Support Worker Opportunities BLUS76564

Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
£7.83 per hour plus excellent benefits
11 Jan 2019
08 Feb 2019
Contract Type

Support Worker Opportunities BLUS76564
£7.83 per hour plus excellent benefits

Full time and Part time positions available

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

Join them as a Support Worker and help to make great things happen in the lives of adults with learning disabilities. This Role comes with full training, generous rewards, real career progression prospects and genuine job satisfaction.

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

You will be joining a team which supports people with various disabilities, predominantly within their own homes. Their aim is to give the people you will be supporting as much control over their own lives as possible.

This is a responsible Role which is really varied, an extremely rewarding. The job is all about giving people encouragement, guidance and support so they can live as independently as possible and have the freedom to make their own choices.

On a daily basis, you may be involved in supporting people with the following activities:

• Cooking
• Cleaning
• Washing
• Managing finances
• Personal care
• Attending Drs/ hospital appointments
• Shopping and socialising
• And many more.

This role requires you to also maintain home security and to complete significant domestic duties, to maintain good housekeeping and hygiene throughout the service.

About you

They welcome people from all walks of life to apply for a job with them. They don’t ask for specific qualifications, however experience of supporting people with learning disabilities and mental health is desirable. They also ask that you have the compassion and integrity to treat people with dignity and respect.

A car driver is essential for this role

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

Closing date: 8th February 2019
Interview date: 14th February 2019

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.


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