Support Worker

Location
Waltham Forest
Salary
£21497 - £21497 Per Annum
Posted
08 Oct 2021
Closes
21 Oct 2021
Ref
2746
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

Support Worker

We have a number of exciting opportunities for fixed and flexible Support Workers to join us in several supported living services for adults with learning disabilities and autism in Waltham Forest.

Our client has been providing high-quality support and care services to vulnerable people for more than 40 years in London and has grown from strength-to-strength.

Role: Support Worker

Location: Waltham Forest (London E10, E11)

Salary: £21,497 per annum pro rata (£10.85 per hour)

Contract: Permanent Full Time 38 Hours per week roles AND flexible Zero hour contracts

Closing Date: 23:59pm on 21st October 2021

Interviews: 28th and 29th October 2021

About the role:

The role of Support Worker involves providing day to day support with daily living tasks, activities and making full use of community opportunities. Every day is different as a support worker; you might be swimming, socialising, or supporting someone to find a college, learn to hoover, or work their laptop... but whatever you do, the people you support are always at the heart of your working day.

About you:

We are looking for enthusiastic, creative, and committed individuals to join the teams and previous experience of supporting vulnerable adults would be an advantage. To be successful as a Support Worker you will share the organisations values of enabling, empowering, and engaging.

You will need to bring with you the following skills:

 

  • Experience of providing support to vulnerable adults
  • Experience of teamwork
  • Patient, understanding and caring
  • Vibrant, enthusiastic, and fun
  • Energetic, flexible and have a positive “can do” attitude
  • Willing and able to actively support involvement in a wide range of community and social activities
  • Able to communicate with different people using a variety of approaches
  • Able to follow guidelines to help achieve a consistent approach

 

All posts will involve working evenings, weekends and bank holidays. You will be provided with comprehensive training and be supported every step of the way to develop your career.

If you feel you can bring experience and a commitment to supporting people to meet their full potential, then we want to hear from you.

Benefits:

As well as knowing what you do makes a difference to people’s lives every day, you will also receive a great benefits package:

 

  • Flexible working hours that will give you the work life balance that is right for you
  • Up to 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays (pro rata for part time)
  • Computing Scheme
  • Credit Union Scheme
  • Cycle-to-Work Scheme
  • Death in Service Benefit
  • Health Assured – Employee Assistance Programme
  • Blue Light Card
  • Eye care Vouchers
  • Flu Jab Reimbursement
  • Long Service Awards
  • Pension Scheme
  • Purchase Additional Annual Leave
  • Refer-a-Friend Scheme
  • Retirements
  • Loans (including season tickets and parking permit loans)

 

Our client is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of adults at risk and expects all staff to share this commitment. If the post you apply for involves working with or having access to adults at risk and/or their records, we will require an Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Services for successful candidates. This will be fully subsidised. They are committed to equal opportunities and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

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

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