Support Worker / Care Worker (Charity / Learning Disabilities) .
Would you like a meaningful job that makes a difference, supporting individuals to fulfil their potential?
Hft is a national charity and a leading force in supporting people with learning disabilities and their families. A nationwide organisation, they support over 3,000 people through innovative, person-centred services with a strong focus on promoting independence.
Everything they do focuses on helping the people they support live the best life possible and by working in partnership with them, and those that know them well, they create flexible services that meet their needs, whether they need a lot, or just occasional support.
They have a variety of hours available and are looking to fill these hours with a range of Established and Relief contracts to meet the needs of the Surrey service. They have various full, part-time and flexible shifts available on a rota basis.
Position: Community Support Worker
Location: Kingston, Surrey
Hours: Various hours available
Salary: Hourly rates - £8.91 to £10.29 (dependent on role and qualifications)
Closing date: 7th May 2017
Interview date: To be completed by Tuesday 16th May 2017
About the Role:
As a Support Worker / Care Worker for Hft, you will be promoting their philosophy of Person Centered Active Support, empowering adults with learning disabilities and complex needs in a huge range of everyday tasks and leisure activities including making choices and leading fulfilling independent lives. Working as part of a team you will provide support for people who live at home to access their local community, work experience and leisure activities. The hours are worked on a rota system.
Ideally you will have some experience of supporting people with learning disabilities, be self-motivated and confident in dealing with some complex situations. Personal qualities are as important as qualifications as full training and support will be provided. They also need some support workers that are able to drive.
As they provide 24/7 support you need to be able to work shifts, including weekends, some nights and Bank Holidays. You will also be required to accompany people they support on holidays and attend training courses and other activities.
Hft have IiP Gold status, so staff development is important in everything they do. You will have a comprehensive induction and full training programme that’s focused on the people you will be supporting and have a chance to develop your career. They offer 20 days holiday rising to 25 days after the first year (plus bank holidays) and a contributory pension scheme.
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You may have experience of the following: Support Worker, Charity, Charities, Third Sector, Learning Disabilities, Social Care, Voluntary Sector, Mental Health Worker, Healthcare Assistant, Care Staff, Community Development, Care Worker, Vulnerable People, Social Worker, Not for Profit, NFP etc.
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