Support Workers (Stockport and High Peak Area)

Hours: Up to 37 hours per week

Contract Type: Full Time Permanent

Salary: £9.01 per hour (starting rate, incremental scale up to £9.54 per hour)

Are you caring, creative and enthusiastic?  Do you want to support individuals with disabilities to live full and rewarding lives and work your hours around other commitments?  If yes, then this is the job for you!

Supportability is a sector leading charity that provides high quality, person centred individual and group-based services for Children, Young People and Adults, where we believe people who have disabilities are equally valued and empowered to live full and rewarding lives.

We are looking for people to join our dedicated teams as Support Workers in the Stockport and High Peak area to provide both individualised and group-based support to disabled people within their local community and own homes. Taking a person-centred approach you will support people to engage in leisure, pleasure and educational interests to meet their requests and specified outcomes.

Do you have what we are looking for?

We look for individuals with an understanding of the needs of people who have disabilities with experience of working in a person centred manner including the maintenance of support plans and other associated record keeping.  You will need to be willing and able to work flexibly across the week which will include evening and weekend work and hold a full driving licence, business class insurance and access to a vehicle.  An NVQ Level 2 qualification or equivalent and 2 years working in Health and Social Care are desirable but not essential as full training is given.

In return we offer;

  • A competitive salary
  • Discounted Life Leisure memberships
  • Health Care Cash Plan
  • Retail discounts
  • Pension
  • Cycle to Work Scheme

A copy of the job description can be found here – Support Worker (February 2020)

We welcome applications from disabled people and any disabled person who meets the minimum criteria is guaranteed an interview.  All posts are subject to an enhanced DBS check and satisfactory references.

If you are interested in applying for this position, please click apply below to upload your CV or forward your CV to bethany.speakman@supportability.org.uk