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Support Worker

Job Title: Support Worker
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Chester-le-Street
Start Date: February 2020
Reference: TF018
Job Published: January 22, 2020 14:11

Job Description

Location: Chester Le Street, County Durham
Status: Full time (permanent)
Hours Per Week: 37 hours per week
Salary: £18,825 per annum
Closing Date: 26th January 2020
Interview Date: TBC
About you

Do you hold 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 of working in an environment that requires confidentiality?

Do you have a willingness to work with clients who may demonstrate challenging behaviour? Do you have the ability to develop and influence others?

Are you able to use basic Microsoft Office packages?  Are you able to maintain attention to detail, ensure all work is accurate, concise and understandable? Do you have commitment to the values of Changing Lives? Do you have commitment to equality and diversity?

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

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.

Apply for the job

Want to know more about this extremely exciting and rewarding opportunity? Download the full job description and application form below and submit an application form to

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