Specialist Support Workers

Our client has a great opportunity for passionate and dedicated individuals to join their team as a Specialist Support Worker in their services across Leeds. They have a number of flexible, permanent, full and part time roles available working from 7.5 to 37.5 hours per week.

  • Title: Specialist Support Workers
  • Ref: 42611
  • Hours: Full time, part time and casual opportunities
  • Location: Leeds
  • Contract type: Permanent
  • Salary: £15,756 per annum (pro rata) - £8.08 per hour

About the role

They are recruiting people to be based in their services across Leeds, including the following areas:

  • Pudsey
  • Bramley
  • Wortley

  • 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.

    A full UK driving licence is an essential requirement for this role.

    They also have casual (bank) opportunities across Leeds attracting an hourly rate of £7.83.

    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, weekends 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: Sunday 10 June 2018

    Interview date: W/C 18th June 2018

    To start: To be discussed at interview