Senior Support and Support Worker Opportunities BLUS41627

Location
Knaresborough, North Yorkshire
Salary
SW £14,625 per annum (£7.50 per hour) - SSW £16,575 per annum (£8.50 per hour)
Posted
05 Oct 2016
Closes
02 Nov 2016
Ref
BLUS41627
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Senior Support and Support Worker Opportunities BLUS41627
£14,625 per annum (£7.50 per hour) – Support Worker – plus excellent benefits
£16,575 per annum (£8.50 per hour) – Senior Support Worker - plus excellent benefits
Knaresborough, North Yorkshire

Join their team! Be a Support Worker with them in Knaresborough.

Who they are


Our client is a leading national charity providing support to young people and adults with learning disabilities and mental health needs.  They believe in championing the right of disabled people to live, work, socialise and participate in the community, free of discrimination and unnecessary boundaries.

Who they are looking for


They need reliable and passionate people to join their close-knit team of Support Workers, supporting people out in the community, as well in their own homes.  You’ll help them cook, clean, pay bills, apply for jobs, make friends and a thousand things in between.


Not got any experience?


Don’t worry!  Those new to care will be fully supported.  Their comprehensive training programme offers everyone – regardless of previous knowledge and experience – the chance to create a career they can be proud of.  


What they need from you


You need compassion, integrity and to treat people with dignity and respect.  You need to be reliable because people are depending on you, be able to travel between locations and work flexibly, including evenings, weekends and overnight as needed.  You also need to be a great communicator, both verbally and in writing and have basic IT and numerical skills.


The benefits


In return for your passion and commitment, they offer a comprehensive benefits package including:

20 days paid annual leave (plus 8 bank holidays , pro rata for part time) , which increases after 3 and 5 years’ service
pension contribution
Childcare vouchers
Access to free occupational health, physiotherapy, counselling and advice services
Fully paid training and access to nationally recognised qualifications
Travel to work scheme (season ticket loan)
Access to an online shopping platform with discounts from over 3,500 retailers

Plus the chance to make a positive difference to someone’s life every day - which is the biggest perk of all!


So what are you waiting for? Apply now! We look forward to receiving your application.


This is a Blue Octopus Recruitment Ltd vacancy who are operating as an employment agency. Once you have clicked to apply for this vacancy, we will then send you more information on the role including a copy of the application form via email.