Support Worker

Recruiter
EasyWeb NFP
Location
Burnley, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
18 Jun 2019
Closes
21 Jun 2019
Ref
1184326219
Sector
Charity
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Support Worker

Our client is a national charity that's been supporting people with learning disabilities since 1962. They put the people they support at the centre of everything they do and use their experience to work in partnership with them to provide personalised services to more than 3,000 people.

Position: Support Worker / Supported Living Worker
Location: Burnley, Lancashire
Job type: Full Time, Permanent
Hours: Various 37.5 hours per week
Salary: £16,052 per annum
Benefits Package: Apprenticeships - gain a fully funded Level 2 Diploma in Health & Social Care whilst earning, Plus benefits package (discounts and rewards across shops, restaurants, gym membership and days out), 20 days holiday (plus 8 bank holidays) increasing to 25 days after first year, contributory pension scheme and life assurance, an Employee Assistance Programme, annual staff award schemes, access to award winning training and development

Closing date: Friday 12 July 2019

About the role:

As a Support Worker you'll be supporting adults with learning disabilities to live the best life possible. In these roles, everything you do will enable people to have choices about their own lives, creating flexible services that meet people's needs and always looking for the best way of doing things.

There's no such thing as a "typical day" for one of their Support Workers. You never know what you might end up doing. You could be supporting someone to make their breakfast in the morning, go swimming or to a local cafe in the afternoon - or even helping them plan their birthday party or a family event. Sometimes it's challenging, but it's always rewarding. You'll go to work knowing that you're making a positive difference to someone's life. And you'll be working in a team of skilled, dedicated colleagues who'll support you all the way.

They provide 24 / 7 support to some people, so this role would suit you if you like the idea of working shifts and hours that include some weekends, nights and Bank Holidays. You may also get the opportunity to accompany the people we support on holidays and attend training courses and other activities.

About you:

You don't need experience of support work or any special qualifications for this job - you'll get plenty of training along the way. It's great if you already have experience of learning disabilities, autism or dementia, but this is by no means essential. What matters most is your positive attitude to life and your desire to support people to live their life with as much independence, choice, dignity and control as possible.

What they offer:

They offer a range of benefits and career development opportunities. They'll give you a comprehensive induction, full training and support along the way. With Investors in People and Skills for Care accreditation they are committed to investing in their teams to ensure they have the specialist skills and expertise needed to support others to live the best life possible.

Join them and help them change lives.

Our clientsusual terms and conditions apply.

They are committed to equal opportunities and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. As a Disability Confident Employer, our client is helping to ensure that disabled people have the same opportunities to fulfil their potential and realise their aspirations that people without disabilities do.

Successful applicants will need to undertake an enhanced disclosure check against the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). Having a criminal record may not bar you from employment.

STRICTLY NO AGENCIES PLEASE.

You may have experience of the following: Support Worker, Care Worker, Care Assistant, Healthcare Worker, Healthcare Assistant, Community Support Worker, Disability, Disabilities, Care Staff, Charity, Charities, Not for Profit, NFP, Third Sector, etc.

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