Support Worker

Woking, Surrey, England
GU22 0NX
£ 17732.0 Per year
Full time, Part time
Job level
Studying / Unqualified, Newly qualified, Qualified (non-manager)
11 Sep 2020
11 Oct 2020

Job Description

Avenues Group - we put people first!

We’re looking for Support Workers to work with us in Woking supporting young adults who have learning disabilities, autism and behaviours that challenge in their own homes and their community. This role will mainly cover the areas of Knaphill, Goldsworth Park and Maybury. There may be some requirements to cover the Addlestone and Chertsey area as well.

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 essential that successful applicants hold a full valid driving licence and 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)[SUBJECT TO CHANGE]

• 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):

• £17,732 per annum (pro rata) + mileage + 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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