About us: Changing Lives is a national charity that supports over 17,500 people each year. We are a well-respected, growing organisation dedicated to supporting the most vulnerable people across the UK.
We began as a soup run supporting people who were homeless in the North East over 45 years ago, and are proud to still have our main base and central office in the North East. Since 1970, our services have grown and developed to support people experiencing a wide range of personal challenges, including addiction and recovery programmes, employment guidance, help for people in prison or on probation, and support for people experiencing sexual exploitation or domestic abuse.
We’re looking for committed and compassionate professionals who share our enthusiasm for changing lives.
Do you hold NVQ level 2 in Social Care or equivalent appropriate qualification?
Do you have experience and/or willingness to work with clients who may demonstrate challenging behaviour? Do you have experience of working in an environment that is health and safety conscience? Do you have experience of supporting socially disadvantaged and vulnerable people?
Do you have the ability to develop and influence others?
Do you have commitment to detail, ensuring all work is accurate, concise and understandable? Do you have commitment to the values of Changing Lives? Do you have willingness to work in cooperation with team members and to work flexible within their role?
If so, the Support Worker role maybe the role for you.
About the job:
To work with Changing Lives clients in order to improve their quality of life and to deliver an excellent service for our clients in line with the organisation’s mission, service goals, values and associated regulations, guidance and legislature