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Community Support Assistant

Permanent  for Simplified Recruitment in Chatteris

Job Title: Community Support AssistantLocation & Post Code: Chatteris, Cambridgeshire (PE16)Salary: £6.80 - £10.20 per Hour (Depending On Shift) + BenefitsHours: Full and Part Time Hours AvailableClosing Date: Wednesday, December 3rd, 2014Job Reference No.: PAP1050Our client is recruiting Community Support Assistants to support adults with varying needs including learning disabilities and reduced mobility in the Chatteris area.They are a leading disability charity. Their vision is a world where disabled people are seen for what they can do, and their mission is for disabled people to have equality, choice and independence. You would support with daily living skills & assistance with personal care, supporting individuals to access a range of educational, personal development and recreational activities that will promote independence and inclusion in the community. Community Support Assistants will work as part of a team and on a one to one basis, providing support, encouragement and companionship to those who need it. You will be supporting adults with learning disabilities, reduced mobility and those with mental health conditions. Their aim is to promote independence and choice, through supporting and teaching customers everyday life skills such as domestic duties, skills for accessing community facilities and pursuing hobbies.The Ideal Candidates Will Have:• Experience of supporting those with complex needs and behaviours that can challenge.• Ability to demonstrate a flexible approach to working hours to meet the needs of their customers.• Strong written and verbal communication skills, ensuring that you are easily understood.• Empathetic and good team player, committed to improving others’ quality of life.• Ability to support and encourage others in developing skills, such as preparing meals and domestic chores, promoting independence and personal development.Full and part time hours are available on a permanent basis.Shifts cover a 24/7 period including weekends and sleep-in shifts.Contracted Staff can enjoy great benefits, including:• High Street Discount Vouchers• Cycle To Work Scheme• Child Care Vouchers• Free DBS and ongoing trainingIf you are 18+ and have the right values for their organisation, you will be supported by a program of continuous training and development. If this sounds like the right opportunity for you, please apply online with your CV and covering letter.If you have not heard from them within two weeks after the closing date, please presume that your application for Community Support Assistant has been unsuccessful. Please note that no discourtesy is intended by this practice. Please check your email for confirmation that your application for Community Support Assistant has been received and to follow further instructions if applicable.

Job added on 12-11-2014