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Support Worker

Job Title: Support Worker
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: York
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Start Date: ASAP
Reference: AG01
Job Published: February 12, 2020 10:44

Job Description

Support Worker, York
We support and enable, we care, we offer opportunities and we also have FUN!


Here at The Avalon Group, we can only offer our high standards of care because of our committed, caring staff. But across our organisation we need more people like you to join us.  We are therefore proud to support the national adult social care recruitment campaign “When you care, everyday makes a difference” – because it really does!

The Avalon Group is a well-established, award-winning charity rated as ‘Good’ by the Care Quality Commission.  We provide flexible person-centred care, support and companionship to a range of adults whose care needs may include support with medication, meal preparation, personal care and accessing activities within their local community.

We are recruiting Support Workers in the York area who want to make that difference.  This is a responsible yet hugely satisfying role.  We are looking for compassionate and reliable people from all walks of life who will be able to uphold our values as they provide excellent support to our customers.  No experience is needed as we will give you all the training and support you need, including opportunities to gain recognised qualifications in health and social care.

We pay £8.55 per hour for customer contact time with enhancements of up to £9.90 per hour for waking night weekend working and generous sleepover rates.

In addition, as an Avalon employee you will have access to the following benefits:

Award winning in-house training with opportunities to develop your career
24/7 Everyday Advice helpline, giving you impartial guidance regarding any personal matters or concerns you may have
On Call support 24 hours a day
Discounts at high street retailers and on gym memberships
Access to our Health Cash Plan
Paid travel expenses between consecutive sessions of support
£150 bonus for recommending a friend to become a support worker
Paid Enhanced Disclosure and Barring (DBS) Certificate (which you need to be able to work in social care).
 

 

Interested?  Then get in touch now by calling 01904 693104 for an informal discussion. 

Ready to apply?  Please click on the link below to complete our application form.

 
We strive to ensure equality of opportunity for all. We welcome applications from suitably skilled candidates regardless of ethnicity, gender, age, disability, sexuality or religion.