Support Worker

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  • Salary From £23,000 Per Year
  • Salary To £24,000 Per Year
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Support Worker

Location: Barnard Castle, County Durham, DL12 7HD
Salary: Up to £23,088.00 pa, based on 37 hours pw + excellent benefits inc. £500 Onboarding payment
Contract: Temporary, Full time and part time positions available
Working hours: Will include days, nights and weekends – examples of support sessions are: (8am – 10.00pm/ 8.00am-3.00pm/ 3.00pm – 10.00pm/ 9.30pm – 8.00am)

Advertising End Date: We reserve the right to withdraw this vacancy when we feel we have enough suitable candidates

Benefits – We Are Offering:

As well as knowing that what we do is making a positive difference to people’s lives, you will receive fair pay and have access to a wide range of rewards and benefits as one of our employees.

• 28 days holiday (including bank holidays) increasing with long service.
• £500 cash incentive for joining Oaklea (paid on completion of 6 months probationary period)
• Government pension scheme
• DBS funded by Oaklea
• Private Health Care scheme funded by Oaklea.
• Free access to round the clock employee assistance program for advice and support

We are looking for friendly, caring and enthusiastic people to join our team of Support Workers in Barnard Castle, County Durham.

Oaklea’s Supported Living Project in Barnard Castle, provides care and support to people with learning disabilities. In your role, you will support customers with a wide variety of needs and aspirations and work with our organisational values as we strive to encourage independence.

Support Worker / Lifestyle Co-ordinator – About the role:

In your role, you will support customers with a wide variety of needs and aspirations and work with our organisational values as we strive to encourage independence.

Come and join a team on a new adventure of supported living with people of differing abilities and complex health needs, who love being active and are looking for new ways to be involved in their community and have fun.

You will be required to work closely with a small team. You must be confident in communicating with people who may who may have challenges communicating with you.  

Working hours will include days, nights and weekends – examples of support sessions are: (8am – 10.00pm/ 8.00am-3.00pm/ 3.00pm – 10.00pm/ 9.30pm – 8.00am)

Support Worker / Lifestyle Co-ordinator – What we need from you:

You do not need to be experienced, but it is essential that you share our values.   You must have a positive attitude and want to improve the lives of people with a learning disability. We will support you with progression opportunities throughout your career with us.

If you would like to be a part of a caring and supportive organisation that puts the customer at the centre of all we do, we would love to hear from you, click on ‘APPLY’ today forwarding a recent copy of your CV for consideration in the first instance.

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