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Support Worker

Potensial Ltd

Do you thrive on making a difference?

Have you got the dedication, patience and enthusiasm to work with our service users each day involving them in community activities and making each day with Good Days a positive and enjoyable experience?

If you can apply yourself, have a positive attitude and are looking for a career not a job we want you!

  • £9 per hour**
  • Hours are generally between 8am-5pm but can be extended for some service users**
  • Open 7 days per week – alternate weekends shift pattern**
  • Driving essential – Company vehicle available**
  • Mileage paid if own car used**
  • Level 2 training provided**
  • *Experience desirable but nor essential we will invest and train for the right candidate

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You will be working 1-1 with our service users that have a range of ages and needs and will be tailoring the day around them whether it be out in the community for a walk in the park, visiting the local for a bite to eat or bowling and cinema for a treat its all about them and its our job to squeeze as much fun into a day as possible. You will also be bringing them along to our choice of hubs where there are a range of activities to help and develop skills. These are a great place to meet up with peers and develop friendship groups

The Good Days Project is a Registered provider of care in the Sheffield area, we provide specialist day services at three separate locations for people with learning disabilities, complex health needs, Profound Multiple Learning Disability and Autism, as well as this we provide outreach support. Led by our highly trained staff team we provide a good mix of community integration and in-service activities that are designed to support the individual to reach their potential.

The Good Days Project operates out Stocksbridge, Stannington and Hillsborough, all environments are suited to small groups of around 6-8, making the service very personal centred. Within the services we provide a range of different areas that people can access and in doing so engage in different activities. This can include Trampolining, Drama, Music workshops and exercise. Each location has access to a training kitchen, has changing facilities, hoist access and are suited to people with varying mobility needs.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Permanent

Salary: £9.00 /hour

For more information: Call 0151 651 1716 or email recruitment@potens-uk.com

Application Form

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Disciplinary / Barring Referral
Have you ever been the subject of a disciplinary investigation / proceedings or had a Barring List referral made?*
If yes, please provide details:
Convictions / Cautions - Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1979
The position you have applied for has been identified as being an ‘eligible position’ under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) order 1975 {the Exceptions Order} and, in certain circumstances, the Police Act 1997. As such, it meets the eligibility criteria for a standard or an enhanced disclosure to be requested through the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).
Please be aware that the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2013 (S.I. 2013/1198) made amendment to the 1974 Act to provide that certain convictions and cautions will become protected when specific conditions are met. Protected convictions and cautions will not be disclosed in a DBS check, and employers cannot ask for information about protected convictions or cautions or take these into account when considering your appointment.
Before you complete this section please read guidance for the filtering of these convictions and cautions which can be found on the disclosure and Barring Service web site at:
https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/disclosure-and-barring-service
Any information given is confidential. As the recipients of disclosed information, Potens will ensure to keep such information secure and protect it against loss or unauthorised access. It is your responsibility to keep Potens up to date with any changes to your circumstances throughout the recruitment process, and any employment with Potens.
Are you currently bound over, or do you have any convictions or cautions (including warnings and reprimands) which are not deemed ‘protected’ under the amendment to the Exceptions Order 1975*, issued by a Court or Court Martial in the United Kingdom or in any other country?
If YES, please include details of the order binding you over and/or the nature of the offence, the penalty, sentence or order of the Court, and the date and place of the Court hearing):

Have you ever been issued with a caution, reprimand or warning (issued by a Court or the police)?
Please note that you do not need to tell us about convictions, cautions warnings or reprimands which are deemed ‘protected’ (see above). You are also not required to tell us about parking offences.
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Do you have any convictions pending that are not “protected” as defined by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (as amended in 2013 by SI 2013 1198)?
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Have you ever been involved in a criminal investigation (whether or not this led to any prosecution that would not be “protected” as defined by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (as amended in 2013 by SI 2013 1198)?
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Declaration
I declare that all the information given in application for this post is true and complete. I understand that if it is subsequently discovered that any particulars I have given are false or misleading, I may be regarded as ineligible for recruitment or liable to be dismissed.
I understand that details contained on this form may be held on computer or form the basis of manual records. In applying for this post, I understand that data contained on this form may be used to produce depersonalised statistics in connection with Equal Opportunities and recruitment monitoring.
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Please note applicants will be required to complete a full application form if shortlisted.

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