Specialist Support Worker
Could you help some amazing people to communicate, express themselves and connect with the world?
Our client has a great opportunity for passionate and dedicated individuals to join their team as a Specialist Support Worker in Exeter.
Title: Specialist Support Worker
Hours: Various full time, part time and casual opportunities
Contract type: Permanent, Casual
Salary: £8.50 per hour
About the role
They have a number of flexible, permanent, full and part time roles available working up to 37.5 hours per week. Both day and night shift patterns are available.
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 - helping with personal care, supporting someone to rustle up some breakfast, do the weekly shop or visit a local café.
Our client also supports people to take part in some of their amazing arts and wellbeing activities - from dance to music making, swimming to rock climbing.
Being a Support Worker can be the springboard to your future career - and to all sorts of opportunities and management roles.
They also have casual (bank) opportunities in this area attracting an hourly rate of £8.21.
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.
Flexibility is needed as working times do vary and will include evenings and weekends; they will however provide you with a rota in advance so you can plan your life accordingly.
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.
Their selection process aims to make sure that the role is right for you and you are right for them. It involves completing an online application form, taking part in a value based interview/assessment process and visiting one of their services.
Closing date: Sunday 21st April 2019
Interview date: To be confirmed
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.
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.
Our client is an Equal Opportunities Employer and is committed to ensuring that all staff are motivated, skilled and rewarded by their work. 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 are subject to a number of checks including an enhanced DBS check where appropriate.
No agencies please.