Support Worker

Recruiter
Affinity Trust
Location
Guildford
Salary
£7.77/hour
Posted
23 Jul 2017
Closes
22 Aug 2017
Sector
Charity
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Support Worker 

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: Hampshire 
Contract type: Full Time, Permanent 
Hours: 37.5 hours per week 
Salary: £7.77 per hour 

Closing Date: 16th August 2017 

About the Role: 

You will be supporting people with Learning disabilities across Guildford and Godalming both at home and in the local community as part of our Hampshire Outreach service.

As part of your role you may be supporting people with 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. Some people may also need support with behaviours that may challenge so a flexible approach and creativity are desired. 

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. 

About You: 

You will need to have excellent communication and be able to use a range of skills to support people, and enable them to actively participate in choices about their life. 

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

They always base our support on the specific needs, choices and aspirations of the individual following their principles of person-centred support. 

Affinity Trust are an equal opportunities employer that promotes diversity within our 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