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Support Worker

Job Title: Support Worker
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Durham
Start Date: March 2020
Reference: IH004
Job Published: February 25, 2020 16:53

Job Description

Location: Auckland House, Durham
Status: Full Time
Hours Per Week: 37 hours per week, rota basis
Salary: £18,825 per annum
Closing Date: 15th March 2020
Interview Date: TBC
About you

Do you hold a NVQ level 2 in Social Care or equivalent appropriate qualification?

Do you have experience of supporting socially disadvantaged and vulnerable people?

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 requires confidentiality and is Health & Safety conscience?

Do you have the ability to provide advice and guidance, and develop and influence others?

If so, the Support Worker role may be the role for you.

About us


Changing Lives is a national charity that supports over 17,000 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.

About the job


Auckland House is an assessment centre for Women only, we offer a 6 bed accommodation to women who have a range of needs offering a bespoke support for up to 56 days or the main project for up to 6 months to ensure they have the skills and resilience to move into independence. We ensure the safety and security of all residents living in Changing Lives accommodation.



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We are passionate about creating a diverse workforce and positively encourage applications from under-represented communities.