Support Worker (Charity / Learning Disabilities)

Recruiter
Affinity Trust
Location
Oxford
Salary
£8.24/hour
Posted
15 Jun 2017
Closes
15 Jul 2017
Sector
Charity
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Support Worker (Charity / Learning Disabilities) 

A great opportunity to work somewhere that is fulfilling, fun and offers real opportunities to make a difference to people's lives! 

Affinity Trust is a national charity dedicated to providing high-quality, personalised support to adults with learning disabilities. 

Position: Support Worker 
Location: Oxford 
Contract type: Full Time, Permanent 
Hours: 37.5 hours per week 
Salary: £8.24 per hour 

Closing Date: 10 July 2017 

About the Role: 

We work with people who have a range of support needs and our focus is always on the individual and how best to support them to live the type of life they wish to live, to have fun and make memories! 

You will be supporting people with profound and multiple Learning disabilities who may also have additional health needs, experience sensory loss or have physical disabilities. As part of your role you will be supporting people with full and sometimes intimate personal care, so we are looking for people who are able to demonstrate dignity and respect for the individuals they are supporting, whilst promoting independence. 

About You: 

You will need to have excellent communication and be able to use a range of skills to support people who may have little or no verbal communication, to enable them to actively participate in choices about their life. You will need to work flexibly and participate in shift work, including weekends and Bank holidays. 

The people you will be supporting enjoy taking part in a variety of activities and hobbies and you will be supporting them to access these as well as looking for other opportunities people may like to try. 

For this role you need to be patient, have good sense of humour and be able to support people through good and bad days. We are looking for people who are committed to supporting the people we work with who are honest and reliable, who can be creative and flexible in their approach, enhancing peoples opportunities to grow and develop. 

Affinity Trust are an equal opportunities employer that promotes diversity within their workforce and welcome applications from all sections of the community, regardless of sexual orientation, race, age, gender, disability, religion or belief. 

This post will be subject to an enhanced DBS or PVG check which will be provided by Affinity Trust. 

You may have experience of the following: Support Worker, Bank Support Worker, Charity, Charities, Third Sector, Care Worker, Learning Disabilities, Community Care, Not for Profit, NFP, Voluntary Sector, Vulnerable People, Care Assistant, Social Worker 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