Vacancy – Support Worker

Vacancy:   Erlas Victorian Walled Garden – Support Worker

An opportunity has arisen to join the small team of dedicated, professional staff at Erlas Victorian Walled Garden, Bryn Estyn Road, Wrexham (EVWG) providing a valuable service for adults with learning disabilities.

During the current pandemic we have had to close the garden to our service users. As we re-open the garden and re-establish services to our beneficiaries we are ensuring that everybody is safe by meeting in smaller groups. To help this we have secured temporary accommodation on site and are now recruiting additional staff to facilitate the workload associated with having smaller group sizes working in different areas of the garden.

The person we are looking for will be experienced in the following competencies, preferably gained while working with adults with learning disabilities in a community setting:

  • Respect and Tolerance
  • Team Working – Peers, Managers and Trustees
  • Comfortable dealing with – guardians, carers, care service providers
  • Creative Thinking – developing and delivering new activities
  • Communication – Verbal and written, face to face and via technology
  • Use of Technology – including Zoom, Skype, Microsoft Office, iPads
  • Adapting to change
  • Working outside

This is a 12 month contract of 37 hours per week, with a 2 month probation period and a salary of £17,489 pa.

An enhanced DBS check will be required for the successful candidate.

Further information is contained in the job description for this role.

If you would like to apply for this position, please send your CV and a covering letter to hr@erlas.org. Please include 2 references, one of whom should be your current or last employer. The covering letter should include examples of how you meet the competencies for the role and demonstrate values consistent with those of EVWG.

Closing date for applications is 28th May 2021 and interviews are expected to be held week commencing 31st May 2021.

You can find out more about EVWG at:

Website:  www.erlas.org

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/erlasvwg

Twitter: @ErlasGarden

Instagram: @erlasvwg

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