Young Adult Support Worker – Flexible working

Bank £9.16 - £9.59 per hour

Kirkby Lonsdale / Grange over Sands

 

Are you currently looking for a new role which offers you flexibility?

If so, we would love to hear from you.

 

We are Options Autism, for 16 years we’ve been providing care for adults with autism, learning disabilities and complex needs.  We currently have opportunities to join us as a Bank Support Worker.

 

This is a flexible role where you would be paid an hourly rate working shifts as agreed with the Managers to cover for things such as annual leave.  The shifts are offered out to the Bank team and can include day shifts, night shifts, evenings or weekends as we operate a 24/7, 52 week service. 

Your preferences and availability would be discussed at interview.

About the role

Day to day duties are focused around providing high quality care and supporting our residents to develop independent life skills from; eg making a cup of tea, to being active within the community.  Supporting with personal care and day to day activities. 

 

If you join us and enjoy the role we can always discuss any permanent roles we have available if you decide to make this your career.  We will invest to support you in gaining qualifications and you’d also receive access to all our employed benefits which includes things such as pension, discounts for 100s of retailers, cycle to work scheme, salary finance (which offers advances on earned pay) and more.  Many of our staff started as a Support Worker and have now progressed into senior roles.

Underley Gardens is situated within a beautiful countryside setting, on the edge of the Lake District, near the town of Kirkby Lonsdale.  We have 3 Adult homes, one in Kirkby Lonsdale, Lindale and Grange-over-Sands and can discuss Bank opportunities for all 3.

Who are we looking for?

 

This role is ideal for those who have ad hoc availability to work maybe some days,  nights, evenings or weekends but can’t currently commit to a permanent role with a fixed working pattern. No previous industry experience is required as we will provide full training and support which starts with a fantastic induction and continues when you are in post.

A driving licence would also be desirable due to the remote location of the site and limited public transport.

If you would like to be considered, please apply online today!

Options Autism are committed to the safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. All successful applicants will be subject to fully Enhanced DBS. We expect all our employees and volunteers to share this commitment and strive to achieve the best possible outcomes for everybody in our care. A full application form must be completed with all employment dates accurate and gaps in employment accounted for. 


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