Day Centre Officer (MOR01703)

The Moray Council
£24,882 - £27,181 per year
07 Oct 2016
24 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Description

To act as a member of the staff team to provide care and support to individuals with learning disabilities. To take a lead role in developing, implementing and reviewing service user care plans.


To develop a wide range of therapeutic and social activities.
To develop, maintain and review service user care plans in conjunction with the care team and other agencies/services, acting as key worker when appropriate.
To promote independence and develop skills of service users.
To ensure good working practice with regard to health & safety, fire safety and food hygiene.
General duties

The Individual

Previous experience of working with people with disabilities.
HNC + SVQIII in Health & Social Care (Adults)
Effective literacy and numeracy skills.
Effective observational skills.
Creative ability and approach.
Effective organisational, time management and written skills in order to accurately record information .
Approachable, enthusiastic and appropriately assertive.
Ability to respond appropriately to challenging behaviour.
Knowledge of SSSC Codes of Practice and evidence of understanding/application in relevant work setting.
Ability to work as part of a team.
Ability to use own initiative/self motivation.
Able to understand & communicate clearly using the English language.
Ability to carry out duties that involve a significant amount of moving and handling, using hoists and other lifting aids in accordance with moving and handling regulations.
Ability to support service users with physical activities, e.g. swimming.

Temporary to 31 March 2018
Closing Date: 21 October 2016
Starting Salary: £24,882
£13.20 per hour
36.25 hours per week

Proposed Interview Date: 9 November 2016

For further information contact: Evelyn Griffiths, DS Coordinator - 01343 542023

See also:
Day Centre Officer JD 01.11.15.doc