Support Worker

Organisation
Social Care People
Reference
6177
Location
Shropshire
Salary / Benefits
£26152.00 Per Annum
Contract Type
Expiry Date
05/08/2024
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Support Worker

We are seeking dedicated Support Workers, whether you're new to supporting someone with a learning disability, or experienced, you'll be making a world of difference!

Job title: Support Worker (Supported Living)

Hours: Full time

Salary: £ 26,152.00 per annum

Location: Gobowen, Oswestry, Shropshire

Please note this role requires a full manual driving license.

About the organisation:

Dedicated to providing support to over 190 adults with a learning disability in various locations across England and Wales, the organisation’s primary goal is to offer tailored support that enables people supported to leverage their strengths and enhance their independence. They value the well-being and growth of staff, ensuring that you will be well-prepared to assist each person in leading a fulfilling and engaged life.

As an employer they promote:

  • A Supportive Environment
  • Comprehensive Training
  • Career Development
  • A Commitment to Independence

About you:

Are you enthusiastic, compassionate and committed to supporting people in a way which respects their dignity? Whether or not you have previous experience of care, if you have the following values and skills then you could play a crucial role in enhancing the quality of life for adults with learning disabilities:

  • Empathy, patience, and understanding to cater to the unique needs and preferences of the people supported.
  • Effective communication skills, as clear and compassionate communication is essential to build positive relationships.
  • Ability to work as part of a team and collaborate effectively with other staff members and professionals.
  • Willingness to undergo training to support people with specific health needs, such as Epilepsy and Dysphagia.
  • A genuine passion for supporting adults with learning disabilities and a commitment to enhancing their quality of life.

In return:

As well as being an essential part of a charity known for its active support and knowing what you do is making a real difference every day to the lives of people with learning disabilities, you will also receive the following rewards and benefits:

  • Full and part time posts are available, with a full-time basic salary of £25,029
  • Earn approximately an additional £3,000 per year by completing 1 weekly sleep-in shift £6,000 for 2 sleep-in shifts a week!
  • Availability of overtime - e.g., 1 extra shift per week can earn you an additional £4,000 per year
  • Holiday Scheme: Annual leave starting at 22 days, plus Bank Holidays (increasing to 26 days)
  • Sleep-in Shifts: Paid at £60 per night in addition to basic salary
  • Occupational Sick Pay: Up to 3 months full pay and 3 months half pay
  • DBS Certificate and SCW Registration: Costs covered by the company
  • Induction, Support, and Development: Fully funded comprehensive induction, ongoing training, and qualification in Health & Social Care

Please note that, before joining the team, Disclosure and Barring Services (DBS) checks are made on all employees who directly support vulnerable adults.

Whilst experience is not essential as full training will be provided we very much welcome previous experience working as Home Carer, Care Worker, Health Care Assistant, Support Worker, Nurses, Social Care Worker, Care Assistant, Mental Health Care Worker, Voluntary Worker, Support Worker, #INDSCP.

PLEASE NOTE: This role is being advertised by Social Care People on behalf of the organisation.