Advocacy/Support Worker - Young People with Learning Disabilities

Flexible working including evenings and weekends when required.

£9.82 per hour (FTE £17,869 pro rata per annum) ,

Permanent contract

18+ hours per week

Closing date Tuesday 30th August 12pm

We are looking for a vibrant, energetic, and enthusiastic person to join our dedicated team, supporting younger adults with learning disabilities living in Tameside to lead active, full and independent lives. Do you have the skills and understanding to support our members to speak up for themselves, have their voice heard, promote independence and self-confidence and support people to follow their dreams, wishes and life aspirations? If so, we want to hear from you.

The post includes organising & running microteach sessions, advocacy groups, 1-1 and group activities at our base and in the community. You will support vulnerable people to exercise their rights and ensure they are fully involved in the planning and delivery of their support services.

We use a minibus for some activities; therefore a clean driving licence (minimum of 2 years) is required.

We offer...

  • Free Training

  • Free enhanced DBS check

  • Paid holidays

  • Competitive rates of pay

  • Company Pension contributions

  • Mileage/Travel expenses

  • Flexible working

Post subject to enhanced DBS check and referencing (Free).

Plus Relief Support Worker posts are also available with flexible working.