Support Worker

Location
Islington
Salary
£21497 Per Annum
Posted
18 Jan 2022
Closes
28 Jan 2022
Ref
3025
Contact
Katie Hunt
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

Support Worker

We have a number of exciting opportunities for fixed and flexible staff to join us in 2 supported living services for adults with learning disabilities and autism in Islington.

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: Islington & Hackney

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

Contract: 1 Fixed 38 Hour per week, 1 part time role AND flexible Zero hours contracts

Closing Date: 28th January 2022

About the role:

As a Support Worker you will support people with their day to day life, to learn new skills and develop confidence and independence and to have a good quality of life. You will 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 we support are always at the heart of your working day.

About you:

Do you have the enthusiasm and positivity to actively support people to achieve their outcomes supporting them to live a good and meaningful life?

You will however, need to bring with you the following skills:

  • You will share the values of Enabling, Empowering and Engaging
  • Experience of providing sensitive, person-centred support to vulnerable adults
  • Experience of team work
  • Good IT skills
  • Patient, understanding and caring
  • Vibrant, enthusiastic and fun
  • Energetic, flexible and have a positive “can do” attitude at all times
  • 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

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)
  • 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.

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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