Day Opportunities Work Experience

Lincolnshire County Council - Various - Across Lincolnshire
Pathway Care
Minimum Age 17+
Duration Various

AGE CRITERIA:

Applications are welcome from 17 year olds, however the Learning and Development team will speak with applicants before offering a work experience placement to make sure that it is the right choice for the individual.

PLACEMENT INFORMATION:

Adult Care and Community Wellbeing is the part of Lincolnshire County Council responsible for supporting people with care and support needs, their families and carers to live as independently as possible with access to the support they need.

LOCATIONS:

Students are requested to indicate their preferred location in their reasons for their request. Locations are as follows:
Lincoln - Ancaster Day Centre
Louth - Vigrina House
Boston - Scott House
Sleaford - North Road
Stamford - Stamford Day Centre
Horncastle - The Wong Day Service
Spalding - Chappell Centre
Gainsborough - Hastings Centre
Grantham - St Johns, Brewery Hill
Skegness - Algitha Road
Mablethorpe - Wellington Road.

PLACEMENT DETAILS:
Whilst on placement, individuals will be working as part of a team, under the supervision of a Day Opportunities Coordinator, will participate in supporting customers with Learning/Physical Disabilities, Long Term Conditions or Adult Frailty to reach their full potential and increase their quality of life at home, work and in the community, in line with the Personalisation agenda.

Tasks and duties include:

Providing support to customers to meet their personal care needs, respecting the dignity and privacy of the customer.
Being prepared to work flexibly to meet changing needs of the customers in agreement with senior staff.
Under direction of the Day Opportunities Coordinator and/or Worker assist and support customers to become active members of the community, through social networking, day to day activities and wider friendships.
Work hard to ensure customers are not bullied, abused or harmed.
Adhere to Making Safeguarding Personal as per Directorate policy and procedures.
Adhere to the Skills for Care Code of Conduct for Healthcare Support Workers and Adult Social Care Workers in England.

Safeguarding - All individuals need to be aware of the possible abuse of children and vulnerable adults and if you are concerned you need to follow the Lincolnshire County Council Safeguarding Policy. In addition, employees working with children and vulnerable adults have a responsibility to safeguard and promote the welfare of children and vulnerable adults during the course of their work

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