Support Worker – Making Days/Community Support

Support worker – Making Days/Community Support service
Job refs: 30SW0619 / 37SWHC0619 
Location: No fixed place, successful candidate will be required to work across the Home & Communities portfolio – Liverpool
Salary: £8.50 per hour
Hours: 1 x 30 hours per week, 1 x 37 hours per week – Each post will include a mixture of days, evenings and weekends
Contract type: Unlimited

About the Job?

Whatever challenges life brings, we think everyone should have a chance to change things for the better. As a Support Worker, you’ll empower people with support needs to live the way they want to live.

The main responsibilities of the role will include; creating opportunities, developing relationships and building trust with the people you support. You’ll support individuals to play an active role within their communities and help them to achieve their goals. As Ann Marie explains below, nothing comes close to the feeling you get when you are helping to change someone’s life:

‘I love that the job is different every day. This is not your usual 9 to 5, its more personal you can build meaningful relationship with people. The job is rewarding in itself and I love knowing that I make a difference in someone’s life’ Ann Marie, Support Worker 

Who are we looking for?

We’re on the hunt for someone who has a big heart, is open-minded, genuine, determined and professional. The perfect candidate will be positive with a can-do approach and will be committed to providing excellent support.

Previous experience is not essential; you’ll receive access to our extensive training programme which will enable you to gain all the skills and knowledge you need to be excellent at your job. We’ll also make sure you get a comprehensive induction and our experienced staff team will support you in your journey with us.

To ensure the delivery of a flexible, responsive service which can adapt to changes in each individual’s level of need and which provides a continuous presence. Successful candidate will provide a waking night service which enables people to stay safe and protected from harm.

We offer a range of benefits

  • Access to the Employee Assistance Programme
  • Medicash
  • Costco Wholesale membership
  • Company Pension Scheme
  • Corporate gym membership
  • Retail discounts

In the event that you are offered the above position, an Enhanced Disclosure will be required. 

Candidates who consider themselves to be disabled will also be given the opportunity to attend an interview if they meet the essential criteria for the role

Closing dates for applications: 11th July 2019

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Please email your completed application and monitoring form to recruitment@pss.org.uk

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