Support Worker

Recruiter
Vetro Recruitment
Location
Weston-Super-Mare
Salary
£8.50 - 16.35 per hour
Posted
22 Jul 2017
Closes
21 Aug 2017
Sector
Public Sector
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time
Calling all Support Workers seeking higher pay and better work-life balance!

If you are an agency Support Worker or would like to expand your professional development by working as an agency Support Worker, we have work for you.

* Pay: From £8.50 - £16.35 per hour
* Location: Burnham-on-Sea
* Shifts available: a mixture of early shifts, late shifts, long days and waking nights to choose from.

Organisation:

Our client is one of the UK's leading support services for adults with Autism. The idyllic location of their homes in North Somerset offers service users the independence of their own room and use of the communal house for meals and activities including music and art projects.

The individuals they support enjoy regular visits to neighbouring towns with frequent visits to their local cinema, swimming pool, local shops and trips to Burnham-on-Sea seafront. They encourage independence with regular interaction in their local community and skill building activities including domestic housekeeping, cooking and personal interests.

Responsibilities:

As a Support Worker you will be responsible for the following;

* Giving individuals the chance to lead a full life instead of isolation or family dependence.
* Giving autistic people the confidence and skills to live well, enjoy activities that others take for granted.
* Creating and encouraging good relationships and communication with the people who use the service.
* Ensuring the safety of the service users and maintaining an up to date knowledge of each individual's care plan, guidelines, reward system and preferred method of communication.
* Assisting people who use the service to get involved in a range of new opportunities, experiences and activities.
* There will be varying levels of support required with personal care.
* There will be situations where you need to support with taxing behaviours safely and sympathetically.

Requirements:

* Minimum 6 Months paid experience supporting adults with Autism or Learning Disabilities.
* Experience of working with challenging behaviour.
* Car driver preferable as you will take service users in to the community
* Full training is provided via the client and the agency

Benefits:

* 28 days Holiday (including bank holidays)
* Free Training
* Weekly pay
* Choose your shifts using Vetro's very own shift booking app
* £50 to £250 Love2Shop referral scheme
* Employee of the month scheme
* CV writing support and career advice
* Quick registration (including online Enhanced DBS check)
* 24/7 support from our dedicated team of recruitment consultants

Referral Scheme

At Vetro Recruitment we recognise that exceptional people always know other exceptional people, so why not earn £50 to £250 for referring them to Vetro Recruitment. Click HERE for more details. 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 Recruitment is an equal opportunities employer and decisions are made on merits alone.