Driver / Support Worker

22 hours

£11,324 per annum rising to £11,444 per annum on successful completion of training and probation period

We are currently recruiting a Driver / Support Worker who will be flexible with a ‘can-do’ attitude and share our values.  You will have an ability to develop appropriate relationships with people and be able to support people to meet their potential. You’ll want to make a positive difference in someone’s life and take pride in delivering a quality service. You’ll have a belief that people have a right to control and define their own lives and see your role as enabling this.

As a Driver / Support Worker you will be responsible for supporting learning disabled adults either 1:1 or in groups.  This post is a physical job where there is a requirement to move and handle people, support individuals with personal care, manoeuvre adults who use wheelchairs both indoors and out in the community, support people to use public transport and support with activities such as swimming, voluntary work, dance or sports. Consequently, staff will need to have good health and the physical capacity to carry out these duties.

This post is subject to a satisfactory enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service disclosure.

What next?

For further information about the role, please read the Job Description.

If this position sounds interesting then we want you to apply

Please send:

  1. Completed application form
  2. Covering letter of no more than 1 side of A4 explaining why you want to work for Persona
  3. Completed core attributes analysis for the role
  4. Send this to the Workforce Team at workforce@personasupport.org

Deadline for applications is 5pm on 25th March 2019 after which date we will shortlist candidates for interview.