Day Care Support Worker

Date:  02-Mar-2023
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This is a Gloucestershire County Council job.

  • Job Title:                            Day Care Support Worker
  • Job Location:                     Gloucestershire - various locations: Tewkesbury, Stroud
  • Salary:                               £22,396 - £23,620 per annum 
  • Hours per Week:               37 hours
  • Contract Type:                   Permanent  
  • Closing Date:                     02/04/2023 
  • Job Requisition Number:   3500 
  • This post is not open to job share

Supporting someone to regain their confidence and independence. Making them feel important. This is why we do it. This is why we care. As part of our Adult Social Care team, amazing moments like these will be part of daily life as you support those who need us most. With an array of brilliant benefits – including an employee assistance programme, tax-free childcare, cycle to work scheme and staff discounts – you’ve got a rewarding role in every sense.

Gloucestershire County Council Adult Social Care are holding a series of recruitment events in 2023 to share details of our many rewarding local jobs. Our events aim to inspire anyone who is thinking about a new challenge or a change of career to join our amazing Adults teams in 2023.


You will have a unique opportunity to meet our teams in which you could be working and ask them any questions you may have. You will gain insight into how we work and learn more about our current vacancies. Our Recruitment and Retention Team will be onsite to provide some useful tips on the application process.


We want to share why we care and inspire others to make a difference too. Please encourage anyone you know who may be interested in a career or a new challenge in adult social care, to come along and learn more.


Alternatively, please visit our Recruitment Events webpage. If you need any further information, please email our Adults Recruitment Team today!


Our short video will give you an idea of what it's like to work in our Adult Social Care team.

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About the role:

We have permanent, full -time vacancies at Tewkesbury Day Centre based in Tewkesbury and The Beeches based in Stroud.


Working at Tewkesbury Day Centre you’ll create meaningful opportunities for elderly people with dementia, mental health difficulties and certain neurological conditions. It’s all about promoting the rights, independence and social inclusion of people accessing our care. As you build a positive, safe and stimulating environment, we’ll be there to support you, every step of the way. 


The Beeches is a Community Resource Centre for adults with learning disabilities within the Stroud District boundaries. People generally attend one to five days a week taking part in a range of social and creative activities. The Resource Centre at Cainscross is a purpose built building where there are facilities to meet the needs of adults with severe learning disabilities as well as people with learning disabilities who wish to access the local community with support.


About you:

As well as an NVQ Level 2 (or equivalent) qualification, you’ll have hands-on experience working with people with learning disabilities. Committed to enhancing the lives of people with a range of abilities, you’ll be confident helping individuals with personal care. The key is to provide support in a sensitive, flexible way; listening as well as communicating. With every opportunity to learn, you’ll be keen to develop and take our service from strength to strength.



About us:

It’s a fantastic time to join Gloucestershire County Council, as we transform our Adult Social Care services. Through our team, we’re helping people with increasingly complex needs to remain independent and have a say in how they live. To succeed, we need people who’ll go the extra mile to see others well and happy and give families peace of mind. People who know that caring is the most rewarding feeling around.


Join us, and you’ll have a great opportunity to make a real impact on people’s lives. It’s a chance to help us take our service to new heights. And we’ll say thank you with a range of excellent benefits as well as the training and support to develop your career. We genuinely care about our colleagues and support their wellbeing.


Apply now:

Please write your application with consideration for the essential and desirable criteria in the Job Profile which you will find in the Additional Information section below. This should include examples of why you should be considered; and the experience, skills and knowledge that you would bring to the post.


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Additional Information:

Please note that sponsorships are not on offer for these positions.

To access the Job Profile for this role, please follow the link below:-

Day Care Support Worker

This Position is subject to a DBS check.

Gloucestershire County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people or vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

We want to be an employer of choice, attracting and retaining excellent people to work for us, so that we can best serve all of Gloucestershire’s diverse communities.  Our promise to you is that we will provide an inclusive and supportive working environment that enables you to bring your whole self to work and realise your full potential.

It is a legal requirement, under the Immigration Act 2016, that anyone appointed to a ‘customer facing role’ must be able to demonstrate an ability to fulfil all spoken aspects of the role with confidence in fluent English.