Working within local communities across Cheshire East and surrounding areas, you will be joining our successful team as we work to further improve access to information, support, activities and opportunities for all adults with learning disabilities. You will be working with individuals, families and groups both in the community and in their own homes. In addition you will be working closely with local GP surgeries and other primary care providers to provide a supported link to what they offer to our membership.
You will be an ambassador for our charity and promote our activities and opportunities to the local community. You will work with local communities to further build upon and support what is being offered as well as working with individuals and their families to connect them with TOG support and opportunities. We are passionate about supporting and empowering people so that they can maintain their independence, health, wellbeing and to become local community assets.
What we expect
Like all our roles within Time Out, we expect the right person to show passion, advocacy, dignity and respect in all that they do. You will be an ambassador for our charity out in the community and beyond, and will lead our senior and support workers in delivering a high standard of care and support to our members.
The candidate/this role will:
1. Primarily be out facing in the community advocating for Time Out services
2. Engaging with past, present and future members, increasing our membership
3. Bridging the gap between primary, secondary and social care services
4. Engaging with likeminded organisations and being an ambassador for Time Out
5. Leading our support staff to deliver high standard quality activities and support
6. Look out for business development opportunities working closely with our project manager
7. Deputise from time to time, for the charity manager and project manager as appropriate
8. Be very much part of the team and keep excellent communication going
9. Passionate about health and social care and want to make a difference
10. Be flexible and have a can do attitude
Full clean driving licence and access to a car is essential - this role will involve regularly visiting locations throughout Cheshire East and surrounding areas.
NB please read the job description and person specification for full details.
What you can expect from Time Out:
1. Full training and CPD opportunities
2. Competitive salary
3. Expenses paid
4. No uniform needed
5. Enhanced DBS check paid for
6. Flexible hours
7. Pension scheme
8. Career fulfilment, you will be able to see the difference you make
9. Lovely team environment/workplace
10. Line managed effectively, developed and supported in your role
Information to know
Applications should be made by submitting your CV AND covering letter detailing how you meet the person specification. CVs alone will not be considered.
Closing date for applications is 5pm Wednesday 10th March 2021.
First stage of our recruitment process will take place via a telephone screening call on the 18th March between 11am and 2pm with the Charity Manager.
Interviews will be held on 25th March day or early evening via Zoom (given the current circumstances) time TBC. This will comprise of interview questions from the charity manager and a selection of trustees and a task/presentation.
We will invite the successful candidate will be invited to our premises to meet in person before the start date. Current restrictions willing.
As we are proudly a member led organisation, we very much like to get our members involved in the recruitment process. We currently have all our activities as a virtual option. We will give you a date and time to join one of those activities so our members get to meet you (virtually) and to ask their questions.