Support Worker

Horley, Surrey, England
RH10 6RE
Pay
£ 18000.0 Per year
Hours
Full time, Part time
Type
Permanent
Job level
Studying / Unqualified, Newly qualified, Qualified (non-manager)
Posted
13 Oct 2020
Closes
23 Oct 2020

Job Description

Avenues Group - we put people first!

We’re looking for Support Workers to work with us in Horley supporting 7 adult males with mild learning difficulties and varying support needs. The people supported enjoy a variety of activities such as theatre trips, disco parties, walks, cinema, gym and swimming as well as looking after the garden.

The service has good public transport links to Crawley/Horsham and Redhill with Horley rail station being a 7 minute walk away and a bus stop directly outside the service.

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 meal prepping, 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.

Working hours;

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

Shift work – 7am – 3pm, 3pm - 11pm, 9am – 5pm and sleep in 11pm – 7am weekends and Bank Holidays (24/7). One to one support times can vary and can include evening support (all subject to any changes).

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

Creative, innovative and full of initiative

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 + benefits (pro rata)

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 Care assistant, Learning disabilities, Support worker in Horley, Surrey, England

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