Support Worker
The Avenues Trust Group
Stratford, London, England
23h ago

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We're looking for Support Workers to work with us in a brand new service in Stratford supporting 4 young adults with learning disabilities, autism and behaviours that challenge.

The service is in a great location and is less than a 5 minute walk to Stratford station.

This service is a transitional service to support young adults to learn more independent life skills to enable them to eventually move on to their own independent living environment.

Staff at Chant Square will continue to support them in the community on a key working basis.

This is an exciting time to join the team as the new staff will be a part of transitioning the people will support into the new service.

  • As a Support Worker you will;
  • Ensure the people we support are encouraged to reach their full potential
  • Accompany the people we support to activities, appointments, education etc.
  • Assisting with day to day living tasks such as cooking, cleaning, shopping etc.
  • Help with personal care such as supporting with showering, toileting and dressing.
  • Full training will be provided and you will also be supported in your new role by your local team from day one.

  • Working hours;
  • Various contracts available - Full time, part time or bank hours
  • Shift work - days, evenings, nights, weekends and Bank Holidays (24 / 7)
  • Shifts are on a rota basis so you will know in advance to plan your time accordingly.

  • About you;
  • No experience needed but would be beneficial
  • 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
  • We offer our Support Workers (T&C's apply) :

  • £18,373 per annum (pro rata)
  • Paid enhanced DBS
  • E-learning / Classroom training / Diplomas
  • Regular one to one supervision
  • Refer a friend bonus scheme - earn up to £350
  • Increasing annual leave with length of service
  • Flexible working
  • Occupational sick pay
  • Maternity / paternity pay
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Apply today to find out more about careers with Avenues and how you can make a positive difference to someone's life.

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