Job title:Support Worker
Location: Southend and Westcliff
Closing date:2017-04-24 00:00:00
Salary:£7.77 ph
Hours:Up to 37.50 per week
Job type:Full time
Employer Name:Affinity Trust
Role overview:
Support Worker 

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. 

Job Title: Support Worker 
Location: Southend and Westcliff 
Salary: £7.77 ph 
Hours: Up to 37.50 per week 
Benefits: Up to 28 days annual leave depending on length of service Bank Holidays, enhancements for weekends and Bank Holidays, additional payments for sleep ins, contributory pension scheme, full induction and training, childcare vouchers 

About the role: 

The role of a Support Worker with Affinity Trust involves supporting each person to live the life they want within their community in which they live, to build positive relationships and to reach their potential. 

A Support Worker post with Affinity Trust is a varied and interesting role, which our staff tell us "is fulfilling, fun and offers real opportunities to make a difference to people's lives!" 

They are expanding their team and looking for genuinely caring and hands on individuals to join their team of Support Workers for the Southend/Westcliff area. 

A big part of your role will be supporting people to do their favourite things and try new activities. No experience is necessary as all of their staff receive training tailored to the needs of the people they support which is fully funded by Affinity Trust. 

As they support a number of people, interests and personalities differ which will add variety into your daily role. 

You would need to give personal care, social and emotional support either at home and/or in local community. Support with shopping, budgeting, building and maintaining relationship with friends and family, household tasks including cooking, cleaning and laundry. Supporting with anxieties and behaviours that may challenge. 

What they offer: 

The work is genuinely satisfying and no two days are the same. They provide excellent training, generous annual leave, childcare vouchers, pension scheme and more. A great opportunity to start your career in social care with a good provider of high quality care and support. The roles involve shift work, which can include evening/ night/weekend work/sleep-ins, but flexible hours are a possibility. 

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, Charity, Charities, Third Sector, Care Worker, Learning Disabilities, Not For Profit, Social Care, Healthcare, Volunteer, Voluntary Sector, Care Assistant, Community Care, Healthcare Assistant, Vulnerable People, Social Worker, Retail, Cleaner, Office Administrator, Childcare, Driver, Waiter, Cook, Classroom Assistant etc. 

This vacancy is being advertised by Easy Web Recruitment, the UK’s leading Online Recruitment Agency. The services advertised by Easy Web 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.