Community Support Worker
Do you have 3 hours on a Friday to support someone get out and about to explore their local community?
Title: Community Support Worker
Hours: 3 hours per week
Location: Bidford-on Avon
Contract type: Permanent
Salary: £15,756 per annum (pro rata) - £8.08 per hour
About the role
Our client has a great opportunity for a passionate and dedicated individual to join their team as a Specialist Support Worker in Bidford on Avon.
In this role, you will support a 19-year-old gentleman to access social activities on a Friday in and around his local community. He's an active individual who loves to walk, cook, eat out and play driving games. Ideally, you would be available between 11:30 and 14:30.
As a Specialist Support Worker you will support and enable people to live the life they choose: to make choices, to express themselves and live as independently as possible. Your patient support and encouragement will assist individuals to run their own lives as much as possible.
Experience is not necessarily required for this role as they are able to support you and provide you with an excellent induction. However, it is really important that you are able to demonstrate the right values and behaviours to enable you to make a difference to people’s lives.
About the organisation
For everyone living with complex disabilities. For everyone who is deafblind. Our client is there 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 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 27 March 2019
Interview date: Thursday 4 April 2019
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.