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: Didcot, Oxfordshire
Contract type: Permanent
Hours: 37.5 hours per week
Salary: £8.24 per hour
Benefits: Enhancements for Weekends and Bank Holidays, additional payment for Sleep Ins where required, 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:
The role of a Support Worker with Affinity Trust involves supporting each person to live the life they want within the 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 their staff tell them "is fulfilling, fun and offers real opportunities to make a difference to people's lives!"
You need to be positive and committed to supporting towards improving people’s lives. It is hard work but amazingly rewarding and to reach your full potential in this role you need to have the right values in working with people and being part of a team.
Good communication, having a flexible approach, being able to listen, come up new ideas and to support people to plan and to achieve their goals are all essential parts of the role.
You will be willing to learn and try new things, through both training and team work.
They Value People:
Affinity Trust value the people they support and they value their staff. They want you to have all the skills you need to support people in the best way possible so they provide all the training you need to do this. They will pay for all required courses and for you to attend all the required training.
They will support you to achieve the qualifications and experience you need to further your career with them.
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.
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