Employment Opportunities at Inspire

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

This page shows all the job opportunities that we are currently recruiting for accross Inspire.

 

HEAD OF OPERATIONS

COMMUNITY SERVICES & DAY ACTIVITIES SUPPORT SERVICE

Salary – From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum plus PRP

An exciting opportunity has arisen to play a key role in the operational management and strategic development of a variety of our adult social care services.

Inspire Community Trust is a well-established, innovative, “not for profit”, Charitable, user-led organisation based in the London Borough of Bexley. It provides a range of services for older people and people with physical and sensory impairment in partnership with local authorities, local NHS and voluntary organisations. We are committed to enabling and empowering our service users to make choices for enhancing their quality of life and live at home as independently as possible.  

In this role, you will lead a dedicated workforce of just over sixty staff and be responsible and accountable for the effective delivery of a range of community services and day opportunities/activities support service. You will also support the Chief Executive with operational and performance management of services and contracts. This will include ensuring services are delivered to a high quality and are working towards our Key Performance Indicators; are compliant with our strategic aims and values and that our clients receive a high quality of customer service.

We are looking for someone with a wide understanding of Adult Social Care coupled with good communication skills, an excellent background in service development and delivery, as well as strong analytical, data and contract management skills to be our Head of Operations.

What We Offer

  • Statutory Pension Scheme
  • Performance Related Pay
  • 20 days annual leave plus bank holiday entitlement
  • An excellent working environment with good parking facilities located in an Outer London Borough with excellent transport links by road, train or buses.

About Us:

Inspire is a “User-led” Charitable Social Enterprise which provides a range of integrated health and social care services on behalf of local authorities and/or directly purchased by service users with their own funds or with local authority funded Direct Payments. For more information please go to our website:

www.inspirecommunitytrust.org

Your Application:

  • Closing Date for your application: 18 June 2018
  • CVs will not be accepted unless they are submitted with a completed application form.

Our organisation is committed to:

  • Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults
  • Equal opportunities

We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

For informal enquiries call Vinod Kumar Khanna, Chief Executive on 0203 0455313 or 5314 or e-mail vinod.kumar@inspirecommunitytrust.org or write to 20 Whitehall Lane, Slade Green, Kent, DA8 2DH

Experienced Cook

25 hours per week Monday-Friday

Inspire Community Trust is seeking to employ an experienced Cook  to join our brilliant team of staff to provide high quality catering services for Adults with Physical Impairment.

  • You must have the relevant NVQ training and/or good experience of cooking a range of quality dishes including Ethnic food.
  • Knowledge and skill of providing food with special dietary requirements would be an additional advantage.
  • Maintaining and cleaning of the kitchen areas.
  • Ordering food and supplies for the kitchen
  • Cooking meals and snacks
  • Cashing up the daily cash register/passing the takings to the main office.

Compassion with a positive and caring attitude for supporting people is essential for this unique position.  Inspire is based in Slade Green and well-connected with main bus routes.

We offer good support and appropriate training with competitive hourly rates  for the right candidate. If you feel you are the right person for this position and you would like further details of the job, please contact:

Mr V. Kumar Khanna on 07976- 700-356 or e-mail vinod.kumar@inspirecommunitytrust.org.

Closing Date -- 3 weeks from the date of advertisement.

This post will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.

 

Blue Badge and Freedom Pass Service Co-ordinator

Full Time 37.5 hours per week

Salary: £ 21,456

Due to the current post holder’s retirement we are seeking a motivated individual to co-ordinate the Blue Badge and Freedom Pass Service for Bexley residents, which is provided by inspire Community trust on behalf of Bexley Council.

The key roles of this post are to ensure that the blue badge process is as efficient as possible, and that each badge is produced within agreed timescales, and to co-ordinate and administer the delivery of the letters of authority for successful freedom pass applications .

You will need to have experience of working in such a service, with an understanding of disability. You must have excellent administrative and communication skills, and show good attention to detail. You will be responsible for the day to day supervision of an administration assistant working in the team, and will also have an overview of the whole process from receipt of application to issue of the badge / freedom pass.

This post will be subject to an enhanced Criminal Records Bureau check.

For an application form and information pack please contact Rosemary Brown on 020 3045 5313, or email rosemary.brown@inspirecommunitytrust.org.

Closing date Thursday 29th March 2018. Interviews will be held on Friday 6th April.

 

 

 

WE ARE RECRUITING NOW!


We are currently recruiting Personal Care Assistants (PA’s) and Home carers* to join our elite team in your area -

We pride ourselves on the quality of care our clients receive and are looking for

 hardworking and caring individuals with a good work ethic and a genuine compassion 

towards caring for vulnerable people

 In return we offer :    

+ Competitive rates of pay 

+ Full competency-based training to all successful applicants

+ Mileage to all drivers with business insurance

+ Summer / Winter uniform

 *This post is subject to Enhanced DBS and full Induction Training with competency checks*

Don’t wait – Apply Today - 

Call: 0203 045 4035

We also place carers with clients who have an individual Budget – for more information call:

 0203 045 5341 or 0203 045 5386

 

*Home carers will be employees of our trust

PA’s will be employees of independent service users

 

Wheelchair Therapists

Bexley Wheelchair Service – 2 posts 

Full or Part Time

Band 5 – 6 Equivalent £22,000 - £35,000 pro-rata (according to experience)

Band 6 – 7 Equivalent £26,000 - £41,000 pro-rata (according to experience)

We have an exciting opportunity for two enthusiastic and motivated Occupational Therapists or Physiotherapists with an interest in wheelchair and postural assessment to join our team at Bexley Wheelchair Service.  Previous wheelchair service experience is preferable, however experience working with adults and/or children with neurological disabilities, and/or with working in the community (either at post-graduate or student level) is required. Duties will involve carrying out assessments and prescribing wheelchairs and associated postural and pressure management equipment to adults and young people who have a wide range of medical conditions, working in clinic or in client’s homes, schools or day services.  We work closely with other professionals in the community involved in a clients care, and also with company reps in order to find the best mobility equipment solution to meet the individuals clinical needs.

You will need to be a qualified Occupational Therapist or Physiotherapist, keen to develop skills in this area. You will work as part of the MDT, alongside Therapists, Rehabilitation Engineer, Technician and clerical staff

Salary and grade is negotiable according to experience.

Please refer to our website for more information on services provided by Inspire Community trust.  For further information on this post please call Helen Wilson, Clinical Lead OT on 020 3045 3759, or email helen.wilson@inspirecommunitytrust.org. For an application pack and job description please contact Rosemary Brown on 020 3045 5313.

 

 

 

Testimonials

Anonymous

Many thanks for your help. I found the service excellent and your kind attitude was very much appreciated.  

Anonymous

Came for an assessment but was also helped with a walking stick and information on attendance allowance for us. For us, personally, you could not improve your service to us. You all attended my mother in a kind, friendly and professional way.

Opening hours: 09.00 – 17.00; Monday – Friday

Phone: 020 3045 5100

Email: info@inspirecommunitytrust.org

Frequently Asked Questions - Inspire FAQs

Who is Inspire?

Inspire is a community trust aiming to provide help, assistance and information for people who need assistance or our services in the Bexley community.

You can find out more about the services we provide throughout our website as well as a wealth of information, so check us out today.

Where is Inspire?

Inspire has a main centre in Bexley, the address and contact details for this centre can be found under ‘Find Us’ on our website or by phoning 020 3045 5100. Alternatively you can also email us today at info@inspirecommunitytrust.org.

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