Support Worker (Weekends)

Fareham, Hampshire, England
£18720.00 per annum
05 Oct 2016
02 Nov 2016
Recruitment Team
Contract Type
Part Time

Support Worker (Weekends)
Location: Fareham & Gosport
Salary: £18,720 per annum pro rata
Annual earnings based on a basic salary of £14,976 per annum and also incorporates shift enhancements for weekend working.
Contract Type: Permanent, Part-Time
To start as soon as possible

The organisation is a registered charity that has been providing care, support and advice for over 30 years to vulnerable people across Hampshire and Dorset, giving them the tools and resources they need to live independent, secure and valued lives.

The Role

We have an exciting and rewarding opportunity to work alongside people with disabilities across Fareham and Gosport. As a Weekend Support Worker you will be assisting people with learning disabilities, physical disabilities and enduring mental health issues in their own homes and in the community to live the life they want. You will provide safe, person centred support to promote independent living skills and help make a clients hopes and wishes a reality.

About You

The people we support have told us they want people who are fun to be with, and who have a good sense of humour, to help them become more independent and achieve what they need when they need it.

As a Weekend Support Worker, you will have some experience of managing a caseload, relevant knowledge and skills relating to people with disabilities, and you will be flexible and creative. You will work weekends and will also need to be able to travel within the contract area and have the use of your own vehicle.

The organisation has a strong value base, striving to be person-centred, innovative, trustworthy, can-do and excellent at all times, so it is important that you are as passionate about these principles as we are.

Our Benefits

If you choose to begin a career with our organisation, you are guaranteed:
* Competitive rates of pay and paid travel time.
* Enhanced annual leave entitlements, sick pay allowances and pension scheme contributions.
* Excellent and professionally certified training.
* Real opportunities to develop in your profession.
* Free health and wellbeing advice via a 24/7, confidential Employee Assistance Programme.
* Everything you need to carry out your role free of charge, which may include a mobile phone, safety equipment and other necessary technology, a uniform where applicable, and of course a nice cup of tea or coffee throughout your day!
* Online 24/7 access to your personal rota.
* A company that is committed to its employees, valuing their knowledge, creativity and flexibility.
* The chance to work with amazing people.

If you think you have the skills to provide this service we can't wait to hear from you! Please click 'Apply' to forward your details on to us; please be sure to include your name, email address and contact telephone number. We will then contact you directly to discuss the role and ask you a few key questions to assess your suitability for this post.

If you are successful during this initial screening you will be invited to an assessment and interview, the date of which will be agreed at this point. Please note; we will select the first suitable applicants for assessment so don't delay, apply today!

We are also recruiting to our bank of Sessional Support Workers, called Premier Crew, to work on a relief basis in a number of our services throughout Hampshire and with a variety of different client groups. If this is something that interests you please ring 01329 821918 for more details.