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Support Worker

Ability Housing Association





Posted: 15/03/2023

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Learning Disability – Pound House, Dorking
Do you want a rewarding career where you can really make a difference?
We are currently looking for SUPPORT WORKERS within a residential supported living setting in Dorking, Surrey who are motivated and committed to provide specialist support for adults with learning disabilities, downs syndrome, challenging behaviour, and autism.
Do you have:
* Commitment to supporting vulnerable people to live their best lives and to support people with respect and dignity
* Good communicator and to be able to work well as part of a team
* Enthusiasm about supporting people to live a varied and happy life
* A positive and enthusiastic attitude
* Ability to both work under your own initiative but also as part of a team.
If yes, join us at Ability Housing where you can be part of a friendly and inspiring team as a Support Worker.
Vacancy details
We have 3 full-time vacancies (40hrs a week) as well as a part-time role at Pound House in Dorking, Surrey, for a permanent position (role sharing may be considered). The successful candidates need to be able to be part of rolling rota, covering days, evenings, weekends, bank holidays and sleep-ins. Please be aware that there is a requirement to provide personal care to some of our customers.
About the role
Working as a Support Worker for adults with learning disabilities is a highly varied and rewarding job. Whether new to the role or an existing support worker our training package means we can have you up to speed with the standard of care we deliver.
The purpose of the service is to support our customers to achieve the quality of life that most people would want for themselves. At our service we promote being an integral part of the local and wider community. We actively encourage and promote community participation, in doing so we raise the profile of the service and the value of diversity and integration. Achieving together is the foundation of our ethos and at the heart of everything we do. We provide an excellent standard of care and support, and so successful applicants will have compassion, patience, and a willingness to learn.
Salary – £20,000.90 – 40 hours per week (£9.59ph)
Benefits you will receive with this role
* Support and Leadership
* Training and development opportunities
* Company healthcare scheme
* 30 days annual leave (included bank holidays)
* Contributory pension
* 0.45p per mile
* Sick Pay
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