Support Worker

ENS Recruitment
11 Feb 2017
11 Mar 2017
Public Sector
Contract Type
Full Time

We are recruiting for support workers (including waking night support workers) and we are looking for people who are seeking a satisfying, rewarding career in social care. No experience necessary, as we employ people based on their values and commitment to the people we support.

Benefits of working with Avenues:
*Full induction process and dedicated manager to support you
*Outstanding training and development opportunities (including specialisation in your interest area)
*Career progression
*Opportunities to gain recognised qualifications such as the diploma in Health and Social Care
*Pension plan, childcare vouchers, union membership and corporate membership of HSA's 'Simply Health' insurance

This is an opportunity to make a lasting difference to the lives of people facing disadvantage. We are looking for people who will go the extra mile to bring about positive change and can build positive relationships with carers, family members and the wider community.

What knowledge and experience should you have?

We provide exceptional training and development opportunities for the right people who share our values and can demonstrate commitment. Mileage used in connection with your job role will be reimbursed. If you feel you are someone who can make a difference, apply now!

What skills and abilities will you need?

*Resourcefulness - can you find different and innovative ways to support people to overcome difficulties?
*Tenacity - do you prefer to see lasting results over a period of time, rather than quick fixes?
*Empathy- can you see things from other people's point of view?
*Flexibility - things can change last minute; can you adapt and move on quickly?
*Compassion - do you have kindness and understanding for people overcoming disadvantage?
*Patience -when things take longer than you expect, can you stay calm and positive?
*A full, clean, UK driving licence (desirable but not essential)