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Edgware, London, Greater London, England
Our client is looking for reliable and motivated people to join their community service teams in Hertfordshire, Enfield and Essex. This includes Edgware, Cheshunt, Waltham Cross, Welwyn Garden City, Tring, St Albans, Borehamwood, Bricket Wood, Hackney, Harrow and Watford.
Title: Senior Community Support Worker (Driver Essential)
Reference number: 42305
Hours: Various casual hours available
Location: Hertfordshire, North London and Essex
Contract type: Casual
Salary: £9.28 - £10.65 per hour (dependent on experience) (Inc. London allowance)
About the Role
You will support people to do the things they want to do - not to do things for them. You will act as the eyes and ears to ensure that communication is clear and that they are able to move around safely.
Our client wants people with great communication skills to help make a difference to the lives of the people they support. You'll be matched to support one or more people, with each person requiring between 2 and 5 hours support each week. These positions are offered on a casual basis with the opportunity for permanent roles within the future.
Meet some of the people that you could be supporting;
• A gentleman in the Tring area whose independence is very important and enjoys going for long walks whilst exploring his local community
• A Watford based individual who would like to access the community and build his confidence when visiting new environments. He enjoys visiting the local café for coffees and playing cards; he is also a keen football fan!
• In the Edgware area, an individual would like support for three weekends each month for activities such as swimming and visiting multi-sensory rooms.
• A child in Borehamwood requires after school support to engage in sensory stimulation at home and in the community. If you have lots of energy and are ready to have fun, they would like to hear from you.
The ideal candidate will have achieved, or be willing to work towards, a Level 2 Diploma in Health & Social Care (or equivalent) and also BSL level one or possess native sign language skills. You will have had experience of working with and providing practical support to, people with learning disabilities and / or multisensory impairments.
A full UK driving licence and use of your own vehicle is an essential requirement for these roles.
About the Organisation
Our client is a national disability charity that supports people with complex communication needs to be understood, connected and valued.
They have a proven record of offering high quality, pioneering services.
Working as a Support Worker here can be incredibly rewarding; they offer the opportunity to work in a large, diverse and successful charity where people can develop their skills, knowledge and careers in a supportive and flexible environment. In addition they have excellent training and development, the opportunity for you to join their Group Personal Pension scheme and a generous annual leave entitlement.
Closing date: Wednesday 29 November 2017
Interview date: To be confirmed
To start: To be discussed at interview
To find out more information and apply for this position, please click the apply button. You will then be taken to a simple CHM Recruit form and then redirected to the employer’s website.
They would recommend that you read the candidate guidelines and job description (available on their website) before applying. If you are a disabled candidate and require a hard copy pack or a different format for example large print, Braille or audio, further details can be found on their website.
Our client is an Equal Opportunities Employer and is committed to ensuring that all staff are motivated, skilled and rewarded by their work. They are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable children and adults and expects all employees to share this commitment. Therefore, all offers of employment are subject to a number of checks including an enhanced DBS check where appropriate.
No agencies please.
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