Support Worker

Woking, Surrey, England
GU22 0NX
Pay
£ 19200.0 Per year
Hours
Full time, Part time
Type
Permanent
Job level
Studying / Unqualified, Newly qualified, Qualified (non-manager)
Posted
10 Sep 2020
Closes
23 Oct 2020

Job Description

Avenues Group - we put people first!

We’re looking for Support Workers to work with us in Woking supporting male adults who have learning disabilities, autism and behaviours that challenge. Squirrel Lodge is a supported living environment which is around a 20 minute walk from Woking town centre.

As a Support Worker you will;

Ensure the people we support are encouraged to reach their full potential

Accompany the people we support to activities, appointments, education etc.

Assisting with day to day living tasks such as cooking, cleaning, shopping etc.

Help with personal care such as supporting with showering, toileting and dressing.

Full training will be provided and you will also be supported in your new role by your local team from day one.

Due to the needs of this service it is desirable for the successful applicant to hold a full valid UK driving licence and to have access to their own vehicle.

Working hours;

Various contracts available – Full time, part time or bank hours

Shift work – days, evenings, nights, weekends and Bank Holidays (24/7)

Shifts are on a rota basis so you will know in advance to plan your time accordingly.

About you;

No experience needed but would be beneficial

Have the ability to learn from experiences and change your approach when needed

Have energy and enthusiasm to provide the best support possible

Have motivation and drive to identify overcome obstacles

Have an understanding of and empathy for the people you are supporting

Show commitment to personal and professional development

We offer our Support Workers (T&C’s apply):

£18,000 per annum (pro rata) + £1,200 complexity enhancements per annum + benefits.

Paid enhanced DBS

E-learning/Classroom training/Diplomas

Regular one to one supervision

Refer a friend bonus scheme – earn up to £350

Increasing annual leave with length of service

Flexible working

Occupational sick pay

Maternity/paternity pay

Employee Assistance Programme

Apply today to find out more about careers with Avenues and how you can make a positive difference to someone’s life.

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This job was posted to Learning disabilities, Mental health, Support worker in Woking, Surrey, England

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