Danny’s Dream Personal Assistant Roles Available – Full time and Supply/Adhoc positions available


                   Goodwin Development Trust

Danny’s Dream offers a unique combination of domiciliary care with that of care and support at the Danny’s Dream Club and other leisure and community activities.  We offer a fully person-centred approach that is respectful of difference and diversity and focuses on the needs of the individual, rather than a more service-centred provision.  We see the person first and not the disability.  We use everyday language rather than jargon and we proactively search for can-do options that empower our service users. Opportunities have arisen for us to recruit experienced individuals to the following post:

Danny’s Dream Personal Assistant – DDPA


Full time and Supply/Adhoc positions available. Please state which you are interested in when applying for this role.


Hours:             Full Time: 37 hours per week (some evening and weekend work will be required as part of a pre

a pre-agreed rota)   Supply/Adhoc hours 

Salary:             Full Time: £15,007.20 (if qualified to L2 in Health and Social Care or sector equivalent)

                        £14,430 (25 years and over, unqualified or not sector specific qualified)

Salary meets NMW (if under 25 years, unqualified or not sector specific qualified)

Supply/Adhoc: £7.50 per hour for Level 2 in Health & Social Care or sector equivalent / over 25 years

              NMW for unqualified or not sector specifically qualified 


The main purpose of this post is to assist people with disabilities and/or complex health and social care needs to live at home with independence by ensuring that they have quality care and support. This may involve undertaking personal care, and/or administering medication and/or escorting, and/or arranging and joining in activities. You will be required to provide service users with an effective duty of care that provides a safe and dignified environment that demonstrates an appropriate level of choice and control. You will be required to work with the Management Team to ensure that Care Quality Commission Essential Standards of Quality and Safety are upheld and that respect is given to the cultural and social values and beliefs of individual service users. You will ideally hold a Level 2 or 3 qualification in Health and Social Care and demonstrable experience of working in the health and social care setting and have working knowledge of safeguarding protocols and procedures along with an understanding of confidentiality and data protection in respect of service user records.


For an Application Pack please email recruitment@goodwintrust.org, visit our website:  www.goodwintrust.org/vacancies or contact the HR Department on (01482) 594319 (answer machine – leave a message with your full contact information and job reference) 

Alternatively, please contact Danny’s Dream direct on tel. (01482) 313883 for an informal chat.

This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosing & Barring Services Check and Satisfactory References.

Application forms should be returned stating Job Reference DDPA to: HR Department, The Octagon, Pod 5, Walker Street, Hull, HU3 2RA (CV’s not accepted)

There is no closing date for these posts but please assume if you have not heard anything within 8 weeks of your application form been submitted, that on this occasion you have not been successful.

Goodwin Development Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We follow safer recruiting procedures through references

Childcare Support Team (Supply) – REF: CST001

Goodwin Development Trust is a successful community business that seeks to improve people’s quality of life through developing and delivering gap services. We are now looking to recruit professional & confident individuals into our Childcare Support Teams within our Octagon and Fenchurch Street Nurseries:


Childcare Support Team (Supply) – REF:  CST001 (Salary meets National Minimum Wage)

You will be working as part of the team based at Octagon or Fenchurch Street Children’s Centres. Your primary responsibilities will be to deliver high quality childcare and education for children ranging from 6 weeks to 5 years. In addition you will be expected to carry out a range of duties including supporting the full nursery team (including students and volunteers), working with the Children’s Centre team and working closely with children and their families. Experience of supporting families within a childcare setting is desirable but consideration will be given to newly qualified persons. A working knowledge of the EYFS is essential and you should be committed to providing high quality play and learning opportunities and working in partnership with parents and carers.


Hours will be offered on an adhoc basis to provide additional cover within any of the Children’s Centres as and when required.  There are opportunities to apply for temporary / permanent contracts throughout the year.  These opportunities are usually advertised internally and members of the Childcare Support Team are encouraged to apply.

For an Application Pack please contact the HR Department by email recruitment@goodwintrust.org or phone (01482) 594319 (answer machine) (Please state which job you are applying for)

To see the job description click here Childcare Support Team JD July 2015

These posts are subject to an Enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service Check and Satisfactory References

Application forms should be returned stating the Job Reference CST001 to: HR Department, Goodwin Centre, Icehouse Road, Hull, HU3 2HQ or emailed to recruitment@goodwintrust.org (CV’s not accepted). Recruitment is organised throughout the year – If selected for interview you will be notified in writing of the details. If you haven’t heard from us within three months of your application please accept that on this occasion your application has not been successful.


“Goodwin – a registered charity is an equal opportunities employer”