Support Worker

£8.99 - £8.99 Per Hour
03 Nov 2020
01 Dec 2020
NFP People
Social Care
Contract Type

Support Worker

Are you passionate about providing exceptional care and emotional support to help others achieve their goals and aspirations? Do you want to develop your career with a forward thinking organisation who offer flexible working and career development? An exciting opportunity has arisen to be part of a new team in our new home in Middlesbrough.

Our client provides support to individuals with learning difficulties, mental health issues, autism and acquired brain injuries and some of the people display behaviours that challenge. They have achieved steady growth over the past three years securing the futures for employees by living the ethos of Potential, Responsibility, Integrity, Diversity and Empathy.

Position: Support Worker
Location: Middlesbrough
Hours: Full time, part time - permanent
Salary: £8.99 per hour (£18,699 per annum pro-rata for part time)
Benefits: A clear personal development plan, which includes a Free detailed training plan for all elements of the role, full induction process, ongoing supervisions and appraisals, development and career progression opportunities, opportunities to gain Free recognised qualifications, free DBS screening, Refer a friend scheme of £400, Cycle2work Scheme, access to GP online, Employee Assistance Helpline, discounts at many retailers and life insurance.

The role also offers fantastic flexibility and rewards, as well as innovative ways of working to fit your lifestyle!

About the Role of Support Worker:

The Support Worker role is one of empowerment, you have the ability to make the people you support feel safe, confident, competent and more importantly able and independent. By believing in someone you can help people reach their own potential as well as supporting with the everyday tasks such as finances, housekeeping, attending appointments, shopping, and participating in various activities of choice and a dedication to further people we support’s skills and abilities.

This role will include using positive behaviour support and physical intervention skills, however, you won't be lone working for these.

About You:

As a Support Worker you will be a dedicated and empathic person who is able to not only provide physical care, but also offer emotional support to help people to reach their maximum independence in a safe and positive living environment. You should have a caring, personable nature, be confident yet able to offer a calming influence, demonstrate initiative under pressure, show drive and a self-awareness of your own development needs. You will have excellent written and communication skills and be able to work effectively as part of a team and be able to learn and undertake the essential training that is required for the role.

Although an understanding of the role is desirable, it is not essential as training will be provided. We are more interested in ‘who you are’ as a person. As a values based organisation, the Ethos is to ensure that every moment matters through enabling the people we support to feel empowered, safe and a valued member of their community. We believe we can help anyone and go above and beyond in the process.

Whilst experience is not essential we very much welcome previous experience working as Home Carer, Care Worker, Health Care Assistant, Support Worker, Nurses, Social Care Worker, Care Assistant, Mental Health Care Worker, Voluntary Worker.

Candidates should apply by forwarding their CV.