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Support Worker

  • Location:

    Clacton-On-Sea, Essex

  • Sector:

    Support Work

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £8.75 - £9.00 per hour + Extensive benefit package

  • Contact:

    Lyndsay Burder

  • Contact email:

    lyndsay@vrecruitment.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    LB01CLAC_1525178579

  • Published:

    7 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2018-05-31

  • Startdate:

    25/05

  • Consultant:

    Lyndsay Burder

Job Description

Vetro are looking to recruit both Full time (37.5) and Part Time (22.5) , Permanent Support Workers on behalf of a leading care organisation who pride themselves on providing homes and residential care services to thousands across London and the South East.

Due to ongoing development we are looking to expand the support team; to work with individuals with Learning Disabilities based in Clacton and Thorpe areas.

A competitive salary of £17,063 per annum - £8.75 per hour + a great benefit package.

The Role of Support Worker:

You will provide a high standard of care and support to adults with their day to day needs, holding a caseload of clients, and providing support on a key worker basis. You will have a person focused approach, a positive attitude and ability to encourage choice, dignity, privacy, respect and community participation for the customers supported.

The specialist learning disabilities service provides 24-hour support, 7 days per week, therefore shifts are worked out on a rota basis to suit the needs of the individuals supported. You will be required to work various shift patterns to ensure the service is supported 24 hours per day, to include evenings and weekends - so flexibility is required!

Experience, skills and qualifications:

  • A genuine passion for care and to be motivated by contributing to the progression of others.
  • You will need to be flexible enough to work a cross a 24/7 rota, and have access to a car or other means of independent transport.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Previous experience would be an advantage, but not essential as successful applicants will receive an extensive training and an induction programme.

Benefits Include:

  • Real Living Wage Employer
  • 25 days leave plus bank holidays.
  • Sleep-in payments
  • Paid Mileage
  • Competitive pension contribution matched 1:1.
  • Paid Induction Training.
  • Paid Enhance DBS
  • Annual pay review.

If you are looking for a fulfilling role, and genuinely looking to enhance the lives of individuals for an organisation who will support your development - then Vetro would welcome your application!

Referral Scheme:

At Vetro Recruitment we recognise that exceptional people always know other exceptional people, so why not earn £50 to £250 for referring them to Vetro Recruitment.

Due to the high volume of applications we receive, regretfully we are only able to respond to candidates who meet our clients' requirements.

At Vetro Recruitment we have over 25 years' experience helping people plan their career path, navigate the job market and find their ideal role. We pride ourselves on the service we offer our candidates. We will work alongside you at all stages of the job application process and help you identify, apply for and secure your ideal role. Whether you are looking for a permanent or temporary position we're here to help. Vetro Recruitment acts as an employment business when supplying temporary staff and as an employment agency when introducing candidates for permanent employment with a client. Vetro Recruitment is an equal opportunities employer and decisions are made on merits alone.