Support Worker

  • Location

    Reading

  • Sector:

    Health & Social Care

  • Job type:

    Full-time Flexible

  • Salary:

    £10000 - £100000 per annum

  • Job ref:

    93447

  • Published:

    3 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2020-07-31

  • Startdate:

    2020-07-03

  • Client:

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Support Worker

Do you want the next stage of your career at a successful growing organisation?

Could you mentor a team whilst supporting people with learning disabilities?

Being a support worker takes bravery, patience and commitment. But working with people gives so much more in return.

Support Worker Requirements:

• Be able to complete sleep in shifts (usually running 10pm – 8am)
• Be willing to undergo an Enhanced DBS check.
• Willingness to learn and undergo specialist training
• Striving for the best possible care for the people we support
• Supporting adults with learning difficulties and mental health issues to live an independent life on a day to day basis.
• Driving licence and vehicle to use will be advantages and salary offers will reflect this.

About Jigsaw Creative Care:

Jigsaw feel partnership working with the people we support is vital to our philosophy and the way we work. Independence, choice and positive risk taking are key to giving individuals the opportunity to develop in all areas of their lives. All people deserve to be treated with dignity and respect and given the opportunity to progress.

Location: Reading

Job Type: Permanent, Full Time Flexible, 20 to 40 hours per week

Salary: Competitive

Benefits: We provide paid, comprehensive induction training so experience is not essential. We have great opportunities for career development with our personal development plans. Care Certificate Training Regular Team Meetings. Flexible working hours An opportunity to work for an expanding, forward thinking company Fully funded DBS Employer Pension Contribution Competitive pay rates – we regularly review regional and competitor pay rates to ensure we’re offering the best incentives to work with us 28 days annual leave for full time, plus one additional day for each year of service. Bonuses Fully Funded Qualifications Employee Assistance Program Employee benefits scheme (discounts in many stores!) Our ideal candidate will be a flexible and compassionate individual, looking for a career in care and able to demonstrate a passion for the role. Previous care experience is preferable but not essential as full training will be provided. Jigsaw believes in nurturing our exceptional team and supporting our staff to develop their career in social care.

You may have experience of the following: Support Worker, Charity, Charities, Third Sector, Social Care, Voluntary Sector, Healthcare Assistant, Care Staff, Care Assistant, Community Development, Care Worker, Vulnerable People, Social Worker, Not for Profit, NFP etc.

Ref: 93447