Applications are welcome from 17 year olds, however the Learning and Development team will speak with applicants before offering a work experience placement to make sure that it is the right choice for the individual.
At Algitha Road the service offer a variety of support in many different areas in building and community e.g.: Health and well-being / physio, Shopping, Computers, Sensory, Makaton, Bowling, Bingo, Snooker, Swimming and much more.
Whilst on placement, individuals will be working as part of a team, under the supervision of a Day Opportunities Coordinator, will participate in supporting customers with Learning/Physical Disabilities, Long Term Conditions or Adult Frailty to reach their full potential and increase their quality of life at home, work and in the community, in line with the Personalisation agenda.
Tasks and duties include:
Providing support to customers to meet their personal care needs, respecting the dignity and privacy of the customer.
Being prepared to work flexibly to meet changing needs of the customers in agreement with senior staff.
Under direction of the Day Opportunities Coordinator and/or Worker assist and support customers to become active members of the community, through social networking, day to day activities and wider friendships.
Work hard to ensure customers are not bullied, abused or harmed...
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