Luv2meetU is a friendship and dating agency for adults with learning disabilities or autism operating predominantly in the North of England and covering 9 different Local Authority areas.
The project development worker role is central to the delivery and development of Luv2meetU.
You will work with Luv2meetU members, along with people Hft supports with learning disabilities and/or autism from across the Sheffield area, with varying needs to enable them to explore new opportunities within their local community, to develop and support existing and new friendships and relationships and to become more active. This involves arranging regular social activities and dating opportunities for people we support to interact and socialise.
Hours are flexible and will include evening and weekend work based on the needs of the project.
Salary: £17,303 pro rata
Job Type: Fixed Term Post: 1 year - with possibility of funding being extended beyond this.
Hours: Part Time, 18.5 hours per week
Location: Sheffield & Derbyshire - Hot desk at Hft’s offices in Sheffield as well as working from home and out in the community
What we Offer
Access to the Hft Plus benefits package, which includes a great number of discounts and rewards across shops, restaurants, gym membership and days out; but also an Employee Assistance Programme, with telephone and face-to-face support options.Access to award winning training and development – Hft is one of only four charities to have achieved the Skills for Care ‘Centre of Excellence’ provider statusAnnual staff award scheme – The Fusion Awards, and peer recognition through our GEM awards programme
20 days holiday (plus 8 bank holidays) increasing to 25 days after a year of employment (pro rata for part time staff). A contributory pension scheme & life assurance
Experience of working with vulnerable people including adults with learning disabilities or autism, together with an understanding of the needs, experiences and aspirations of people with learning disabilities would be advantageous.
Join us and help us change lives.
Closing date: Wednesday 29th January 2020
Interview date: Wednesday 5th February 2020
STRICTLY NO AGENCIES PLEASE.
You may have experience or an interest in the following: Project Worker ,Support Worker, Community Worker, Caseworker, Social Care, Social Worker, Third Sector, Care Worker, Not for Profit, Social Care, Care Assistant, Community Care, Vulnerable People, Mental Health, Family Support, Charity etc.
£17,303 pro rata
11 days ago