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Support Worker - Driver Essential


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Job ID:

1082183

Location:

Accrington, Lancashire, United Kingdom

Category:

Care Assistants

Salary:

15,600.00 per year
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Job Views:

3

Employment Type:

Full time

Posted:

10.02.2018
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Job Description:

Are you caring and creative?
Could you help some amazing people to communicate, express themselves and connect with the world?

If yes, then our client's Support Worker job vacancies in Accrington may be perfect for you

Title: Support Worker (Driver Essential)
Reference number: 42450
Hours: Various part time and casual roles available
Location: Accrington
Contract type: Permanent
Salary: £15,600 per annum (pro rata) - £8.00 per hour

About the role
Our client has a great opportunity for passionate and dedicated individuals to join their team as a Support Worker in Accrington. They have a number of flexible part time roles available, working 20 to 30 hours per week including evenings, weekends and nights. Let them know what works for you!

As a Support Worker you will support and enable people to live the life they choose: to make choices, to express themselves and live as independently as possible. Your patient support and encouragement will assist individuals to run their own lives as much as possible - helping with personal care, supporting someone to rustle up some breakfast, do the weekly shop or visit a local café.

Our client also supports people to take part in some of their amazing arts and wellbeing activities - from dance to music making, swimming to rock climbing.

Being a Support Worker can be the springboard to your future career - and to all sorts of opportunities and management roles.
A full UK driving licence is an essential requirement for this role.

They also have casual (bank) opportunities in this area attracting an hourly rate of £7.50.

About you

Experience is not necessarily required for this role as they are able to support you and provide you with an excellent induction. However, it is really important that you are able to demonstrate the right values and behaviours to enable you to make a difference to people's lives.

Flexibility is needed as working times do vary and will include evenings, weekend shifts and sleep-ins; they will however provide you with a rota in advance so you can plan your life accordingly.

About the organisation
Our client is a national disability charity that supports people with complex communication needs to be understood, connected and valued.

They have a proven record of offering high quality, pioneering services.

Working as a Support Worker can be incredibly rewarding; they offer the opportunity to work in a large, diverse and successful charity where people can develop their skills, knowledge and careers in a supportive and flexible environment. In addition, they have excellent training and development, the opportunity for you to join their Group Personal Pension scheme and a generous annual leave entitlement.

Their selection process aims to make sure that the role is right for you and you are right for them. It involves completing an online application form, taking part in a value based interview/assessment process and visiting one of their services.

Closing date: Monday 5 March 2018
Interview date: Thursday 15 March 2018
To start: To be discussed at interview

APPLICATION PROCESS:

To find out more information and apply for this position, please click the apply button. You will then be taken to a simple CHM Recruit form and then redirected to the employer's website.

We would recommend that you read the candidate guidelines and job description (available on the employer's website) before applying. If you are a disabled candidate and require a hard copy pack or a different format for example large print, Braille or audio, further details can be found on their website.

Our client is an Equal Opportunities Employer and is committed to ensuring that all staff are motivated, skilled and rewarded by their work. They are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable children and adults and expects all employees to share this commitment. Therefore, all offers of employment are subject to a number of checks including an enhanced DBS check where appropriate.

No agencies please.


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