Support Worker - Younger Adults

  • Location

    Cambridge, UK

  • Sector:

    Children's Residential

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £8.75 - £9.70 per hour DOE + benefits

  • Contact:

    Michaela Hayes

  • Contact email:

    michaela@hscjobs.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    ZL/3820/SW/Cambridge7

  • Published:

    4 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2020-08-08

We are looking for a Young Adult Support Worker close to the Cambridge area of Cambridgeshire. Every person deserves to be encouraged to be the best they can be and have the best chance in life! This is a job that is not only a career, but is so rewarding, you can make a difference every day! Experience would be beneficial however full training can be provided.

Locations

This job is commutable from the Cambridge (25mins and is accessible via the A10 and M11 transport links.

This is only the start of your career you could be a Manager of the future! We’re looking for someone to support our client’s amazing young people grow and flourish. Be part of residential and learning environment for young adults with severe and profound physical and Learning Disabilities, set up to be a haven for these young people. The organisation was founded by a CEO who is a passionate advocate for children & young adults with learning difficulties. When he set up his company, he founded it saying “Things can be done better. We can make a difference.”

What does a Support Worker do?

A Support Worker you will be helping young adults with severe and profound learning and physical disabilities to have the best quality of life. In the morning you will help them get dressed, encourage them to get washed, and assist with their breakfast. You’d encourage them to participate in activities and hobbies and help them find what they are passionate about, so they can achieve all their goals. The adults are always getting involved in activities such as Forestry scheme, Enterprise scheme and even rock climbing!

  • £8.75 - £9.70 per hour DOE.
  • Full time hours, 39 hours per week (part-time and flexible hours also available).
  • Day or Night shifts available.
  • Days – 7:30am – 9pm, some shifts 6 hours, some 12 and a half, 4-week rota of 14 shifts.
  • Nights - 8.45pm-8:15am, 4-week rota.
  • Additional £2,730 per annum on top of salary for doing nights.
  • Generous benefits package, including high street discounts, childcare vouchers, life assurance and more.
  • Fantastic career progression and ongoing training.

What experience do I need?

What is essential is that you have a passion to build relationships and positively change the lives of the young adults that you will work with.  If you are excited by this 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.