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Support Worker

Posted 15 February by Avenues Group
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£17,000 per annum
Addlestone , Surrey
Permanent, full-time or part-time
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We put people first!

We’re looking for Support Workers to work with us in Addlestone Community supporting young adults and adults who have learning disabilities in their own home and in the community. This role is supporting individuals in their own home, both shared and individual services, with all aspects of their everyday lives such as shopping, planning and cooking meals, finances, attending appointments etc. The role will cover Addlestone and the surrounding area which could include Chertsey, Walton and Weybridge.

As a Support Worker you will;

  • Accompany the people we support to activities, appointments etc.
  • Assisting with day to day living tasks such as cooking and cleaning
  • Ensuring the people we support are encouraged to reach their full potential
  • Personal Care (e.g. using the toilet, bathing)

Work full or part time covering different shifts throughout the day, evenings and nights spread across the week, weekends and Bank holidays. (The hours of 7am-10pm and some night shifts; subject to change). Shifts are on a rota basis so you will know in advance to plan your time accordingly.

Our pay is £17,000 per annum + benefits (pro rata).

Due to the nature of the role it is essential for applicants to hold a full valid driving license and have access to their own vehicle for business use.

Avenues Group is a specialist provider of adult social care, supporting people with complex needs to enjoy life and live as independently as possible in their own homes.

About you;

  • Have the ability to learn from experiences and change your approach when needed
  • Have energy and enthusiasm to provide the best support possible
  • Have motivation and drive to identify overcome obstacles
  • Have an understanding of and empathy for the people you are supporting
  • Show commitment to personal and professional development

Your reward:

Full training will be provided and you will also be supported in your new role by your local team from day one. In addition;

  • We pay for your enhanced criminal records disclosure
  • Personal training & development
  • Refer a friend bonus scheme – earn up to £350 (T&C’s apply)
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Pension scheme - if you join, we contribute too and life cover is provided
  • 31 days holiday inclusive of bank holidays (pro-rata), increasing after to 2 years’ service and after 5 years’ service
  • Discount scheme on various high street shops including new airtime O2 contracts

(T&C’s apply)

Apply today to find out more about careers with Avenues and how you can make a positive difference to someone’s life.

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