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Part Time Support Worker - Scarborough

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Location 

Scarborough

Salary Range

From £7.83 per hour
Contract Type Part Time
Application Closing Date 23rd May 2018

Vacancy Hours 

16 per week

Weekend Working 

Yes

Interview Date 

tbc

Venue for Interview 

Avalon Scarborough, 3E Burniston Industrial Estate, Willymath Close, Scarborough, YO13 0HG

Advert Details 

The Avalon Group is looking for a driven, enthusiastic person who wants to make a positive difference to the lives of others and themselves. Someone like you!

We have a 2 part time Support Worker vacancies available in Scarborough right now. These posts are each 16 hours per weeksupporting customers who may have complex needs. We will work with you from the very start to identify your individual career goals so that we can support you to become exactly who you want to be. You can expect to earn £7.83 per hour for day support, with enhanced rates of up to £9.27per hour for waking nights cover. 

We will reward your commitment with free award winning training (which you are paid to attend), discounts at retailers including Apple; Sports Direct; Boots and Alton Towers, access to a wellbeing service which helps with personal matters such as finances; relationships and health, and we also allow you to be yourself by not asking you to wear a uniform.

What does the role involve?

As a Support Worker you will listen to our customers, what they want to do and what they want to achieve. We are not a residential care provider and we don’t offer 15 or 30 minute calls. Your approach will be specifically tailored to the person you are supporting, working towards their goals and aspirations. You will build a great relationship with the people you support, and will see the difference you make to their lives on a daily basis. 

Please note that these positions will involve some weekend work on a rota basis.

Why work for us?

We are an award winning charity and we are committed to all people who are part of our organisation. Alongside the benefits listed above we offer the opportunity to develop your career by gaining a Health and Social Care qualification along with progression opportunities within the group. We pay your travel expenses between consecutive sessions of support and we even cover the cost of your Enhanced Disclosure and Barring (DBS) Certificate (which you need to be able to work in social care). 

As an Avalon employee you can also expect regular support and supervision sessions with your management team, to ensure you are happy and confident delivering your role.

Who can apply?

Anybody! You don’t need experience, just the drive and compassion to help our customers to live great lives. Being a car driver is a bonus, but if that’s not you don’t worry, get in touch and we’ll help get you started in your new fulfilling career. 

For more information please contact our Scarborough office on 01723 356540. Apply online at www.avalongroup.org.uk or call 0800 783 8549 for an application pack.

We strive to ensure equality of opportunity for all. We welcome applications from suitably skilled candidates regardless of ethnicity, gender, age, disability, sexuality or religion.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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About Make Care Matter

Our aim is to make care matter, supporting people in North Yorkshire to live longer, healthier, more independent lives. If you’re looking for a career which is more than just a job then adult social care is for you. You can find out more about working for us and apply for current vacancies here.

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