2015-05-14

Support Worker (JobID:504)
Wokingham


As a Support Worker your role is to support people to live independently and help them to achieve their goals.This includes shopping, cooking, managing their own homes, managing finances and enabling people to be safe. You will support people to find and experience activities enabling them to have a sense of worth and a meaningful life.

 

If you are passionate about supporting people and enthusiastic about supporting others to achieve their goals we want to hear from you.

 

Affinity Trust provides support for people with learning disabilities, those who experience Autism and people with complex behaviours.

 

Your role will be to support people with complex needs within their own home in the Finchampstead area. You will need to be able to work as a team and also on your own Initiative, be flexible to meet the needs of the people. Be creative and ability to think out of the box.

 

Everyday is different and supporting people with learning disabilities can be challenging and it is also extremely rewarding. If you are looking for a role where you can really make a difference to people’s lives, apply today.

 

To be successful in this role you will need to demonstrate that you are a good listener who is able to set and maintain clear boundaries. preferably you will be able to drive and be able to motivate and be consistent in the way you provide support.

 

This role involves personal care. You will need to be very confident in lone working situations.

 

The service is isolated and not near public transport so would need to be able to drive or have someone to take and pick you up.

 

An understanding of supporting people with complex needs would be an advantage. Support work offers you a chance to make a genuine difference to people’s lives and no day will be the same!

 

All our Support Workers receive a very detailed induction and training and complete shadow shifts before working with the people we support. New staff who have not previously worked in care are supported through the nationally recognised Skills for Care Common Induction Standards.

 

Your training is specifically tailored to enable you to support the people you work with. When attending training courses you are paid your normal hourly rate of pay.

 

Your hours are set to meet the needs of the people and these could be early, late shifts, sleep in's, weekends and waking nights.

 

Working hours: Up to 37.5 hours per week Full Time and Part Time

Salary: £14,605 per annum £7.47 per hour plus 10% enhancements for weekends

Benefits: 28 days annual leave entitlement including bank holidays (pro rata for part time staff), free DBS check, paid training and development, salary enhancements for weekends and bank holidays, contributory pension scheme, childcare vouchers, employee assistance scheme.


If you want to help people to have a sense of meaningful life, please send your updated cv to belinda@recruitment-boutique.


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