Support Worker

Avenues Group
Full time Full day
£21,010 / year
Shrewsbury

Avenues is a community where people smile, laugh, grow and achieve great things, we know that well-supported people support people well, which makes them want to do their very best for the people we support, and achieve our vision.

If you are looking for your next social care role, or a change in career, long-term stability, career growth and a feel-good reward, then this is the role for you, and we would love to hear from you!

We welcome applications from everyone who wants to make a difference to people's lives, but especially from those with lived experience.

  • Support Worker
  • Shrewsbury, Shropshire
  • £21,010 per annum (pro rata) - additional hours available!
  • Full time and part time - covering various shifts (24/7)

Drivers with own car needed due to the nature of the role and location of our services.

We are looking for Support Worker supporting individuals in and around Shrewsbury with acquired brain injuries, learning disabilities and mental health needs in their own homes and communities. Each individual has different support needs, hobbies and interests and could include swimming, playing Xbox, volunteer work, fishing, sports or arts and crafts.

No two days are the same but your day might look like this!

  • Supporting our people to be engaged in all day to day living activities, including making full use of their community and beyond.
  • Supporting our people with social activities, and connecting with family and friends.
  • Supporting the management of our people's finances.
  • Keeping our people's home clean and fresh, and going shopping.
  • Providing, and encouraging, personal care.
  • And enjoying what you do!

Experience in social care is not essential, we provide a full range of accredited and award winning training programmes at no cost to yourself, including the Health and Social Care Diploma that will really support your career progression.

Benefits you can expect!

  • Early Pay - ability to access your earnings more frequently if you wish.
  • Paid enhanced DBS.
  • Flexible working.
  • Up to 28 days paid annual leave (pro rata).
  • Access to high quality training that supports your career development.
  • Contributory pension scheme with life assurance.
  • Shopping discounts via Blue Light Card and The Bene£its website.
  • Recommend a friend - earn up to £500.
  • Free and confidential 24/7 access to the health portal and employee assistance programme.

**T&Cs apply ***

As part of our commitment to the "Disability Confident Scheme", candidates who declare a disability, and meet the key criteria for this role, will be given the opportunity to demonstrate their abilities at interview stage.

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