Are you passionate about enabling people to gain skills, achieve their rights and get their voice heard?
Just Services has an exciting opportunity, working with older and disabled people, people with learning difficulties and mental health problems in community settings. The work is to represent people who are being deprived of their liberty by using Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards to support them.
You will be expected to support individuals and groups to gain and develop independence skills and to achieve maximum independence in their lives, and to support individuals who are considered to be in need of safeguards.
Experience of working cooperatively
Experience of supporting individuals to gain skills and independence
Experience of working with individuals/ groups of people who are considered to be ‘vulnerable’
Understanding of the Mental Health Act and Deprivation of Liberty safeguards
Understanding of Adult Safeguarding
Excellent communication skills both written and verbal; ability to communicate in plain language
Ability to communicate effectively with other professionals
Flexibility both in terms of hours and tasks
Ability to work as part of a small team
Ability to travel as part of the job (mainly within Leicester and Leicestershire)
SALARY IS PRO RATA: HOURS 20 PER WEEK
Salary: £15,392.00 /year pro rata
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org for an Application Pack.
Closing date: 5th April 2018
Interviews will be held at Just Services’ offices on Tuesday 10th April 2018. Please keep this date free as once we have shortlisted we will contact the successful candidates with a time for their interview.