Horley, Surrey, England
- £ 18000.0 Per year
- Full time, Part time
- Job level
- Studying / Unqualified, Newly qualified, Qualified (non-manager)
- 13 Oct 2020
- 23 Oct 2020
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.
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.
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
Regular one to one supervision
Refer a friend bonus scheme – earn up to £350
Increasing annual leave with length of service
Occupational sick 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.