Support Worker

We have a great opportunity for passionate and dedicated individuals to join our team as a Support Worker in Spalding. This is a flexible, part time post working 13.25 hours per week.

  • Title: Support Worker
  • Reference number: 42489
  • Hours: 13.25 hours per week (part time)
  • Location: Spalding, Lincolnshire
  • Contract type: Permanent, Casual
  • Salary: £15,600 per annum (pro rata) - £8.00 per hour

About the role

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.

The organisation also supports people to take part in some 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.

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 the charity 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 charity

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

The organisation has a proven record of offering high quality, pioneering services.

Working as a Support Worker for this charity can be incredibly rewarding; they offer the opportunity to work in a large, diverse and successful organisation 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 a Group Personal Pension scheme and a generous annual leave entitlement.

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

Closing date: Thursday 5 April 2018

Interview date: To be confirmed

To start: To be discussed at interview