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Cobham Link Co-ordinator

  • Reference: SER/17/48598
  • Published on: Thu 23/11/2017 15:52 PM
  • Closing on: Thu 07/12/2017 17:00 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time, Permanent
  • Hours: 36 hours per week.
  • Salary: £19,326 to £28,040 per annum
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: The Cobham Centre for the Community, Oakdene Road, Cobham, Surrey, KT11 2LY
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Community Support Services

Cobham Link Co-ordinator

(36 hours a week, Monday to Friday)

Salary: £19,326-£28,040

Ref: CS438

Promoting independence, choice and control is at the heart of this post. This is an exciting opportunity to work with people in a person-centered way, proactively seeking to maximize their independence. If you want to make a difference to people’s lives – enabling them to enhance their wellbeing and independence, giving them choice and control over the support and care they receive – this may be the job for you!

The post will be based at the Cobham Centre for the Community and will be responsible for helping people with learning disabilities to achieve their ambitions and Support Plan outcomes. This will incorporate social education, self-care, independent living skills and employment opportunities.

Building on the principles of Self Directed Support, Cobham Link aims to;

  • Use the Cobham Centre as a base for activities for people with learning disabilities, providing a link to the local community
  • Increase local opportunities for people to volunteer, learn new skills and be active
  • Increase social opportunities for local people with learning disabilities, both during and outside of service hours
  • Increase the chances from inclusion and for people to get to know local people and to find friends and mentors

You will work in partnership with individuals, their carers, families, staff and service providers throughout the year.

Successful applicants will be skilled at communicating and working with people with learning disabilities and have experience of working directly with people with social care needs.

You will need to be confident and competent in working with people with a variety of physical and cognitive impairments. You will need to have skills in assessment, project development and have the ability to work professionally in a multidisciplinary/multi-agency context.

For further enquiries please contact Sarah Goman-Smith – Senior Centre Manager or Chris Simms – Deputy Manager at The Cobham Centre for The Community on 01932 596030

Closing Date: 7th December 2017

Equal Opportunities

Elmbridge Borough Council – Working for Equality. We welcome applications from all sections of the community.

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