Affinity Trust Vacancy: Support Worker – Outreach

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About the role

Salary: £16,200 p.a – £21,000 p.a

Hours: 37.5 a week

Length of contract: Permanent – part time

Job description

Are you adaptable, flexible, and caring towards others?

Do you want to make a real difference to someone’s life?

Would you like a job where each day brings a new challenge?

If so then a career in adult social care is for you!

We are looking for dedicated support workers for both full and part time opportunities to work in our Outreach service across Wakefield; this includes Pontefract, Castleford, Knottingley, Ossett, Featherstone, Normanton, Walton, Eastmoor & Glasshoughton.

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 disabilities, mental health needs or behaviours that may challenge.

For this position no experience is necessary, just patience, a great sense of humour and a caring attitude, we can train you in the rest.

Being a support worker means you are integral to the day to day lives of the people you support, helping them with various activities such as assistance with personal care, household chores, meal preparation, leisure activities, social inclusion and maintaining health and well-being.

Please note due to the nature of the role you will need to work flexibly and participate in shift work, access to your own transport is essential.

Affinity trust don’t just offer fun and rewarding careers but also a range of benefits:

  • 28 days paid holiday per year (Inc. bank holidays), pro rata
  • Competitive pension scheme
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Employee Assistant programme
  • Occupational Health Support
  • Paid for DBS
  • Funded Training

To apply, visit Affinity Trust website: www.affinitytrust.org/jobs or call The Recruitment Team on (01844) 267047 to find out more.

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2019-05-22T13:06:16+00:00 22nd May 2019|0 Comments

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Sean is the communications Officer at Leeds Older People’s Forum (LOPF) and also deals with admin and office management. He enjoys the wide variety of his role which covers things like designing reports and documents, organising meetings, putting together ebulletins, writing blogs, updating the LOPF website and social media and making sure that the office never runs out of milk. He has worked in the third sector since 2001 first with Volition and then LOPF and is the longest serving member of the Forum Central team. Previous to this Sean had mainly worked in horticulture and also had a spell managing a newsagent shop.

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