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Day Care Officer (Bedford Day Service)

Job details

General information



Closing Date


Service Area


Adult Services

Service Area

Bedford Day Service

Vacancy Details


Care/Support Work - Adult Social Care

Job Title

Day Care Officer (Bedford Day Service)



Salary Range (£ pro rata for part time roles)

BBU07 24,496 - 26,845

Contract Type

Full time permanent

Contract Hours


Job Advert

You will be responsible for planning and leading the service delivery and timetabled sessions to a high standard ensuring a quality service with measurable positive outcomes.


To oversee the supporting care team members by confidently leading with daily planning, monitoring, ensuring professional approaches and a person centred delivery in line with the varying individual support needs within a group setting.


To risk assess and support adults with learning disabilities, autism and complex healthcare needs to access a range of day opportunities which enhance their independence, opportunities and inclusion in society and to monitor and communicate on complex healthcare needs with other multi disciplinary teams.


To safeguard and give complete care (physical, social, emotional, intellectual) according to the individual needs of the service user as assessed and planned ensuring absolute dignity and respect is paramount in service delivery.


This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. If your application is successful you will be required to declare any spent and unspent convictions, adult cautions (simple or conditional) that are not "protected" as defined by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (as amended in 2013 and 2020).


How to apply

Please upload a current CV and a document detailing how you meet the selection criteria for the role.  The selection criteria can be found in the job profile below.  Optional CV and selection criteria templates are provided below.  If you do not upload both documents the panel may be unable to score your application.


Please note:

The Council will not normally re-employ ex-employees in receipt of:

·         a severance payment (within 12 months of leaving)

·         a local government pension

unless the appointment is business critical

For further information, please email

Additional Vacancy Information

Allowance (pro rata for part time roles)


Work Pattern

Working Monday to Friday 4 days (8.30am till 4.15pm) 1 day (8.30am till 5pm)

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Vacancy Location


Bedfordshire, Bedford Borough Council Recruitment, Bedford


Kempston Centre, Carnell Close, Kempston, Bedford

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Job Profile

Day Care Officer Job Description.pdf (302 Kb) Download attachment 

CV Template

CV Template.docx (16 Kb) Download attachment 

Selection Criteria Template

Selection Criteria template.docx (11 Kb) Download attachment