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Cheltenham support worker

Location: Cheltenham

Salary/Rate: £8.97 plus holiday

Type: Temporary

Closing Date:

Job Reference: 3857656

Support worker

Hays Social Care are working with some outstanding organisations in and around the Cheltenham area that support young adults with disabilities with practical and emotional care, enabling them to have fulfilled lives, to gain further independence and realise their potential as equal and active citizens.

The children and young adults that we support may have learning disabilities, autism, physical disabilities, epilepsy, physical disabilities, and other various complex needs. You will be supporting these individuals with days out and activities, food preparation, personal care, social activities and helping them to access the community.

We will offer you consistent work in a flexible working pattern, so you decide when you work, and how many hours you work on a week-on-week basis. You will be supporting people to work towards personal goals and needs. Our client works closely with each individual and their families to make sure each care programme is carefully personalised; including world-class learning opportunities, occupational therapy, physiotherapy, hydrotherapy, guided leisure time, vocational training and independent living skills where needed.

Most activities will tend to be either one to one or in small groups and involve social events, plenty of trips out and accessing to the community.

You Will Need: - at least six months Experience with Learning Disabilities, Autism and Complex Needs – Experienced with Moving and Handling, including Integrated Hoisting Systems – A Professional Attitude - Passionate about Care - You must be organised, a good communicator and self-motivated.

Benefits of Working with Hays include: - a minimum of £9 an hour plus holiday - Flexible Working Hours - Consistent Work - Accrued Holiday Pay - Recommend a Friend Scheme at £250 per referral. - Full Mandatory Training - Weekly Pay - FREE DBS –

The chance to work towards your NVQ level 2 or 3 qualification, the opportunity to gain experience in some of the leading organisations in the country and a personal service where you are properly looked after.

Should you wish to take your career to the next level, we can also offer you the opportunity to apply for a permanent role with fantastic opportunities for progression.

"Hays have been fantastic to work with, I have consistent work, and I’ve really enjoyed the services I’ve worked at. I truly feel like a valued member of staff and a valued worker who is well looked after, it’s refreshing for an agency and Hays have recently helped me to find my perfect full-time job! – Steven. S"

If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now on 01242 731 233. If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.

Contact: Tina Ewen

Office: Ground Floor, 53 - 57 Rodney Road

Phone: 01242731233


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