Support Worker

  • Location

    Shrewsbury, Shropshire

  • Sector:

    ABI & Neurological

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £8.23 per hour + mileage allowance + benefits

  • Contact:

    Amanda Wright

  • Contact email:

    perms@hscjobs.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    ZL/SW/SHREWSBURY

  • Published:

    15 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-07-17

  • Consultant:

    Amanda Wright

Support Worker, Shrewsbury

We are looking for dedicated Support Workers living close to the Shrewsbury area of Shropshire. This is an exciting opportunity to join a special service supporting people in their own homes living with Autism and Brain Injuries.  

This is a community/home to home-based role, but people will do either half or a whole shift with 1 person. They cover Shrewsbury, Oswestry, Wem and Whitchurch and the role will involve some travel between the locations.

Who would you be joining?

Our client is a not for profit charity built on wonderful values and is continually growing. Established for 20 years, they have a fantastic track record and have grown organically throughout the years, maintaining quality and gaining outstanding CQC ratings. With a wide range of services, including supported living, respite, outreach and residential services, they support children and adults with learning disabilities, autism, ABI and challenging behaviours. They have a fantastic culture across all their services and promote continuous improvement, heavily investing in training and developing new state of the art facilities.

I would love this opportunity, what are the hours, salary and benefits:

  • £8.23 per hour + mileage (22p-39p) + benefits;
  • Full-time hours, 35 hours per week;
  • Shifts available include - 8am-3pm or 3pm-10pm, 8am-8pm and 8am-10pm shifts including occasional sleeps;
  • Excellent career progression opportunities – a lot of the staff team are with them for the long-term;
  • Sector leading learning and development facilities;
  • Company pension scheme.

Are you the positive role model we are looking for?

To become a Support Worker you don’t need to have any prior experience as our client does provide full training. However, it is essential that you have a driving licence and access to a vehicle.

Above all, you will have a positive personality and a strong desire to make a difference in a person’s life. This is a feeling like no other.

If you would love this opportunity, please click on apply. Still not sure? don’t worry one of our expert career advisors at Health & Social Care Jobs will give you a call and answer any questions you might have. Many of us have worked in the sector ourselves, so we will be able to answer any questions you may have.