Casual Support Worker
Salary: £10.38 per hour (inclusive of applicable allowances and entitlements)
Working hours: various
If you hold a full UK driving licence, using your own car with business class insurance to support our customers is also desirable but not essential. Mileage transporting our customers is paid at a rate of 45 pence per mile.
Do you want to support your community? Looking for flexible working hours?
We’re looking to take on Casual Support Workers to help us support people with learning disabilities or mental health conditions throughout this time of uncertainty.
If you are passionate about improving the lives of local, vulnerable people and are determined to support those who need it more than ever then this could be the opportunity for you!
We’re hoping to bring people together at a difficult time - you could help us.
Working in support isn’t just another job. This could be a great opportunity for you to develop skills for life and try something new whilst simultaneously helping people who need that extra support.
About the role
Are you caring and interested in supporting people who have a learning disability? Do you want to work for a supportive company who value their staff team and provide them with lots of benefits? If the answer is, “Yes!” then we are looking for you to join our team in Bodmin supporting a young gentleman in his own home.
Our customer is an intelligent gentleman who is looking to go back to university when well enough. He is a dog lover, enjoys music, board games, walking, and conversations about a wide variety of subjects. He needs someone with patience as he can get unsettled at times.
His main support needs are prompts to attend to personal care social interactions.
The successful candidate needs to be confident to hold a conversation have a friendly, approachable attitude. (Being happy to use your full UK driving licence and own car with business class insurance to support our customers is also desirable but not essential.)
Working for Advance
A large range of employee benefits including:
- Flexible hours to fit around the needs of our customers
- Competitive rates of pay
- Reimbursement of mileage expenses paid above market rates
- Free DBS
- 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
What you can expect from Advance:
- Being part of a dynamic team where you will feel valued and supported
- Comprehensive induction process excellent opportunities for career progression
- Nationally-recognised training linked to all aspects of the role
Advanve is regulated by the Regulator of Social Housing and 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.