Senior Support Worker – Creative Support, Brighouse

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Contract Type: Permanent
Working Pattern: Full time
Salary: Up to £16,344
Hours per week: 37.5

Closing date Monday 12 October 2015

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Further information

Creative Support are looking for an enthusiastic and dedicated senior support worker to assist the Registered Manager in the smooth management and provision of their supported living service for people with learning disabilities in Brighouse. Working with a dedicated team of support workers, you will be responsible for the day to day provision of support to 5 individuals.

You will be required to co-ordinate the implementation of person centred support plans to ensure people are supported to have full and meaningful lives. You will monitor and review service delivery ensuring all support is delivered to exacting standards. You must be able to demonstrate an ability to work in partnership with service users, their families and other professionals.

You will have experience of working with people with learning disabilities and have a relevant qualification in health/ social care. Previous experience of supervising a staff team would be an advantage.

The post requires you to work flexibly and includes evening and weekend work and occasional sleep- in duties.

In return, a wide range of benefits are offered to ensure job satisfaction:

  • Free life assurance
  • Pension with company contribution
  • A range of employee discounts

Completed application forms can be emailed to recruitment@creativesupport.co.uk

For further information about the position, please contact the local office and ask for Tim Ham (service manager) on 01422 323422.

Dry Stone Walling – Taster Sessions

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dswaGet involved with dry stone walling, beginners taster sessions on the first Sunday of Every Month

Starting Sunday 4 October 2015 from 9.30am to 12.30pm
At Stainland Cricket Club, HX4 9AJ (Meet in car park outside 1885 The Restaurant)

The cost is £10 per session – For further information and to book a place please contact Roger Depledge on 01422 257020 or email rogerdep@blueyonder.co.uk

Volunteers wanted for Elland Food Bank Drop In

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Volunteers required to support a new Elland Food Bank pilot project for Saturday mornings starting Saturday 10 October 2015.

Do you have?

  • Good people skills
  • Enthusiasm
  • Good listening skills
  • A desire to help people
  • A ‘can do, happy to help’ attitude and able to work as part of a team

Volunteers are needed to help out on Saturday mornings from 9am to 12.30pm for a duration of 6weeks at the Cartwheel Club Youth and Community Centre, Huddersfield Road, Elland.

Volunteer briefing and training session will be taking place on Thursday 24 September from 6.45pm to 8.30pm at the Cartwheel Club.

If you think you can help, please get in touch with Jayne Spencer on 07807 011948 or by email to jayne@jsbusinessconsultant.co.uk or alternatively contact Compass Bridge Limited on 01422 311299 or email compassbridge@hotmail.co.uk

Exhibit your work at the Calderdale Open Art Exhibition

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calderdale_open_logoProfessional and amateur artists are invited to exhibit 2D work in any medium for the 2015 Calderdale Open Art Exhibition.

Saturday 10 October to Wednesday 21 November
At Bankfield Museum, Boothtown Road, Halifax, HX3 6HG

There is an entry fee of £20 or £15 concessions for up to three artworks and work should be delivered to Bankfield Museum by Saturday 3 October 2015 between 10am and 3.30pm – closed Sunday and Monday.

Download an entry form to get involved and view the entry conditions here.

Adult Brass Music Class launching in Elland

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If you have you ever wanted to play an instrument or are just looking for a new hobby then join Elland Silver Band for the FREE launch of a new Adult Brass Class.

Saturday 3 October 2015 at 1.30pm
At the Bandroom, Dewsbury Road, Elland, HX5 9AZ

For more information please contact Samantha Harrison on 07940 525837 or email ellandband@hotmail.co.uk

Sing Out Loud – Singing sessions in Elland, starts tomorrow

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Go along and join in with stimulating and uplifting singing sessions beginning with some social time over a cup of tea or coffee followed by some gentle physical and vocal warm up actions before singing.

Starts Thursday 17 September – 1.45pm to 3.30pm
At Hamerton Close, Westgate, Elland, HX5 0BD

The group will continue to meet every two weeks on the first and third Thursday of each month and sessions up until Christmas are as follows:

  • Thursday 1 October – 1.45pm to 3.30pm
  • Thursday 15 October – 1.45pm to 3.30pm
  • Thursday 5 November – 1.45pm to 3.30pm
  • Thursday 19 November – 1.45pm to 3.30pm
  • Thursday 3 December – 1.45pm to 3.30pm
  • Thursday 17 December – 1.45pm to 3.30pm

The group welcome people with dementia and their carers and don’t mind if you have no experience of singing with others, as it’s about finding your voice and just enjoying the moment.

Just go along, or if you would like to know more please call Christine on 01422 328643 or Pauline on 07811 438228

Farfield Mill Coach Trip with Baa Baa Brighouse

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njoy a wonderful day out with Baa Baa Brighouse on their very first coach trip to visit Farfield Mill in Sedbergh, home of Laura Rosenzweig ‘Laura’s Loom’ and experience a talk with Alison O’Niell, better known as The Shepherdess.

On Friday 16 October 2015
Coach leaves at 9am from St Matthews Church Car Park, Church Street, Rastrick, HD6 3NF

Tickets cost from £32.50 to £37.50 and the price includes:

  • Coach travel to Sedbergh and return to Rastrick
  • Admission to Alison’s talk
  • Farfield mill entrance fee
  • Lunch

Limited seats are available so book early online here to avoid missing out on a great experience.

Admire the landscape of Calderdale at Smith Art Gallery

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Visitors to Smith Art Gallery in Brighouse can now admire Calderdale’s beautiful scenery without setting a foot outside, as their current exhibition celebrates scenic artworks of the Calderdale region.

The ‘Landscapes of the South Pennines’ exhibition offers visitors the chance to see a selection of artworks depicting views of Calderdale. Together, these works show how the diversity of landscapes in the borough has inspired artists throughout the years… read more here…

The FREE exhibition runs until Saturday 17 October and is open Monday and Friday 10am to 5pm, Tuesday and Thursday 10am to 4pm and Saturday 10am to 3.30pm.

For further information visit www.calderdale.gov.uk/museums.

Wacky Woody’s World of Magic comes to Brighouse

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Wacky WoodyJoin Wacky Woody in this hilarious and fun filled show as he travels all over the world on a mission for the Magic Circle to collect a trick from every continent in the world.

On Thursday 29 October 2015 at 11am (doors open at 10.30am)
At Brighouse Civic Hall, Bradford Road, Brighouse, HD6 1RS

Aimed at 4-8 year olds, this show is packed full of audience participation, silliness and lots of laughs.

All seats cost £5 and tickets can be booked online at wackywoody.co.uk

For further information call Dom(Wacky Woody) on 07816 085120 or email info@wackywoody.co.uk