Support Worker

  • Location

    Totton, Hampshire

  • Sector:

    Adult Learning Disabilities

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £8.90 per hour rising to £9.25 per hour + benefits

  • Contact:

    Amanda Wright

  • Contact email:

    perms@hscjobs.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    ZL/4006/SW/TOTTON

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-04-29

  • Consultant:

    Amanda Wright

We are looking for Support Workers living close to the Southampton area of Hampshire. You will be supporting adults with autism and severe learning disabilities, complex needs and challenging behaviours within a small home environment. We have 2 homes within this area, one in Hedge End and one in Totton.

Do you want to make an impact on someone’s future?

This is an exciting opportunity to join organisation where you have a chance to improve someone’s life, work with them on their goals and see them achieve. You will help with day to day living skills, personal care, accessing the community, attending medical appointments, engaging in activities and keeping them safe etc but most of all allowing them to live an independent and fulfilling life.

Benefits

  • £8.90 per hour, rising to £9.25 after successful probation;
  • Full-time day or night hours, 42 hours per week;
  • Shift pattern consists of 4 on and 3 off, then 3 on and 4 off, 12-hour shifts;
  • Overtime opportunities;
  • Complete in-house training & support, they want to see you thrive and achieve your career goals;
  • Paid DBS;
  • Free meals whilst on duty;
  • Employee discount scheme.

Sound exciting? What is required to be a Support Worker?

The right person for this job will ideally have a desire to make a real difference in people’s lives. As this role involves challenging behaviour it is vital that you have some previous care experience.

It is also desirable that you have a full driving licence. Above all you need to be compassionate, reliable, and patient; after all, care is a human thing.

If you are excited by this amazing Support Worker job opportunity, we would love to hear from you. Health & Social Care Jobs 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.

This job is close to local transport links which are within walking distance.