Support Worker
  • Employer: Surrey County Council
  • Reference: orbis/TP/91642/15662
  • Published: Wed 14/07/2021, 10:39 AM
  • Closing on: Sun 01/08/2021, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36.0 hours per week
  • Salary: £21,943 per annum
  • DBS Check: Yes
  • Location: Guildford

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Support Worker

The starting salary for this role is £21,943 per annum based on a 36 hour working week.

We are looking for people motivated and committed to improving the lives of others and who have a desire to empower and promote independence. At the moment, we have an opportunity for support staff at Mallow Crescent.

Mallow Crescent comprises of six modern houses in Burpham (near Guildford) providing a range of services for people with learning disabilities including supported living and short breaks. We support people with daily living tasks and personal care, and help enable access to leisure pursuits, education, skills development and social networks within the local community, using a person centred approach.  

The average week is 36 hours spread over 5 days and made up of a variety of shifts to support our 24 hour service at 25 - 30 Mallow Crescent, Burpham, Guildford, Surrey. We are happy to provide examples of shifts we require.

An interest and desire to support people with learning disabilities is essential, but Surrey County Council’s mandatory training and additional specific training will be provided.

We require people to have a driving licence and be willing to drive the site cars.

At Surrey, our values and behaviours are just as important as our skills and abilities. They shape who we are as an organisation. Find out more about the values we follow.

For more information please find the full job description below and refer to this before submitting your application. We also invite you to read our Life at Surrey handbook to see insights of the culture at Surrey and how as a valued employee, you can help shape our Council.

Additional Information

The job advert closes at 23:59 on 01/08/2021 with interviews to follow. 

An enhanced DBS ‘Disclosure and Barring Service’ check for regulated activity (formerly known as CRB) and the Adults’ Barred List checks will be required for this role.

Contact Details

For an informal discussion please contact Iva Hardwick, Jan Paling or Val Ivanov on 01483 455879 or by e-mail at iva.hardwick@surreycc.gov.uk.

We look forward to receiving your application. Please click on the apply online button below to submit.

Benefits

From flexible working to job sharing (where possible) we are committed to providing a healthy work life balance. A laptop and mobile will be supplied if applicable to your role. You will benefit from 26 days annual leave, rising to 28 days after 2 years' service, a generous local government salary related pension, as well as the option to join our car lease scheme. For more information about the wide variety of benefits you can take advantage of please visit MyBenefits for Surrey County Council staff.

Our Commitment

Surrey County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We want to be an inclusive and diverse employer of first choice reflecting the community we serve and particularly welcome applications from all under represented groups.

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