This is more than a job; it’s a career that supports people to live life to the full. We are looking for resilient and friendly Activity and Engagement Leads to join us at our busy resource centre in Bootle, Liverpool.
The centres provide specialist support for people with ASC. You will join a team that works in partnership with people who use our services, to enable them to live as independently as possible and to be part of their local community.
You will also have responsibility for ensuring the provision of outreach services to service users within the local community.
You will have a can do’ approach and be committed to supporting people in a positive way that enables people to live a fulfilled life.
You will demonstrate best practice and be a role model for the team by delivering positive outcomes for the people that we support and your ability to successfully undertake the additional responsibilities of this important role.
You will have the flexibility to be innovative, creative and dynamic in the Activity and Engagement role. You will receive ongoing support to ensure your continued professional development and enthusiasm for the role.
An NVQ or Diploma Level 3 qualification in Health and Social Care or be prepared to work towards is essential and a genuine passion for providing person centered support is key to being successful in the role of an Activity and Engagement Lead.
In return, Autism Initiatives will provide you with a full induction and ongoing learning to support. This is a truly rewarding role, with the opportunity to develop your skills, knowledge and your career.
Due to the needs of the service, a full driving licence is desirable.
Throughout the COVID 19 pandemic we continue to prioritise the safety of our staff and people with autism; we are working together to make sure that we reduce risk of infection and support everybody’s wellbeing as we go through this challenging time.
At the moment, our interviews are being conducted remotely to minimise risk and ensure we are adhering to government guidelines.
Autism Initiatives provide staff with appropriate PPE to ensure the safety of our staff and people with autism and reduce the risk of infection.
From October 2021 following Parliamentary approval and a subsequent 16 week grace period, anyone working in a CQC registered care home in England for residents requiring nursing or personal care, must have had 2 doses of a COVID-19 vaccine, unless they have a medical exemption.
Please do call our Recruitment Team on 0151 932 2242, if you would like to chat to us further about this.