Relief Weekend Support Worker, South Leeds
Real Life Options
Leeds, UK
3d ago

Relief Weekend Support Worker - South Leeds £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 and individual tenancies.

    You will be supporting people on a weekend in the community within their own homes and supported living accommodations with : - finances, shopping, cleaning, cooking and personal care.

    You must be willing to travel to assist with social activities such as; attending college, visits to the cinema, swimming and visiting places of interest.

    The individuals we support can be challenging, so a 'can do' attitude and understanding of each individuals needs is a really important part of the role.

    You will be required to travel to different areas on a day to day basis, so you must have access to reliable transport, whether that be public transport or your own vehicle.

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

    An enhanced DBS is required for this role.

    Real Life Options offers flexible employment opportunities. This role will include part time, relief weekend hours, between 8am - 10pm.

    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
  • 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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