Support Worker

Vetro Recruitment
£16k - 16.5k per year
22 Jul 2017
21 Aug 2017
Public Sector
Contract Type
Part Time
Vetro recruitment are currently recruiting for a number of support workers in a rural location 10 minutes from Cheltenham for a holistic support setting for young people with disabilities. Our client supports over 160 young people on a daily basis to realise their potential through a wide range of educational, residential, therapeutic and health services.

If you are passionate about supporting young people with disabilities to realise their potential through education and personalised learning opportunities, and are patient, inspiring, caring and sensitive towards the needs of vulnerable people this could be the perfect role for you!

Location: Cheltenham/Gloucester

Hourly Rate: £8.59 per hour

Role type: Full Time, Part Time, All Year Post, Term-Time Only

Hours: Full time (37 hours per week) and Part time hours available. Working patterns are over a seven day rota with a mixture of mornings, afternoons, long days, weekends, and bank holidays shifts.

Contract type: Permanent

Contract: Term-time and All year posts available

Interview Date: Thursday 24 th August

The successful candidate with have:

* The ability to record information accurately
* The ability to work as part of a team
* Be able to work independently with little support as required
* Be resilient and able to work proactively with challenging behaviour
* A willingness to provide personal care to individuals
* Strong values around diversity, health and safety and are committed to safe working practices
* Good organisational and time management skills
* The ability to facilitate learning, empowering the individual and encouraging autonomy.
* Strong communication skills
* The ability to support people to meet targets and improve their independence
* Access to own transport as the service is not on a public transport route


* 20 days paid holiday, plus eight statutory public holidays (pro rata)
* A contributory pension scheme
* Use of facilities including a heated indoor swimming pool and fitness suite
* Membership of the Group Life Assurance scheme
* Specialist training and development, with opportunities to progress
* Employee discounts at various retailers
* Cycle to Work scheme
* Tea and coffee, with hot meals and sandwiches available at cost price during term time

Do you know someone who might be interested in this position? We will give you a £50 Love2Shop voucher to any successful applicants that you refer to us.

Due to the high volume of applications we receive, regretfully we are only able to respond to candidates who meet our clients' requirements.

At Vetro recruitment we have over 25 years experience helping people plan their career path, navigate the job market and find their ideal role. We pride ourselves on the service we offer our candidates. We will work alongside you at all stages of the job application process and help you identify, apply for and secure your ideal role. Whether you are looking for a permanent or temporary position we're here to help.

Vetro recruitment acts as an employment business when supplying temporary staff and as an employment agency when introducing candidates for permanent employment with a client. Vetro is an equal opportunities employer and decisions are made on merits alone.