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Herefordshire

Part Time Support Worker

Provider: Affinity Trust

Location: Hereford

Job Term: Part Time/ Perm

Salary: £8.91

Hours: 32.5 hours a week

Number of posts: 1

Closing Date: 30/09/2021

Be the difference, change lives - apply today! Are you a compassionate, enthusiastic and creative person? Then you have the right traits to join our team at Affinity Trust! We are looking for an experienced support worker to join our opportunity team, supporting adults within the community of Hereford and supporting them in a variety of activities. The ideal candidate will have a good knowledge and understanding of autism with the confidence to work 1:1 with a young lady to support her with local activities and opportunities. About The Role • Help the people you’re supporting become more involved in their communities • Support people socially and to enjoy hobbies and activities, like Bowls, Skittles, Dance/Drama, Yoga, Martial Arts, 10 pin bowling, pool, swimming and a wider range of other leisure activities • Promote social inclusion within the day centre setting and out in the community Shifts Patterns We are looking to recruit a part time team member to work 32.5 hours, across Monday to Friday 9:00am – 3:30pm. What skills and experience do I need? Essential • Professional experience supporting an individual with autism, this role will involve providing 1:1 support to an individual with autism • Candidates that are active, adventurous, friendly, encouraging, supportive, respectful, and resourceful • People that share our values • Good level of spoken & written communication • Previous experience lone working Desirable •Full UK driving licence preferred (with parking available on site), if you are a non-driver you must be willing and able to travel between the two locations If we have described you above and you would like an informal chat about the job role please contact Claire Jackson, Support Manager by email clairejackson@affinitytrust.org, providing details of your contact number. About Us At Affinity Trust, all of the people we support have a learning disability but many have associated health needs, dementia, physical disabilities, profound and multiple learning disability or mental health needs. All our Support Workers complete shadow shifts before working with the people we support. This post will be subject to an enhanced DBS check, provided by Affinity Trust. We promote diversity and inclusion within our workforce. Affinity Trust is committed to being Disability Confident. As part of our commitment, all candidates who declare a disability and meet the essential criteria for the role are guaranteed an interview.

What else do we offer?

• 28 days paid holiday per year (inc. bank holidays)* • Make a genuine difference to someone's life • Blue Light Card • £200 bonus after 3 months service, £100 after 6 months service and a further £100 bonus after 12 months service • Pension scheme • 15% overtime enhancement on hours over 37.5 per week • Fantastic training and development • Paid for DBS • Refer a friend scheme (earning £100 - £400 per referral) *pro rata for part time staff APPLY NOW

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