Support Worker

Recruiter
Hays Social Care
Location
Harrogate
Salary
£8.16/hour
Posted
17 Jul 2017
Closes
16 Aug 2017
Sector
Public Sector
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
Are you looking for a diverse and rewarding career in the social care sector?

Support Worker
Adults - Learning Disabilities
£8.16 per hour
Full and Part Time Roles Available
Harrogate, North Yorkshire

Your new company

A specialist care provider who offer a range of supported services to vulnerable adults with learning disabilities and complex needs. They are currently looking to appoint support workers to work within their Harrogate based, supported living services.

Your new role

As a support worker you will provide person centred care and support to adults with learning disabilities within a supported living environment. You will engage the people you support in activities, promoting choice and independence. You will enable the people you support to access and use a varied range of facilities such as shopping, employment, leisure, and housing within the local community. This is a front line care job and as such support with personal care is required.

What you'll need to succeed

Previous experience supporting vulnerable adults in a social care setting is desirable but not essential as full training will be provided. You must have a desire to make a positive difference to a person's life and demonstrate a caring and empathetic attitude. Good communication skills and an ability to work effectively as part of a team are essential.

What you'll get in return

In addition to a competitive pay rate and commitment to provide excellent training, you will also benefit from; A supportive working environment, career progression, an annual leave entitlement above the statutory minimum, access to an employee support line which includes face to face counselling on a variety of subjects, child care vouchers and a cycle to work scheme, as well as an enhanced auto enrolment contribution in the pension scheme.

What you need to do now

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