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Support Worker

This is an external vacancy and is not employed with East Riding of Yorkshire Council.
£11.00 per hour
Term Entry
Type Hours
Part Time (15 hours per week)
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Closing date
Job closes on 16 April
Interview date
Interviews are To be confirmed
Service area
Service area: Direct Payments
Direct Payments reference: 408257
Job reference
Job reference: EXTN001994
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The job itself

A gentleman living in Hedon is seeking a Support Worker for 15 hours per week. Hours of work are on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 12 noon - 5 pm to support with engaging in activities in the community. This could include activities such as swimming, days out, attending the gym and engaging in new and meaningful activities to reduce social isolation and enjoy outings.

The gentleman is Autistic and has sensitive hearing. Routine and structure is imperative.

Applicants need to be flexible, honest, hardworking and caring. We are seeking care workers who are sensitive to and able to positively manage and respond to the needs of the cared for person, promoting privacy, dignity and maintaining confidentiality at all times. The successful applicant will have an understanding nature and be supportive and patient with the ability to manage situations and vulnerabilities.

The candidate should be enthusiastic, resourceful, and proactive and have a good sense of humour. Effective communication is essential, therefore the candidate must be thoughtful and considerate in their communication and actions.

Car driver with access to their own vehicle is essential.

DBS/Reference checks will be required for this post - Cost to be met by the local authority.

Once completed, please email your application to and please quote 408257 in the subject box of the e-mail.
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Direct Payments

The Direct Payments Support Service is an in-house service provided by the East Riding of Yorkshire Council. The service promotes independent choice and inclusion, allowing our service users to employ their own care and support as needed. We support many individuals with varying abilities, assisting with advertising and recruitment for a range of roles including support workers, carers and personal assistants.

DBS/Medical check

This post is subject to an enhanced DBS clearance check.

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