Whether you're new to care or experienced, you'll be making a world of difference when you join us as a Community Support Worker in our Deaf Services at Achieve together.
Location: Supporting people in the community and their own homes in the Blackburn & Preston areas
Contract / Shifts available: Part-time permanent (full-time also available). Shifts may include earlies, lates, and weekends.
Rate: £9.50 p/h (£18,525 p/a based on 37.5hr week; pro-rata for part-time)
Additional information: Due to the nature of the role, it is necessary for Community Support Workers to hold a full driving licence and have access to their own vehicle for work. We also often need candidates to have some sign language skills prior to application .
Your new job: Support workers treat everyone equally and with the dignity and respect they deserve: you’ll play a vital part in providing support that improves the ability to manage daily tasks and enable people to experience independent living and decision making.
Your role is to:
Support people in achieving their goals and ambitions
Plan and engage in activities
Make a positive contribution to the lives of others
Prompt and/or support with personal care
Visit our website to take a look at our Deaf Services in action!
Learn a new language - we will teach you British Sign Language
Competitive pay rates with increments aligned to level of experience
Fantastic development and progression opportunities [75% of our promotions are internal]
A comprehensive induction programme to support you in your early days
Ongoing award-winning learning and development programmes
Excellent Recognition schemes
Flexible working arrangements
Your Experience: Support Workers come from many different employment backgrounds and experiences, and you probably already have all the skills required, as we employ our Support Workers based on their values, willingness to learn new skills and the compassion to promote person centred healthcare with a homely family feel.
Does this sound like the role for you? Start or change your journey in Social Care with us today by applying NOW!
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