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Activity & Wellbeing Assistant

  • Employer: Runnymede Borough Council
  • Reference: 2350CS
  • Published: Wed 05/06/2024, 16:23 PM
  • Closing on: Sun 23/06/2024, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Part Time
  • Hours: 30 hours per week
  • Salary: Salary Range £17,989 - £18,623 for 30 hrs per week
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Windle Valley Day Centre, Surrey

Activity and Wellbeing Assistant(s)

Windle Valley Day Centre

Salary Range £17,989 - £18,623 for 30 hrs per week 

We are seeking to recruit a caring and enthusiastic individual to join our small team of committed staff at the Windle Valley Day Centre, Bagshot.    

As well as providing a traditionally cooked midday meal we also offer a range of activities for clients, which include physical, mental, and social activities, whilst also providing support to some clients who may otherwise feel isolated.

The key duties of this post holder will include assisting clients to access facilities and services when required.  Encouraging clients to engage with others, participate in activities that they have arranged and monitor their wellbeing, whilst being a point of contact whilst in the centre.

Well-developed people skills, previous experience of working with older people and activity coordinating would be desirable to support and encourage clients to participate and engage in some of the recreational activities at the centre.

You will need excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, as some administrative duties may also be required.

The ideal candidate will possess a caring, patient, empathetic nature with the ability to be flexible when required.  The successful postholder will be available to assist in the provision of an Emergency Rest Centre, in the event of a Civil Emergency and will also be expected to attend other RBC Day Centres as required to ensure service continuity.

This post holder will also be required to undergo an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service Check and hold a full clean UK driving license.

For an informal chat about the post please contact Tracy Guscott on 01276 479185. 

Benefits

  • 28 Days annual leave, plus 8 bank holidays and 1 extra day at Christmas
  • Excellent Pension Scheme with access to additional voluntary contributions
  • Free Parking
  • Training and development opportunities
  • Payment of one professional membership per annum
  • Cycle to work + further related discounts
  • Season ticket loan
  • UK Healthcare plan after 1 years' service 
  • Dental insurance plan after 3 years’ service

How to apply

For more information on the role and to apply please visit: Runnymede Borough Council Jobs | Surrey Jobs

We are passionate about building an inclusive and diverse workforce and we welcome applications from candidates with a variety of backgrounds, skills and abilities. If it is difficult for you to apply online, please contact Human Resources at humanresources@runnymede.gov.uk or on 01932 425527 who will be able to assist you.

We welcome applications from all sections of the community.

Successful candidates will be contacted by email if selected to attend for interview.

CVs will not be considered. We welcome applications from all sections of the community.

Closing Date: Midnight on Sunday 23rd June 2024

Interview date: Wednesday 26th June 2024

If you do not hear from us within two weeks from the closing date you have not been successful on this occasion. Thank you for considering Runnymede Borough Council.

Runnymede Borough Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and adults with care support needs and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. You may be requested to present your identification at the interview stage and there will be several checks conducted during the onboarding process inclusive of an enhanced DBS check for specified roles.

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How to Apply

Please apply by clicking the 'Apply Now' button below. Full information, including the Job Description, Person Specification and other details about Runnymede Borough Council, is available in the Extra Information attachment.

 

If it is difficult for you to apply online please contact us at Human Resources, Runnymede Borough Council, Civic Centre, Station Road, Addlestone, Surrey, KT15 2AH.

 

Email: humanresources@runnymede.gov.uk. or Telephone: 01932 425517.

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  • Employer: Runnymede Borough Council
  • Reference: 2350CS
  • Published: Wed 05/06/2024, 16:23 PM
  • Closing on: Sun 23/06/2024, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Part Time
  • Hours: 30 hours per week
  • Salary: Salary Range £17,989 - £18,623 for 30 hrs per week
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Windle Valley Day Centre, Surrey

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