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Outreach Support Worker

Job Type: Support worker
Location: Shrewsbury, Shropshire
Salary: £8.23 per hour + mileage + benefits
Deadline: Thursday, February 28, 2019 at 12:00 AM
Description:

Avenues is a specialist provider of social care, supporting people with complex needs to enjoy life.

We are looking for a support worker to join our team in Shropshire to support people with acquired brain injuries and autism in their own homes in Oswestry, Wem, Shrewsbury, and Whitchurch.

 

Our services are shaped around each person, and we work with their families and other professionals to understand what they need. We then support them with everyday activities like taking a shower, making a cup of tea, or trying something new.

And it’s also about working with them on bigger decisions, like where they want to live, or who they want to build relationships with. 

 

Due to the nature of this role it is highly desirable that the successful applicant holds a valid driving licence and has access to their own vehicle.

Benefits of working for Avenues Group
  • Up to 25 annual leave days + 8 bank holidays (pro-rated)
  • Extensive three month induction and tailored career development
  • Sector leading learning and development facilities
  • Ongoing support from local and central teams
  • The ability to build long-term relationships with the people we support
  • A permanent, stable job in an ever-growing organisation
What skills and expertise will you need?

You don’t need any previous experience or training (we’ll provide lots of that). But you will need to demonstrate that you share our values of Respect, Excellence, Integrity and Pride, and…

  • be caring and sympathetic
  • be passionate about supporting others
  • ideally have a full UK driving licence and access to own vehicle.
  • be flexible to work the shift patterns of 08:00-15:00 or 15:00-22:00 and sometimes 08:00-20:00 or 08:00-22:00, with occasional sleep-ins over a 7 day rota. Generally each shift will take place at 1 location.

 

Apply today by sending an up-to-date CV to applyeast@avenuesgroup.org.uk or call us on 0203 535 0509 to find out more about careers with Avenues and how you can make a difference to someone’s life.

 

 

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