Support Worker / Care Worker
Support Worker / Care Worker
Our client is a national charity that’s been supporting people with learning disabilities since 1962. They put the people they support at the centre of everything they do and use their experience to work in partnership with them to provide personalised services to more than 2500 people.
About the role:
As a Support Worker you’ll be supporting adults with learning disabilities within your community. In this Support Worker role, everything you do will enable people to have choices about their own lives, creating flexible services that meet people’s needs and always looking for the best way of doing things.
They provide 24/7 support to some of their people, as a Support Worker, this role will require you to work shifts and hours that include some weekends, nights and Bank Holidays. You may also have the opportunity to accompany the people they support on holidays and attend training courses and other activities.
You don’t need experience as a Support Worker or any special qualifications for this job; what matters most is your positive attitude to life and your desire to support people to live their own life with as much independence, choice, dignity and control as possible. It is helpful if you already have experience of learning disabilities, dementia or autism but this is by no means essential as you will be given a comprehensive induction, full training and support.
Their Leeds services provide support to individuals in Supported Living environments across the city as well as outreach services to those living in their own homes, supporting people to maximise their independence and life experiences through their team of dedicated management and support team.
They are looking for people to join a forward thinking, driven and person focused team in a number of areas of their service with varied hours and shift patterns available to the right people.
If you feel you can contribute to the success of their service and support the team to enhance the lives of the people they support then apply today!
Position: Supported living Worker
Hours: Various from 10 hours per week to 37.5 hours full time
Salary: £7.48 - £7.86 per hour (dependent on age, probation & qualification)
Benefits: 28 days’ annual leave (pro rata, including bank holidays), pension, life assurance, staff recognition and rewards, refer a friend scheme, access to discounted monthly mobile ‘phone contracts, discounted meals out and childcare vouchers, family-friendly policies and a confidential employee helpline.
Closing date: Wednesday 25 October 2017
Interview date: Interviews will be arranged as candidates are shortlisted
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.
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