Support Worker – Wigan
Salary: £9.06 per hour
Hours: 39 hours per week (fixed term to cover maternity leave)
Location: Wigan Supported Housing working across 2 service , Brook Street and Douglas Court
Go with your Heart at Making Space
Making Space is an award winning and values based national charity, we always aim high and our vision is to put Wellbeing at the Heart of Health & Social Care. At Making Space our focus is upon building relationships, connecting communities and providing quality care as unique as the people we support.
We have an opportunity available at our Wigan Supported Housing service based in Wigan. The scheme is all about creating a positive environment. The team encourage, promote and support service users to enjoy life to the fullest and prepare service users for independent living.
To join the team at Making Space you don’t need to have previous experience or qualifications – we’re happy to work with you to help you become a skilled support worker. Our main priority for any new colleague is to find people who share similar values and attitudes to our own.
Who we are looking for:
Kind Hearts – caring and compassionate, we don’t judge and always act with kindness
Tailor Making – we take the lead from the people we support, we are skilled and work together
Dreaming Big – we always find a way, we’re ambitious and always prepared to try
Having Courage – we do the right thing, we speak up and always prepared to learn
Being Ready – we face change positively, we build trusting relationships and never stop improving
You will be supporting adults on a person centred basis to live independently in their own properties helping them move towards independent accommodation. Tasks will include assisting with guidance with finances, medication, accessing the community & domestic tasks.
We offer a range of rewards including:
- Competitive pay rates
- 28 days annual leave inc. bank holidays
- Buy up to 2 weeks additional leave
- Occupational Sick pay scheme
- Company pension
- Free vocational qualifications level 2 and 3
- Access to quality training and development
- Career pathway opportunities
- Lifestyle discounts through Love 2 Shop
- Cycle to Work scheme
- Confidential Employee Assistance Programme
Please apply online!
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