Support Worker

  • Location

    York, UK

  • Sector:

    Adult Learning Disabilities

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £8.21 per hour + benefits

  • Contact:

    Steve Vine

  • Contact email:

    mas@hscjobs.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    4167/SW/YORK

  • Published:

    2 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-07-26

  • Consultant:

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Support Worker, York

£8.21 per hour + benefits

Guaranteed hours, full, part and bank hours available

We are looking for enthusiastic Support Workers living close to the York area of North Yorkshire. It is essential that you have a full driving licence and access to a car due to the location of the service.

You could join a wonderful charity who improve the lives of people living with Autistic Spectrum Disorder, learning disabilities, mental health conditions and challenging behaviours. Founded over 30 years ago by a group of parents who were bound by a common goal of wanting the best for their children. They wanted to provide a service that meets the needs of their children and allow them to achieve so many of their aspirations than they had dared to dream was possible.

Improving lives and creating a better future

As their Support Worker, you will be supporting young adults in their Supported Living Services. You will be helping individuals to take part in their interests and activities and help them find what they are passionate about. You will teach them life skills and may also support with personal care when required. You will help improve their quality of life and exercise their right to more control in their lives. But most of all you will making a difference every day to peoples’ lives which is an amazing feeling.

Amazing Benefits

  • Discounted Health Cash Plan for you and your family;
  • 21 days annual leave plus bank holidays;
  • Discounted gym membership;
  • Online Discounts on well-known brands and many more discounted products and services;
  • 24/7 access to a GP, online health assessments and Colleague Assistance Helpline;
  • Company pension scheme.

What skills & experience are required?

It would be beneficial if you have previous experience working with individuals with challenging behaviours, however all their employees receive excellent induction training for the role. However, it is essential that have a commitment to providing great care to the people you support and a willingness to learn and be part of a special team.

This is an exciting opportunity to work for an organisation built on wonderful values. They also want to see you flourish and progress so will help you to develop your skills and career, so who knows where this may take you in the future.

If you are excited by this Support Worker job opportunity and you share many of their values, then you will fit right in and we would love to hear from you.