Support Worker

Perthyn Belonging
581.00 - 16423.00 GBP Annual
14 Jul 2018
16 Jul 2018
Contract Type

Perthyn Belonging has an opportunity for Support Workers to join our team based in Brecon. Joining us on a full time or part time permanent basis, you will receive a competitive salary of GBP15,581 - GBP16,423 per annum (GBP7.86 - GBP8.29 per hour) plus excellent benefits.

Excellent benefits we offer our Support Worker:

- Rotas that are issued 4 - 6 weeks in advance, with shifts equally shared amongst staff teams

- Full and comprehensive training

- The opportunity to complete a QCF Level 2 in Health and Social Care

- Generous holiday entitlement (up to 34 days leave per annum)

- Progression opportunities

- Employee Assistance Programme

- Family friendly policies (including Childcare Voucher Scheme)

- Enhanced company sick pay

- Pension scheme

We are recruiting Support Workers to work as part of a team to consistently deliver person centred services for people with a learning disability and take responsibility for supporting them with the development of individual plans and in positive risk taking.

Key responsibilities of our Support Worker:

- Outgoing and enthusiastic and want to join an organisation which has a record of delivering high quality services for adults with learning disabilities

- Support adults with a learning disability and challenging behaviour to develop skills in all aspects of daily living, social & leisure activities at home & in the community

- Able to work a rangeof shifts including mornings, days, afternoons, evenings, nights, wakefuls and sleep ins

Skills, knowledge and experience required by our Support Worker:

- Experience of working with people with learning disabilities desirable but not essential

- Demonstrate the ability to develop people's basic life skills e.g. cooking, cleaning, budgeting, shopping etc.

- Must hold a full UK driving licence and be able to support individuals in the community through the use of own vehicle, or individuals' mobility cars

About us:

Perthyn, formed in 2002, is a not for profit organisation and a registered charity firmly established in Wales, Shropshire, and the East Midlands. We have a record of delivering high quality services for adults with learning disabilities.

If you are compassionate and kind hearted with a desire to help others, we'd love to hear from you. Please apply now to join our team as our Support Worker.

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