Support Worker Woking Town Centre

Welmede Housing Association
Woking, Surrey
11 Jun 2017
11 Jul 2017
Public Sector
Contract Type
Full Time

Starting Salary £18,600 - £20,600 based on an average salary with enhancements plus excellent professional development. Driver’s desirable, generous mileage allowance 45p per mile.

Our vision is of a world where people with disabilities are equal and can lead the lives they want. We make this happen by being a person centred housing and support organisation passionate about supporting people with disabilities to pursue their chosen lifestyle.

We need support workers to join our dedicated and passionate team to help the people we support to live the lives they want to.

You will be providing support to 8 young individuals who live in this transition service. The aim is to develop our service users to live as independently as possible. All have a learning disability and are all mobile and enjoy a range of activities such as, arts and crafts, drama, musical evenings, gardening, shopping trips, social occasions, exploring work opportunities, adult education or just going to the local pub for the evening.

It’s a hugely rewarding and varied role after all you’re helping people to achieve freedom and fulfillment. It can also be very challenging, which is why you’ll need to be a genuinely caring and patient individual who can empathies with others and see the world through their eyes.

Can you show us how you would treat our service users with the dignity and respect they have a right to expect?

If you have the right values for our organisation, you will be supported by a programme of continuous training and development.

Keywords: Support worker, supported living, support assistant, care, support staff, personal care, carer, social care

All applications must be made online. When registering with Reed please continue and complete the online application form which should take less than 3 minutes.