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Support Worker

Job in Warlingham, United Kingdom
Posted

Degree level

Bachelor

Job function

Medical

Required language

English (Fluent)

Work experience

0 to 1 years

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New Support Worker roles – jobs that make a difference

Avenues Support Workers benefit from great career progression, sector-leading professional training and great job stability – people stay with us an average of 6 years!

We’re looking for people to work with us at a brand new service in Warlingham supporting people with autism, severe behaviours that challenge and learning disabilities to build new lives in the community sometimes after long-term stays in hospital.

Due to the nature of the role and the location of the service it’s essential that applicants hold a full valid driving licence, and have access to their own vehicle.

While you must be able to demonstrate an understanding of social care, full training is provided and you will also be supported in your new role by your local team from day one.

As well as sharing our values of Respect, Excellence, Integrity and Pride, to join Avenues as a Positive Behaviour Support Worker you will need to have:

  • the ability to learn from experiences and change your approach when needed
  • Energy and enthusiasm to provide the best support possible
  • Motivation and drive to identify overcome obstacles
  • Understanding of and empathy for the people you are supporting
  • A commitment to personal and professional development

What we offer you;

Avenues is a specialist provider of social care, supporting disabled people with complex needs to enjoy life and we would love you to become part of our teams.

Our pay is £18,600 - £19,800 per annum (pro rata) rising to £21,000 + benefits.

Working shifts; Monday to Sunday on a 7 day rota, 365 days per year covering usually early mornings, late and night shifts.

We offer a range of benefits including;

  • We pay for your enhanced criminal records disclosure
  • Refer a friend bonus of up to £350 (T&C’s apply)
  • The ability to increase your salary by working overtime
  • 31 days holiday inclusive of bank holidays (pro-rata), increasing after to 2 years’ service and after 5 years’ service
  • Discount scheme on various high street shops including new airtime O2 contracts (T&C’s apply)
  • Pension scheme – if you join, we contribute too and life cover is provided

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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Avenues supports people living with disabilities, illness or injury to live the best lives possible. With more than 1800 employees, we support more than 900 people from age 9. We specialise in supporting people with complex needs, and those who display behaviour that challenges. We support people in community-based settings appropriate to their needs in London, the South East, East of England and West Midlands.

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