Support Worker

Location
Islington, London (Greater)
Salary
£17,700.80 per annum (pro rata), rising to £19,624.80
Posted
27 Sep 2018
Closes
27 Oct 2018
Ref
502328
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

Support Worker

Salary: £17,700.80 per annum (pro rata), rising to £19,624.80 upon successful completion of probation. 
Hours: Range of full-time permanent (day or waking night) and flexible bank opportunities available

Our client is a friendly, local and thriving charity with an excellent reputation for providing high quality services to children and adults with learning disabilities and their families, in North London.

They are looking for friendly, energetic people to promote and maintain the health and wellbeing of those they support; to empower them to make choices and help them build and maintain relationships with their family and friends.

As a Support Worker, you will provide support to children and/or adults with a range of mild, moderate and severe learning disabilities – this could be in their homes, at supported housing projects, at their Centre or out and about accessing exciting activities!

So if you are positive, flexible, have good communication skills, and a willingness to learn and develop new skills, Support Work may be just right for you!

They have a range of full-time and part-time permanent vacancies available. Previous experience in this role is not essential, as they are fully committed to staff development. As part of this, they will provide you with an in-depth induction, as well as ongoing training and support for you to learn everything you will need to be a great Support Worker!

They are currently also looking specifically for a full time (37 hour per week) driver Support Worker – a driver’s licence with a D1 allowance is essential for this role.

BANK OPPORTUNITIES:
£9.50 – £10 per hour, VARIABLE HOURS

They also offer Bank Support Work roles, which are ideally suited to people who are looking for flexibility and variety in their work. Bank hours will be optional and are not guaranteed, any hours accepted will be agreed on an ongoing basis. Hourly rates may also vary, depending on which projects you work on.

They are currently looking for a Bank Support Worker to join a team supporting two children to participate in activities every Saturday between 10:30am-1:30pm. This role involves supporting the service users during swimming sessions, so confident swimming abilities are essential for this role. If you are specifically interested in this role, please clearly indicate this on your application.

How to apply: 
Please apply online with your CV to receive further instructions on how to complete the application process.

Application form. They would also appreciate if you could complete a Diversity Monitoring Form. There is no fixed closing date, applications are shortlisted regularly. 

Please have a look through the Job Overview when completing your application.

Our client is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of adults at risk and they are looking to recruit people who share these values. All their offers of employment are therefore subject to an enhanced DBS check, proof of eligibility to work in the UK and two satisfactory references.

Our client is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications form all sections of the community. 

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