Weekend Support Worker

Closing date 14 February 2020
Organisation People in Action (Yorkshire)
Location Leeds
Hours Part time
3 hours and above
Salary £9 per hour
Telephone 0113 244 3729
Email leigh-ann.hays@peopleinaction.org.uk
Website peopleinaction.org.uk/get-involved/job-vacancies/
Description
People in Action has been working with people with learning disabilities in Leeds since 1983. We have an exciting opportunity that has arisen within our Count Me In Service (One to One support) for support workers who are available to work over the weekend.

The role will be to provide one to one support that is tailored to meet the individual needs of the member and fulfil their personal goals.  The successful candidate will support our members who have mild, moderate to complex needs and/or challenging behaviour, with learning disabilities, Autism Spectrum Disorder, Asperger’s and mental health difficulties. The Support Worker will support the members to access social opportunities that are available at the weekend. This will require a flexible and imaginative approach to fulfilling the choices requiring building up of knowledge and contacts within local services.       

We are looking for an individual with a minimum of 12 months experience working within a care / support work setting. The individual will have the ability to encourage and engage our members to meet their needs and aspirations.

Benefits of working with us:
· 5.6 weeks holiday (pro rata)
· Employee Assistance Program (Confidential helpline)
· Workplace Pension
· Induction Program
· Competitive salary
· Paid mandatory training

Salary: £9 per hour
Hours: Various hours Saturdays and Sundays including evenings
Location: Leeds and surrounding areas

If you are interested in applying for the above role, please visit our website on http://peopleinaction.org.uk/get-involved/job-vacancies/ to download the job description and application form.

Alternatively you can contact Leigh-Ann Hays, HR Office to request an application pack or further information on 0113 244 3729.
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