Support Worker - Part Time & Flexible Working Available

Location
Coventry
Salary
£8.34 - £9.12 Per Hour
Posted
10 Jul 2019
Closes
07 Aug 2019
Ref
1318
Contact
NFP People
Contract Type
Permanent

Do you like working with interesting people and looking for a rewarding and diverse role where you can make a real difference? If so, being a Support Worker may be a great role for you!

Our client is a charity group that supports people with learning disabilities, they have several exciting Support Worker opportunities in our Short Break (Respite) and Supported Living services in the Coventry area.

Position: Support Worker

Location: Coventry

Hours: 16 hour, 25 hour and 37 hour contracts available (guaranteed hours & overtime available). These roles include days, evenings, weekends and may include sleep in duties. (sleep-in paid at a rate of £70.47)

Salary: £8.34 to £9.12 per hour

Benefits: Our client really values their support staff and as well a rewarding career, offer the following benefits:

 

  • Competitive rates of pay – with annual increments
  • Employer Pension Contributions
  • 28 days annual leave (including bank holiday) with annual increments (up to a total of 33 days)
  • Flexibility
  • Excellent Accredited Training
  • Paid DBS
  • Paid Sick Leave
  • Refer a friend scheme

 

About the Role of Support Worker:

The role of Support Worker is incredibly rewarding, you will provide practical assistance and emotional support to vulnerable adults.

The role incredibly rewarding; you will provide direct support to citizens, in line with their individual care plans, offering practical assistance and emotional support, enabling them to achieve their goals and aspirations.

About You:

You do not need to have previous experience of being a Support Worker, however staff are expected to demonstrate a high level of integrity and professionalism, promoting the organisation’s values and their citizens’ rights to choice, opportunity, inclusion and independence.

You will have excellent 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. Being a driver would also be an advantage.

Whilst experience is not essential as full training will be provided 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.

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