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Support Workers (Welshpool)

 
Created on 15/03/2018 @ 11:54
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Support Workers – Welshpool

Part-time and Full-time roles available up to 38 hours per week + flexi/bank

Applicants must be 18+ for personal care.

Salary range: £7.86 - £8.29 (contracted posts) £8.81 (flexi/bank) plus sleep-in allowance.

Perthyn has a strong record of delivering high quality supported living services for adults with learning disabilities. We are a not-for-profit registered charity firmly established in the East Midlands, Wales, and Shropshire.

The key purpose of this role is to consistently deliver a person-centred service for people with a learning disability, ensuring opportunities to develop their skills and actively participate within their home and community.

Working with 3 individuals who require creative strategies to engage them, the role would suit someone who is able to think outside of a typical support worker role. The successful candidate will have a good understanding of the different ways that behaviour can challenge the implementation of support strategies.

Although experience is not necessary as full training will be given, applicants will ideally be motivated to work, or interested in working with:

People with learning disabilities

Within a health or social care environment

People who challenge services

Holding a full driving licence is essential as you may be required to drive vehicles owned by the people we support. Successful candidates will clearly identify with - and champion - person centred values and hold positive cultural attitudes to individuals with support needs.

Contracted post holders will enjoy excellent benefits including:- Generous holiday (up to 34 days leave per annum) - Developmental Opportunities- Employee Assistance programme - Sick pay scheme- Family friendly policies - non taxable childcare vouchers scheme- Pension scheme

All posts are subject to an Enhanced Disclosure (DBS), the cost of which will be met by Perthyn.

For further details please ring our recruitment line on 01743 296572 or send your CV to psrecruitment@perthyn.org.uk

Interviews will be held weekly throughout April and May 2018.

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