Weekend Support Workers
New Service for Young People with Learning Disabilities and/or Autism
Location: Poole, Dorset
Salary: Up to £9.53 per hour plus sleep-in paid at £73.89 per sleep-in.
Working hours: Weekends, variable hours available
This is an exciting opportunity to be part of an enthusiastic team in the development of a new service for young people with learning disabilities and/or autism in a brand new build of 6 flats.
If you thrive on variety and you are looking for a new challenge where you can make a real difference then call or text Tracy on 07860409106 or upload your cv.
The successful candidate will have experience of working with people with learning difficulties and/or autism. You will work together with the team and in partnership with other agencies to provide an excellent service. You will be passionate about ensuring the service we deliver is person centred and supports the young people to develop their confidence, skills and independence in their new homes and in the local community including:
• Maintaining their homes
• Budgeting and shopping
• Planning and preparing meals
• Personal Care
• Accessing activities in the community (study, volunteering, social/leisure activies)
• Support with medication
What you can expect from Advance:
Being part of a dynamic team where you will feel valued and supported
A comprehensive induction process
Excellent opportunities for career progression
Nationally-recognised training linked to all aspects of the role
A large range of employee benefits including:
Flexible hours to fit around you and the needs of our customers
Competitive rates of pay
Reimbursement of mileage expenses paid above market rates
Paid holiday of up to 30 days plus bank holidays per year (pro-rata for part-time employees)
Access to a lone-worker system to provide you with security when you need it
Enrolment in a pension scheme with matched contributions above the statutory minimum
Access to Health Assured employee assistance programme, providing 1-1 support 24 hours a day
Staff discounts at over 250 high-street retailers
Advance is regulated by the Care Quality Commission and we are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the people we support. You will be required to provide evidence of right to work. An enhanced DBS disclosure will be required for this role, the cost of which will be covered by Advance.
We value diversity and therefore welcome applications from everyone interested in working at Advance. Advance are enrolled in the disability confidence scheme.
Advance Housing & Support Ltd reserves the right to close this job once sufficient applications have been received.