Work Supporter - Stratford upon Avon

Ref: 141 Date Posted: Tuesday 04 May 2021
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Work Supporter • Stratford-Upon-Avon • Part-Time • £9.50per hour •Permanent

We are recruiting for a Work Supporter. The company are a dynamic, innovative organisation, currently supporting more than 30 adults who have a learning disability or autism to take part in purposeful work-based activities. The company takes on work from other businesses along with manufacturing their own products and support work experience and volunteer placements.

 

As a Work Support, your main responsibilities will be to: 

  • To guide and enable participants to reach their potential in performing work-based activities as required.
  •  Motivating and enthusiastically supporting participants to ensure that all activities are stimulating and achievable. 
  • Providing care and support, working in a person-centered way, building relationships, and promoting equality and diversity.
  • Being a supportive team member, valuing other people’s skills and knowledge, showing mutual respect with a focus on working together in the best interests of the participants you are supporting, and developing your skills to improve your work.
  • Working within agreed guidelines, policies, and procedures and following instruction as determined by senior support staff and your line manager. 

The Successful Applicant  

To be considered for our Work Supporter role:  

  • Excellent communications skills both written and spoken
  • Work well within a team
  • Ability to motivate and encourage people with learning disabilities
  • Excellent organisation skills
  • Be prepared to complete Care Certificate training if not already held.
  • Must be a car driver and have your own car.
  • Knowledge of issues affecting adults with learning disabilities would be desirable but not essential
  • Undertake an enhanced DBS check

 

What’s on Offer? As a Work Supporter, you will receive;  

  • Part-time hours of 20 per week
  • £9.50 per hour
  • Work for a friendly supportive company/team
  • Free parking