Have you ever thought about supporting people with a learning disability to be empowered and in control of their own lives?
You will be working for a unique charity; they are led by people with a learning disability. Their vision is to promote that people with a learning disability can be leaders in society. Using a person-centred approach, they will match your likes and interests to the person you support, empowering people with a learning disability to live the lives they choose.
Position: Support Worker
Job type: Full Time, Part Time and Relief hours available, up to 39 hours
Salary: £9.50 per hour
Full induction process, outstanding training opportunities, development and career progression, opportunities to gain recognised qualifications, free DBS screening. The charity have recently achieved Skills for Care endorsement which is a mark of quality in recognition of the learning and development you will receive. This is evidence that their training provision makes a significant difference to the workforce and the people supported.
About the role:
As a support worker you will be part of an inclusive team empowered to create innovative ways to support an individual achieve their own personal goals. The ways of supporting will change with everyone you work with because everyone has different ambitions.
Supporting people in their daily lives is as varied and any day could include; helping someone develop new skills, providing personal and emotional support, helping people plan and manage their own home, support with leisure, interests and travel.
You could be supporting people in their own home or out and about in their community.
As a Support Worker your enthusiasm, people skills, reliability and “can-do” approach is vital - but no formal experience is necessary as all staff receive ongoing endorsed training tailored to the specific needs of the individual you support, allowing personal development and career progression.
You'll need to have great communication skills and be comfortable making decisions. A basic level of English is also required.
You will receive a generous benefits package including:
Full induction process, outstanding training opportunities, development and career progression. Opportunities to gain recognised qualifications, free DBS screening PLUS:
- Annualised Hours -guaranteed monthly salary for full and part-time roles plus overtime opportunities
- Flexible working hours for work life balance
- Immediate interview and quick start date (subject to pre-employment checks)
- Contributory pension
- Cycle to work scheme
- Employee support line to support you and your family
- Support in gaining professional qualifications
- Continuous on the job training is provided
All posts are subject to an enhanced DBS check which will be paid for.
Whilst experience is not essential as full training will be provided, we very much welcome previous experience of working with adults with learning disabilities, Care Worker, Health Care Assistant, Support Worker, Nurses, Social Care Worker, Care Assistant, Mental Health Care Worker, Voluntary Worker.