Support Worker

6 days left

New Horizons Care Ltd
Bringhurst, Market Harborough
£7.25 per hour
13 Oct 2016
27 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

New Horizons Care is a unique organisation that provides specialist domiciliary care and supported living services across Leicester, Leicestershire and Northamptonshire. We provide comprehensive, focused and individualised care to vulnerable adults with a variety of conditions such as brain injury, spinal cord injury, autism and learning disabilities.

We are currently seeking a reliable and committed Support Worker/s to encourage and motivate our young male client who has Autism and ADHD. Must have a calm and reassuring personality with the ability to build a trusting relationship.

Client interests are music, computer games and learning foreign languages. Similar interests or enthusiasm towards these areas would be an advantage. Duties will include supporting and motivating with life skills and promoting independence. Shopping, cooking and activities within the community such as swimming.

Must have a good sense of humour and the ability to contribute to lively conversation.

This will initially be a part time position with the potential to increase. We can look at additional shifts if you are seeking full time hours. Current need is as follows:-

Monday: 16.30 - 21.00
Tuesday OR Wednesday: 16.00 - 20.00 OR 14.00 - 17.00
Thursday: 14.00 - 17.00
Friday: 14.00 - 17.30

In return we will offer:-

  • An excellent rate of pay (enhanced during bank holidays)
  • 28 days holiday (inclusive of bank holidays)
  • Paid comprehensive training
  • Funded Enhanced DBS Disclosure
  • Workplace Pension Scheme
  • Life cover benefit
  • Recommend a friend scheme
  • A very rewarding career!

Applicants must have:-

  • Good oral & written communication skills
  • A true passion for helping others

If you are energetic, dynamic and seeking a fantastic opportunity within a forward thinking organisation then this is the job for you!