Support Worker

I Can Ventures - Leytonstone

Part Time - 2 days per week.  Salary £21,528 pro rata

We are looking for a Support Worker with experience in woodcraft to work within our I Can Ventures service.  You will be responsible for supporting clients to engage and participate in woodcraft and enterprise activities. You will be working as part of a team to lead sessions, provide support to clients as needed, sometimes on a one-to-one basis. Working flexibly across the service, ensuring client needs are met.

Main tasks:

  • Provide on-going support to clients throughout the day, encourage participation in activities and during break times.
  •  Support clients to participate in Woodcraft activities making saleable goods as part of our enterprises.  
  • Assist with activity planning and risk assessments.
  • Lead activities as needed, both on site and in the community.
  • Assist with record keeping such as daily reports, case diary sheets and contribute to client reviews as needed.
  • Promote health and wellbeing of all clients, ensuring the health, safety and welfare of clients and staff is always given priority.

You will already have experience working in woodcraft, ideally supporting people with learning disabilities to enhance their skills. 

In return for your commitment, we offer generous annual leave, access to our employee assistance programme and the opportunity to work with people who are passionate about what they do. Working for Ellingham means you will have a direct impact on people’s lives. We are an Investors in People organisation and Disability Confident employer. The successful candidate will be required to undertake criminal records check at the employer’s expense.

Please follow this link to download the full job description and person specification.

If you are interested in this role, please click on the link to apply by using our online application form

Deadline for applications:  5pm, Friday 8th July 2022.