Watch Us Grow is a charity based in Palacerigg Country Park on the outskirts of Cumbernauld. We work with people who have Additional Support Needs. We aim to help people become more independent both at home and within the communities they live. We do this by creating roles and educational experiences that develop new skills and self-confidence.
We are looking for someone to join our team as project worker on our new home and hospitality project. You will be supporting our students to learn all about living more independently in their own home or taking more of a role in a shared home. This will include cooking, cleaning and all other aspects of managing a home. You will also work on our newest project which involves preparing and serving hot drinks, soups and snacks to the public.
Watch us Grow is looking for a person who enjoys keeping a house clean, tidy and in order. Someone who has experience in housekeeping, catering or hospitality but most importantly someone who can guide and support our students with patience and clear communication. You will be guiding students, documenting all achievements and activities, working towards personal goals for each individual, inspiring students to learn more and providing them with a purposeful role.
This job will involve you being creative, bringing new ideas that engage imaginations and keep things evolving. We are an organization that embrace and try out creative ideas. You will also be part of our social activity evenings which may include anything from arts and crafts projects, movie clubs or sports activities, the list goes on and all ideas are welcome.
You will report to the General Manager and work within an existing and established staff team to develop Watch us Grow in new and exciting directions.
You will need to be enthusiastic and patient, showing an understanding of people with additional support needs. You will have experience in either Housekeeping (commercial or domestic), Catering or Hospitality. You will be creative, friendly and engaging.
The job will involve you driving a 9 seater minibus and a Transit size van. So clean driving license is required.
Funder: This role is funded by the National Lottery Community Fund for a 3 year period.
An application pack is available for download below.
Closing date: 12th August 2021
Interviews will be between 2nd and 6th Sept 2021