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Support Worker - Carlton

Job Description

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Support Worker – Second Avenue

Location: Carlton, Nottingham

Hours: 0 - 37 per week (bank, part and full time hours available)

Salary: £15,965 - £18,300 per annum (pro rata for part time hours)

Closing Date: Monday 31 October 2016

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An exciting opportunity has arisen for Support Workers to join our team at Second Avenue based at Carlton Nottingham. It is for people with learning difficulties and autism, who also have challenging behaviours.

As a Support Worker you will be responsible for supporting vulnerable individuals to live as independently as possible, to exercise choice and control over their lives, and to play their part in the local community.

The hours of work consist of shifts over a 24 hour period including weekends, bank holidays, and sleep-ins.

A full valid driving licence is essential for this post.

Benefits Package (applicable to contracted hours staff):

  • Competitive salary
  • 365 days leave (pro-rata’d for part time hours)
  • Pension Scheme
  • Salary Sacrifice Options for Pensions and Childcare Vouchers
  • Family Friendly Working Policies
  • Free Training
  • Free Enhanced DBS
  • Benefits scheme offering discounts/offers with wide range of retailers
  • Health cashback plan

Interviews: 8th November 2016

All successful candidates will be required to take a numerical and literacy test prior to the interview.

As an equal opportunities employer, we welcome applications from all suitably qualified candidates; as black and minority ethnic (BME) employees are currently under-represented in our organisation, we would particularly welcome applications from BME applicants.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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