Support Worker / Care Worker (Charity / Learning Disabilities)

Recruiter
Location
Arundel
Salary
£7.50 per hour
Posted
06 Sep 2017
Closes
04 Oct 2017
Ref
00316333
Contact
Candidate Services
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent
Support Worker / Care Worker (Charity / Learning Disabilities) 

Would you like a meaningful job that makes a difference, supporting individuals to fulfil their potential? 

Our client is a national charity and a leading force in supporting people with learning disabilities and their families. A nationwide organisation, they support over 2,500 people through innovative, person-centred services with a strong focus on promoting independence. 

Everything they do focuses on helping the people they support live the best life possible and by working in partnership with them, and those that know them well, they create flexible services that meet their needs, whether they need a lot, or just occasional support. 

They currently have vacancies as a Support Worker in their Sussex service, working full or part-time shifts on a rota basis. 

No experience is required for these roles - life experience and personal values are more important. 

Position: Support Worker 
Location: Walberton and surrounding area of West Sussex 
Hours: Full or part-time hour’s available (full-time 37.5 hours per week) 
Salary: £7.50 per hour aged 21 and over or £7.03 between the ages of 18-20. Enhancements paid for sleep-in duties. 

Closing date: Wednesday 4 October 2017 
Interview date: They will interview as they shortlist application forms 

About the Role: 
As a Support Worker / Care Worker, you will enable the people they support to lead fulfilling lives based upon their personal support needs. 

They are recruiting Support Workers to work within their residential and supported living services in the Walberton and surrounding area of West Sussex, supporting adults with a learning disability in their own homes. 

About You: 
No previous experience is required for this role, what is more important is that you have a passion and desire to be part of the social care world, and are enthusiastic about supporting people. 

An awareness or knowledge of learning disabilities would be great, however if you have a caring nature, like being around people and can tackle issues with a positive frame of mind, then you are highly encouraged to apply today. This role will involve some intimate personal care. Due to the location, being a driver with your own transport is preferable but not essential. 

As they provide 24/7 support you need to be able to work shifts, including weekends, some nights and Bank Holidays. You will also be required to accompany people they support on holidays and attend training courses and other activities. 

Our client is committed to the Investors in People process and have excellent training programmes (with Skills for Care Accreditation). You will have an induction and full training programme that’s focused on the people you will be supporting and have a chance to develop your career. They offer 25 days paid annual leave for full time contracted posts (pro-rata for part-time), a comprehensive training package, pension scheme, and career development opportunities. 

NO AGENCIES PLEASE 

You may have experience of the following: Support Worker, Charity, Charities, Third Sector, Learning Disabilities, Social Care, Voluntary Sector, Mental Health Worker, Healthcare Assistant, Care Staff, Community Development, Care Worker, Vulnerable People, Social Worker, Not for Profit, NFP etc. 

This vacancy is being advertised by Easy Web Recruitment, the UK’s leading Online Recruitment Agency. The services advertised by Easy Web Recruitment are those of an employment agency. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of gender, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion, or belief, and we confirm that we will gladly accept all applications.