Support Worker Opportunities (Care Worker, Carer) BLUS74595

Dinnington, Newcastle Upon Tyne
£7.83 per Hour
22 Nov 2018
20 Dec 2018
Contract Type

Support Worker Opportunities (Care Worker, Carer) BLUS74595
Dinnington, Newcastle
Salary £7.83 per Hour

Full time 37.5 hours and Part time 18.5 hours available

Become a Support Worker with our client in Dinnington, Newcastle!

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.

Making it happen - Your Role

This is a responsible role which is really varied, can be challenging and is extremely rewarding. You will be part of a staff team that offers plenty of variety, supporting individuals to achieve real goals. On a daily basis, you will be involved in supporting people in a variety of ways such as:

• Supporting people to access a range of activities in their own home and out in the community
• Giving people encouragement, guidance and support on a daily basis
• Activities will include music, cookery, crafts, sensory activities, arts, fitness and lots more
• Providing support around personal care

About you

They welcome people from all walks of life to apply for a job with them. They don’t ask for specific qualifications or experience, just that you have the following values and attributes;

• Compassion and integrity to treat people with dignity and respect
• A creative and flexible attitude
• Energy and enthusiasm
• Caring, compassionate and fun

A driving licence is essential for both positions.

Rewards and 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

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.