The Aldingbourne Trust is a genuinely respected employer with consistently positive feedback being shared via our regular staff and volunteer surveys. In October 2010 we earned the Investors in People Gold Standard and regularly have opportunities for people to join our award winning teams.
The Aldingbourne Trust is able to offer a comprehensive induction and excellent training opportunities, generous annual leave, pension, life assurance, counselling service, child care and cycle vouchers schemes.
There are four ways you can work with us:
- General job vacancies
- Through our dedicated care workers job agency, Support Workers Direct
- Become a bank support worker
Full and Part Time Support Workers - Bognor Regis - £15,778 to £20,270 per annum (salary pro rata and will be dependent on skills and experience)
We are seeking Full and Part-Time Support Workers to join our friendly supportive team at our Supported Living Project in central Bognor Regis.
Our team support people to live in their own flats and to access the community. We help the people we support to manage their day-to-day lives, to achieve their goals and realise their dreams. People have varied abilities, but most need support with cooking, cleaning, and doing their household chores. We support people at the bank and with budgeting, menu planning and shopping. Others need help with personal care and medication; some need behavioural support. We support people to attend health and medical appointments.
We work in partnership with the local community social work team and other professionals. We liaise with landlords ensuring that peoples' flats are well maintained. People like support to go out and enjoy them selves, to have a social life and be part of the community.
In the past we have supported people to go on holidays, go scuba diving, jump from a plane and take a cruise on the Mediterranean. We believe that people with learning disabilities should be part of our communities, have the same opportunities and lives as everyone else, and have a real say in the type of support they need.
We are seeking full and part time support workers who are:
Over the age of 18 and have a manual driving licence. Flexible to work on a rota covering early mornings, day and evening shifts, alternate weekends and sleep-in shifts.
If you like to have fun at work, if you are enterprising, if you can help people have real-life opportunities and make a difference to the lives of the people we support, then please apply or get in touch with us today.
Gardener/Horticultural Support - Fontwell - £15,135 to £18,185 per annum (salary pro rata and will be dependent on skills and experience)
This post within the Country Centre team includes responsibility for the support and development for people with learning disabilities and our horticultural offer to visitors and customers.
By providing Horticultural and Gardening services on site at the Country Centre you will be working alongside and be responsible for supporting people to learn associated vocational skills. In addition to working on site there may be opportunities to provide this service within the local community. The post holder will also be responsible for ensuring that the grounds of the Centre present an attractive and welcoming environment for everyone.
You will be required to develop excellent working relationships with Country Centre staff, volunteers, people with disabilities and visitors to the Country Centre. You will be supported by the Aldingbourne Country Centre Manager and the Country Centre team. Due to the nature of this role, regular weekend working is required including public holidays. Rotas will be agreed on a monthly rolling basis.
The contractual hours for this post are 37.5 hours per week
based on working 5 days from 7 (dependent on rotas), including some weekend and public holidays.
Support / Catering Assistant - Fontwell - £8.35 to £8.75 per hour (depending on experience)
This position is key to the Trust meeting its expectations in delivering our hospitality services to a wide range of external and internal customers. The provision of excellent training and commercial success across all enterprises is an essential part of making the Country Centre successful and sustainable. Customer focus is a critical requirement and the post holder will be responsible for helping to ensure that all catering and hospitality services meet these standards.
The Catering Assistant will assist in providing training, support and appropriate learning environments for people with learning disabilities to provide quality services to all customers, ensuring the highest standards of service are maintained.
The contractual hours for this post are 22.5 hours per week, 3 consecutive days per week (by agreement), (9 am - 5 pm) with occasional weekends (approx 1 in every 5 weeks)
Closing date: 5pm on Wednesday 31 May 2017
Support Workers Direct - Bognor Regis - Negotiable
Support Workers Direct is a subsidiary of The Aldingbourne Trust.
This role provides support for a variety of people with a wide range of needs. You will be expected to deliver high standards of support, as part of a dedicated team.
To join the team, no previous experience is required. However, we are looking for a caring nature and a genuine desire to make a real difference.
If you would like to find out more, please contact Julie Williams on 01243 838537.