Day Opportunities – Spalding

Lincolnshire County Council - Chappell Centre, Spalding
Pathway Care
Minimum Age 17+
Duration Variable

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.

PLACEMENT INFORMATION: At Chappell Centre we offer a variety of support in many different areas in building and community
eg: Health and well-being, Skills unit (woodwork projects/DIY skills), Gardening, Cookery/Baking, Drama, Swimming, Health Walks, Bowling, Computer, Sensory 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.
Adhere to Making Safeguarding Personal as per Directorate policy and procedures.
Adhere to the Skills for Care Code of Conduct for Healthcare Support Workers and Adult Social Care Workers in England.

Safeguarding - All individuals need to be aware of the possible abuse of children and vulnerable adults and if you are concerned you need to follow the Lincolnshire County Council Safeguarding Policy. In addition, employees working with children and vulnerable adults have a responsibility to safeguard and promote the welfare of children and vulnerable adults during the course of their work.

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