Community Support Workers

Recruiter
CHM
Location
Exeter, Devon
Salary
£8.73 - £9.62 per hour
Posted
02 Jan 2019
Closes
16 Jan 2019
Ref
152592_S_43047
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

Our client has an exciting opportunity for passionate and dedicated people to join their team in the Devon and Cornwall area as a Community Support Worker (Intervenor).

Title: Community Support Workers
Reference number:
43047
Hours: Various part time and casual roles available
Location: Exeter, Devon and Cornwall
Contract type: Permanent, Casual
Salary: £8.73 - £9.62 per hour

About the role 
As one of our client's Intervenors you will provide one-to-one support to a child who has been born with sight and hearing impairments. Each day will be different to meet the needs of the individual, you might provide support in the child’s home, or enable them to get out and about in the local area to engage with the activities they are passionate about.

They have a number of vacancies available with some fantastic people:

  • One 7-year-old boy with CHARGE syndrome needs 9 hours of care per week in Gunnislake. He is a very energetic, fun loving character who loves all things related to trains, exploring the great outdoors and getting stuck in with a local music group.
  • An active 15-year-old boy wants support to get out and about with his friends. He likes nothing more than a trip to a theme park, going ice skating and experiencing new activities, but is not a fan of shopping (unless it’s for food!)

Your attention and care you will promote development of social skills and independence, so they can experience the world around them as much as possible.

They also have a number of part time, annualised and casual vacancies available across their Community Services team in the Exeter, Plymouth, Bovey Tracey and Gunnislake area. Let them know what works for you!

About you 
They are looking for someone who's ready to get really involved in the development of the life skills of the individuals they support. It'd be great if you had experience of providing practical support to people with learning disabilities and / or multisensory impairments. It's essential that you are willing to learn and facilitate new communication methods, including BSL and pictorial communication systems.

A full UK driving licence and use of your own vehicle is essential for this role.

About the Organisation 
For everyone living with complex disabilities. For everyone who is deafblind. This charity is here to help people communicate and experience the world.

They believe that no one, no matter how complex their disabilities, should be isolated, left out, or unable to fulfil their potential.

They have a proven record of offering high quality, pioneering services.

Working as a Support Worker for this charity can be incredibly rewarding; they offer the opportunity to work in a large, diverse and successful charity where people can develop their skills, knowledge and careers in a supportive and flexible environment. In addition, they have excellent training and development, the opportunity for you to join their Group Personal Pension scheme and a generous annual leave entitlement.

Closing date: Wednesday 16 January 2019
Interview date: As applications are received.
To start: To be discussed at interview

TO APPLY AND FOR MORE INFORMATION:

Please click the apply button. You will be taken to a simple CHM Recruit form and then redirected to the employer’s website where you can complete your application.

If you are a disabled candidate and require a hard copy pack or a different format for example large print, Braille or audio, this can be arranged.

The charity is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable children and adults and expects all employees to share this commitment. Therefore all offers of employment, where appropriate, are subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Our client is an Equal Opportunities Employer and is committed to ensuring that all staff are motivated, skilled and rewarded by their work.

No agencies please.