Support Worker (Charity / Learning Disabilities)

Recruiter
Affinity Trust
Location
Chatteris
Salary
7.62 GBP Hourly + GBP7.62 per hour
Posted
12 Aug 2017
Expires
14 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Permanent

Support Worker (Charity / Learning Disabilities)

A great opportunity to work somewhere that is fulfilling, fun and offers real opportunities to make a difference to people's lives!

Affinity Trust is a national charity dedicated to providing high-quality, personalised support to adults with learning disabilities.

Position: Support Worker
Location: Chatteris, Cambridgeshire
Contract type: Permanent
Hours: Full & Part time hours avalible
Salary: GBP7.62 per hour
Benefits: 28 days annual leave (increasing with service) inclusive of bank holidays (pro rata for part time staff), contributory pension scheme, excellent training and development opportunities, childcare vouchers, employee assistance scheme and occupational health support.

About the Role:

Would you like to join Affinity Trust? They are looking for staff to provide support for a young man living in the Chatteris area. The service itself is supported living.

The young man has a learning disability and associated communication difficulties.

You may also be asked to provide support in some or all of the following areas:
-Support with shopping, assisting with budgeting
-Building/maintaining relationships with friends and family
-Household tasks like cooking, cleaning and laundry
-Personal Care, e.g. helping someone to bathe
- Social and emotional support

Sharing your interests and hobbies with the people you will provide support for and helping them to access their local community.

Their staff tell them that "No two days are the same???We might be at the supermarket on Tuesday, the football on Saturday and losing our voices at a rock concert???!"

About You:

As part of your role you will be supporting people with full and sometimes intimate personal care, so we are looking for people who are able to demonstrate dignity and respect for the individuals they are supporting, whilst promoting independence.

You will need to work flexibly and participate in shift work, including weekends and Bank holidays

Due to community participation drivers are an essential for this vacancy.

For this role you need to be patient, have good sense of humour and be able to support people through good and bad days. They are looking for people who are committed to supporting the people they work with, who are honest and reliable, who can be creative and flexible in their approach, enhancing people's opportunities to grow and develop.

Affinity Trust are an equal opportunities employer that promotes diversity within their workforce and welcome applications from all sections of the community, regardless of sexual orientation, race, age, gender, disability, religion or belief.

This post will be subject to an enhanced DBS or PVG check which will be provided by Affinity Trust.

You may have experience of the following: Support Worker, Bank Support Worker, Charity, Charities, Third Sector, Care Worker, Learning Disabilities, Community Care, Not For Profit, Voluntary Sector, Vulnerable People, Care Assistant, Social Worker etc.

This vacancy is being advertised by EasyWeb Recruitment, the UK's leading Online Recruitment Agency. The services advertised by EasyWeb Recruitment are those of an employment agency. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of gender, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion, or belief, and we confirm that we will gladly accept all applications.