Community Support Worker – Full Time

Closing Date: 06/08/2020

We are currently looking for dedicated and committed full-time Support Workers to join our strong and friendly Community Support team. In this role you will be supporting people with autism spectrum condition, learning difficulties and mental health concerns across Exeter, Torbay and Devon, assisting in the delivery of a comprehensive and effective service to people who look to us for support and enabling.

Step One is a leading third sector provider of recovery supportive services for those with mental health concerns and/or autism spectrum condition in Devon and Torbay and is committed to the continuing development of recovery values in practice.  You will be working with people who live in our accommodation based service, as well as supporting people in their own homes and their local community.

Through a collaborative, creative and responsive approach, you will build relationships with the people we support, in order to improve their health and wellbeing and enable their emotional, physical, intellectual and social needs. A typical day could be supporting with medical appointments, engaging in activities, having a coffee or supporting with life skills such as searching for work, managing finances and/or cooking. No two days are the same, which makes this a varied, challenging and rewarding role.

What we would like from you:

  • Compassion, integrity and patience
  • A strong “can do” attitude
  • Emotional resilience
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • A positive approach
  • Flexibility to respond to the changing needs of those we support
  • Flexibility to work shifts on a rota basis – including weekends and bank holidays
  • A full UK driving license

What we can give to you:

  • Competitive salary
  • Travel costs
  • Enhanced disclosure cost coverage
  • Comprehensive induction with ongoing training
  • An opportunity to work with incredible people

To apply for the role please click here.

This vacancy will be accepting applications on a rolling basis. We reserve the right to close the vacancy prior to the closing date should a suitable candidate be found.

Step One Charity is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of those we look after. All applicants must be willing to undergo safeguarding screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and disclosures with the relevant body at an enhanced level. We are an equal opportunities employer.

Hours: 37.5hrs per week

Location: Exeter, Torbay and Devon,

Salary: £18,270 per annum

Type: Permanent Full Time