Support Worker / Care Assistant

Kingston Upon Thames
£9.18 - £9.78 per hour
12 Oct 2016
20 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Support Worker / Care Assistant Would you like a meaningful job that makes a difference, supporting individuals to fulfil their potential? Our client is a national charity and a leading force in supporting people with learning disabilities and their families. A truly nationwide organisation, they support over 3,000 people through innovative, person-centred services with a strong focus on promoting independence. Everything they do focuses on helping the people they support live the life they choose and by working in partnership with them, and those that know them well, they create flexible services that meet their needs, whether they need a lot, or just occasional support. They have a variety of contracts available within their supported living and residential services. They are looking to fill these hours with a range of part time contracts to meet the needs of the service. Hours available include day, evenings, sleep ins and weekends. Position: Support Worker Location: Kingston Hours: Various hours available Salary: £9.18 - £9.78 per hour (after successful completion of probation and Health and Social Care Diploma/NVQ Level 2) Closing date: Wednesday 26th October 2016 Interview date: 3rd and 4th November 2016 About the role: Working for our client, you will be promoting their philosophy, empowering adults with learning disabilities and complex needs in a huge range of everyday tasks and leisure activities including making choices and leading fulfilling independent lives. Working as part of a team you will provide support for people who live at home to access their local community, work experience and leisure activities. The hours are worked on a rota system. About you: Ideally you will have some experience of supporting people with learning disabilities, be self-motivated and confident in dealing with some complex situations. Personal qualities are as important as qualifications as full training and support will be provided. They also need some support workers that are able to drive. You may have experience of the following: Support Worker, Charity, Charities, Third Sector, Learning Disabilities, Social Care, Voluntary Sector, Mental Health Worker, Healthcare Assistant, Care Staff, Community Development, Care Worker, Vulnerable People, Social Worker, Not for Profit, NFP etc. This vacancy is being advertised by Easy Web Recruitment, the UK’s leading Online Recruitment Agency. The services advertised by Easy Web Recruitment are those of an employment agency. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of gender, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion, or belief, and we confirm that we will gladly accept all applications. This job was originally posted as