Support Worker - Nights

Shrewsbury, Shropshire, England
£ 18000.0 Per year
Full time, Part time
Job level
Qualified (non-manager), Newly qualified, Studying / Unqualified
11 Sep 2020
23 Oct 2020

Job Description

We put people first!

We’re looking for Support Workers – days and nights - to work with us at a brand new service in Shrewsbury supporting a young male adult, just leaving children’s services, who has learning disabilities, autism and mental health needs. Supporting him in his day to day life at home, you will support him within the community as he enjoys fishing, shopping, doing work experience on a farm, goes to county training for English and Maths skills and playing Xbox.

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 nature of this role it is highly desirable for successful applicants to hold a full valid driving licence and 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). Covering shifts between the hours of 8:00am to 22:00pm and nights 22:00pm to 8:00am

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):

Our pay is £18,000 per annum (pro rata) + 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 Shrewsbury, Shropshire, England

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