Female Support Worker (Driver Preferred)
Real Life Options
Fawdon, UK
14h ago

Female Support Worker (Driver Preferred) - Full / Part-time and Relief Fawdon, Newcastle Upon Tyne £9.00 per hour

  • Opportunity
  • Chance to make a difference
  • Career progression
  • Chance to develop your skills and knowledge
  • Real Life Options is a registered charity, come and work for Real Life Options and you’ll start your day knowing that you’re making a difference by supporting greater independence and creating more opportunities for people with learning disabilities and autism.

    You’ll have a really rewarding role working with a great team of people and the chance to make a real difference to other people’s lives.

    We will support you along your career path to learn, develop and grow.

    The role

    We deliver creative, dynamic and person-centred services providing a range of individualised support to people living in shared supported living properties.

    You will be working as part of a team, supporting 2 males and a female at their home in the Fawdon Area. You will be required to support indiviuduals on a 1 : 1 basis, covering a 24 hour rota, as part of a team.

  • A usual day would involve assisting with day to day tasks, personal care. The individuals we support enjoy various leisure activities too such as;
  • music events, arts & crafts, shopping and bingo.

    Previous experience is desirable for this position although full training will be provided.

    An enhanced Adult and Child DBS is required for this role.

    Real Life Options offers flexible employment opportunities. This role will include full time, part time, shift working, including evenings, sleepovers, nights and weekends.

    Benefits and Rewards

    At Real Life Options we treat our people with the same respect, care and consideration that we show to the people we support.

    Not only do we provide competitive rates of pay, a great place to work and great job satisfaction, our additional benefits include :

  • Accredited training giving you the knowledge and skills to deliver a first rate job
  • Access to training bursaries
  • A minimum of 28-days paid holiday a year, including bank holidays (pro-rata for part time staff)
  • An employer contributory pension scheme
  • A free Employee Assistance Programme (including a medical helpline, telephone and face-to-face counselling, debt, financial and legal information)
  • £10,000 Life cover
  • Refer a Friend Incentive £250 Bonus (terms and conditions apply)
  • A financial wellbeing scheme
  • A reward gateway with access to discounted goods and services
  • Recognition Initiatives
  • The chance to make a real difference in people’s lives
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • We are keen to recruit someone with the right values and behaviours who can help us to ensure our workplace values are at the heart of everything we do these are :

    Respect Honesty Responsibility Excellence

    If you can circle 6 or more of the skills below, then you could be the person we are looking for :

    Honest - Good Communicator - Strong Values Flexible - Passionate - Self Motivated - Reliable - Caring - Inclusive

  • Please note that initial contact with applicants will usually be by email, so please check all of your email folders regularly, including your junk mail folders.
  • Real Life Options are an equal opportunities employer. We seek to recruit, train and promote the best person for the job, to make full use of the talents and resources of all our people and to craft a working environment free from unlawful discrimination, victimisation and harassment in which all individuals are treated with dignity and respect.
  • If you have a disability, a learning difficulty, a medical condition or individual need that you believe may affect your performance in selection, we'll be happy to make reasonable adjustments to our processes to enable you to perform at your best so please do let us know.

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