Support Worker

  • Location

    St Albans, UK

  • Sector:

    Mental Health

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £8.59 - £9.09 per hour DOE + benefits

  • Contact:

    Amanda Wright

  • Contact email:

    perms@hscjobs.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    ZL/SW/STALBANS/NOV19

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-12-26

  • Consultant:

    Amanda Wright

Support Worker, St Albans

We are looking for caring and dedicated Support Workers living close to the St Albans area of Hertfordshire. This is an exciting opportunity to join a highly regarded social care provider who provide specialist care to adults.

There are fantastic opportunities to learn and progress in this role. It can be challenging, but the rewards of seeing individuals overcome hurdles in their life and achieve their goals is something else!

Change lives, make a difference

As a Support Worker, you will be part of a small supported living service providing support and recovery to adult’s with complex needs such as stress and mental health, drug addiction, past experiences or relationships. The home has a safe and homely feel and they help the residents take positive steps towards reaching their goals and their daily living skills. Your job will be key in encouraging their independence, boosting their self-confidence, providing hands on care, assisting them out in the community and helping them achieve a positive future.  

Benefits & Hours

  • £8.59 - £9.09 per hour DOE;
  • Permanent contracts;
  • Full Time only, 37.5 hours per week, working shifts, day or night shifts available;
  • 28 days holiday inclusive of bank holidays (flexible holiday purchase scheme also available), benefits package & pension scheme;
  • Free training to achieve further qualifications in Social Care;
  • Career progression opportunities;
  • Employee Assistance Helpline.

What skills & experience are required for this job?

  • Experience of working in a similar position or of working with people with learning/physical disabilities or mental health conditions is desirable, but not essential;
  • It is desirable that you have a full driving licence, but not essential as the role is close to transport links;
  • Above all, you will be a vibrant, enthusiastic character who shares their values and wants to make a difference to a vulnerable person’s future.

If you are excited by this amazing job opportunity to become a Support Worker, then we would love to hear from you. We are proud to recruit for the Social Care Sector and when you click on apply, one of our friendly careers advisors will contact you to discuss this in more detail. We only employ experts, so you can always rely on us to look after you during your career change.