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DATE ADDED: Wed 13/05/2020

Support Worker

Virginia Water, UK
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COMPANY: THE AVENUES GROUP

JOB TYPE: Permanent

We put people first!

We’re looking for Support Workers to work with us in Virginia Water supporting young adults who have complex needs with their independent living skills.

The people we support attend a range of activities and enjoy various days out including going to the cinema, attending day centres, going on holiday, day trips, canoeing and rock climbing for example and so this role would suit someone looking to enjoy a range of active and various activities.

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 split shifts & throughout the day and evenings and nights spread across the week, weekends and Bank holidays usually 7am-10am, 3pm-8/9pm and 8:45pm-7:15am; subject to change. Shifts are on a rota basis so you will know in advance to plan your time accordingly.

Our pay is £17,732 per annum (pro rata) + mileage + benefits.

Due to the nature of this role it is essential that successful applicants hold a full valid driving licence and access to their own vehicle.

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)

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