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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 07/02/2020.

Part Time Support Worker - Burgess Hill

Job Reference: J197-A-19-02144

Disabilities Trust
Burgess Hill

Looking for a rewarding career in social care? Want to work as part of a team where, together, you'll make a real difference to people's lives? This is your chance join a national charity which delivers care and support to people with autism at its service The Maples.

You don't need to have experience of working in care, as we'll provide full training, induction and ongoing support and supervision. We want to make sure you'll have the skills and knowledge you need to do a great job. We want you to go home at the end of your working day knowing you have made a positive difference to our service users' lives.

The Disabilities Trust is a leading national charity, providing innovative care, rehabilitation and support solutions for people with profound physical impairments, acquired brain injury and learning disabilities as well as children and adults with autism.

We are recruiting for a Community Support Workers to work in our new community house in Burgess Hill providing individual support to service users with Autism ensuring that they lead a full and valued life.
This position will entail maximum involvement in decision making, activity organisation and participation within the local community.

Main duties:
- Establish and maintain professional working relationships with the service users, contributing to the creation of a homely and pleasant living environment for each service user.
- Participate in the development of service user(s) support plans, risk assessments and programmes, complete written records as necessary and in accordance with the guidelines provided.
- Accompany service users on activities and actively participate as required.

Skills/experience required:
- Previous experience of working within a care environment would be useful but not essential as full training and induction is provided.
- A full UK driving licence and car is desirable
- Excellent communication skills (written and oral)
- Good IT skills
- Time management
- Ability to prioritise own workload
- Patience and resilience

Benefits include:
- A competitive hourly rate of £9.19 per hour; Monday - Friday and £10.19 per hour during weekends and evenings.
- Excellent training and support with the opportunity of gaining professional qualifications
- Group life assurance
- Eye voucher scheme
- Long service and staff awards
- Assess to nationwide staff discounts including gym membership
- The possibility of overtime

Part Time (28 hours per week)
5 out of 7 days working on a rota of 8am to 3pm and 3pm to 10pm

Interviews: 30/01/2020

This position is subject to a Disclosure (DBS) check.

The Disabilities Trust are a Disability Confident Employer. As users of the disability confident scheme, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the vacancy.



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