions for people with profound physical impairments, acquired brain injury and learning disabilities as well as children and adults with autism.
We are recruiting for an Vocational and Recreational Activity Co-ordinator to work as part of our team at The Maples, our service in Tokers Green, Reading.
The Maples is a purposed built centre that provides accommodation and support for adults, aged 18+, who are on the autism spectrum or show behaviours that indicate autism.
To work as part of the inter-disciplinary team by taking a key role in the design, implementation and monitoring of individual and group activities/programmes, which will underpin service user's rehabilitation.
Main duties will include:
- To work in conjunction with relevant colleagues to develop and deliver bespoke vocational, learning and recreational programmes to meet individuals' identified outcomes and goals.
- To develop and deliver group sessions within the service that meet service users identified outcomes.
- To identify and organise and co-ordinate a range of activities to meet the rehabilitation goals and personal interests of service users.
- Undertaking risk assessments for vocational/learning/recreational activities identified.
- To contribute to reviews and other professional and team meetings, ensuring accurate record keeping of service user progress.
- Competitive hourly rate of £9.01 per hour
- Beautiful countryside surroundings with free onsite parking
- Excellent training and support
- Group life assurance
- Eye voucher scheme
- Long service and staff awards
- Nationwide staff discount scheme
This is a full time, permanent role which will involve weekend and evening work.
Rate of pay: £9.01 per hour.
Please note: Due to the location of the service, candidates applying must be able to drive and have access to a car.
This position is subject to a Disclosure (DBS) check.
The Disabilities Trust is an equal opportunities employer and recognises that having a diverse workforce enhances the support given to people who use our services.