Support Worker

Expiring today

Recruiter
Perthyn Belonging
Location
Shropshire
Salary
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Posted
17 Oct 2019
Closes
14 Nov 2019
Contract Type
Permanent
Perthyn Belonging has an exciting opportunity for a Support Worker to join their brand-new service based in Albrighton. Joining us on a full or part time basis, you will receive a competitive salary of GBP8.21 - GBP8.55 per hour.
Perthyn is a large not-for-profit charity who provide support to people with learning disabilities in England and Wales. We deliver person-centred services, encouraging individuals to live as independently as possible within their home and community.
The Support Worker Role
We are seeking active, outgoing and enthusiastic people who enjoy helping, developing and supporting others. As our Support Worker you will work within a cluster that supports 2 young gentleman living together in their own home in Albrighton.
In this role, you will support individuals to maintain their tenancy and develop skills in all aspects of daily living including cooking, cleaning and shopping. You will also help people to engage in social, leisure and educational opportunities in the community, which will include activities such as swimming, bowling, and attending college. Your manager will support you to develop your practice, gain understanding of each individual you work with, and deliver person centred support within a Positive Behaviour Support framework. Ideally you will have experience of supporting individuals who can display challenging behaviour as a form of communication. Experience of working with individuals with autism will also be advantageous.
Successful candidates will be flexible with shift patterns and hold a full UK driving licence.
Benefits of becoming our Support Worker:
- Guaranteed hours and permanent contracts

- Progression and developmental opportunities

- Full and comprehensive training

- The opportunity to complete health and social care qualifications

- Rotas that are issued up to 4 weeks in advance, with shifts equally shared amongst support staff teams

- Family friendly policies

- Generous holiday entitlement of up to 34 days leave per annum

- 45p per mile mileage allowance

- Enhanced maternity and sick pay

- Ride to work scheme

- GBP55 sleep in allowance

- Company pension scheme

- GBP250 recommend a friend scheme

- Employee Assistance Programme

- Free enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service Certificate
Are you an enthusiastic person with a willingness to support others to try new things? Are you committed to empowering people to enhance their independence? If so, we'd love to hear from you! Click 'Apply' now to become our Support Worker
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