Support Worker

Recruiter
EasyWeb NFP
Location
Coleford
Salary
£7.73 - £9.00 per hour
Posted
10 May 2018
Closes
05 Jun 2018
Ref
00320728
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

Support Worker 

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 3,000 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 are looking to recruit enthusiastic individuals to join their Forest of Dean Services, working with individuals who have learning disabilities. 

Position: Support Workers 
Location: Coleford, Forest of Dean 
Hours: 37.5 hours per week, full time 
Salary: £7.73 - £9.00 per hour (dependent on age, probation & qualifications) 

Closing date: 5 June 2018 

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. 

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 may involve some intimate personal care. 

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

A full current UK/EU driving licence is essential due to the rural nature of the area. 

What they offer 

They offer a range of benefits and career development opportunities including 20 days holiday rising to 25 days after the first year (plus bank holidays) and a contributory pension scheme. They’ll give you a comprehensive induction, full training and support along the way. With Investors in People and Skills for Care accreditation they are committed to investing in their teams to ensure they have the specialist skills and expertise needed to support others to live the best life possible. 

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.

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