Casual Support Worker (Banbury)

Salary: £8.57 per hour

Closing Date: 20 Sep 2018

Company Name: Advance Housing & Support Ltd

Nature of the Company: Advance has an exciting opportunity for Casual Support Workers to join our Banbury Supported Living complex

The service provides support to adults with learning disabilities who experience challenging and chaotic lifestyles.

The complex comprises of 9 independent flats in a Supported Living complex. There is a communal lounge, TV, PlayStation, kitchen, and laundry facilities on site for support demonstrations of cooking, washing and cleaning.

The service is staffed 24 hours and a sleep in is also provided.

We also provide an outreach support service for customers with mental health & learning disabilities living in their own homes in the community providing housing related support to enable customers to gain the skills required to move on to independent living.

Responsibilities: As a Casual Support Worker, you will help people to fulfil their lives in their home or out in the community. This might include motivating someone to eat healthily or visit the gym or providing support to a person with emotional problems, and help to access the community through support with shopping, health appointments and day to day activities.

We would love to hear from you if you are passionate about improving the lives of local, vulnerable people:
• Previous experience in a Support Worker role
• Flexible to work on a rolling rota
• Good at working on your own and within a team
• Excellent at communicating with people
• Able to complete good quality support records

Benefits: Benefits of working for Advance
We’re a national, charitable organisation, supporting thousands of people across the U.K. You will be a part of a progressive and dynamic team where you will meet new people and feel valued. We value our staff and the difference they make to the lives of our customers, which is why we offer the following benefits:

Flexible hours to fit around you and the needs of our customers
Paid mileage and travel time between appointments
Paid holiday
Full, professional training and the opportunity to work towards care qualifications
Free DBS check
Support from an experienced team leader
Excellent opportunities to progress your career within Advance
Enrolment in a pension scheme with matched contributions above the statutory minimum

Job Ref: OACP/9946

Work Location: Cherwell

Salary Details: £8.57 per hour

Job Term: Temporary

Appointment Type: Bank

Hours: Up to 37.5 hours per week (shifts available across weekdays and weekends)

Closing Date: 20 Sep 2018

Further Details: Advance is regulated by the Care Quality Commission and we are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the people we support. You will be required to provide evidence of right to work. An enhanced DBS disclosure will be required for this role, the cost of which will be covered by Advance.

We are an equal opportunities employer and we value diversity and therefore welcome applications from everyone interested in working at Advance. Advance is enrolled in the disability confidence scheme.

Advance Housing & Support Ltd reserves the right to close this job once sufficient applications have been received.