Support Worker (Female)

Social Care People
Tyne and Wear
Salary / Benefits
£8.21 - £12.00 Per Hour
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Support Worker (Female)

We are seeking Female Support Workers to support people to live happy and fulfilled lives within their local communities.

Due to the nature of this role and the people supported this role is only open to female applicants. 

Position: Support Worker - Female Only (qualifies under Paragraph 1, Schedule 9 of the Equality Act.)
Location: Killingworth & Lemington (NE12 & NE15)
Job type: Permanent, 2x Part-time Roles – Lemington (NE15) 2x Part-time Roles – Killingworth (NE12)
Salary: Pay: £12.00 p/hr (complex rate) (8am – 10pm) / £8.21 p/hr for 10 hour sleep-in support (10pm – 8am). Mileage: 45p per mile (drivers) / 20p per mile (cyclists). Bonus schemes: up to £300 new starter, £300 Refer a Friend, £300 annual bonus. £25 birthday gift voucher.

Full induction process, outstanding paid training opportunities, development and career progression, opportunities to gain recognised qualifications, free DBS screening.

About the role:

The organisation’s mission “Is to be care-giving day-makers, hope-builders, smile-givers, life-changers, community-warriors with the will to make a difference.” 

No Experience Necessary! You do not need a degree or care qualifications to be a great?Support Worker. If you have, a warm and welcoming smile then this role would be the right fit for you. As a?Support Worker, you will be kind and compassionate building caring and supportive relationships with the individual you support and their families. You will help everyone to reach their full potential!

Supporting people to learn independent living skills such as managing a tenancy, cooking and cleaning and ensuring their individual support needs are met through person-centred tailored support that promotes choice, independence and their voice.

About You:

As a Support Worker, you will:

Be Kind & Be Happy: Be engaging, calm, and have a can-do attitude, learning and adapting with the person you’re supporting.
Be the Best You Can Be: Be a great communicator, listening to the person to understand their wants, needs, dreams and ambitions.
Be Safe: Have the person’s best interests in everything you do, protecting their privacy and dignity.
Be Involved: Be a motivator, encouraging and guiding the individual to take small but brave steps towards learning new skills, meeting new people and attending local community groups.
Be Proud: Support the person to become as independent as they can, making their own choices, decisions and managing their finances.

In Return:

A generous benefits package including:

Fully funded DBS.
Paid induction training: ?1 week classroom-based (Monday - Friday), 2 days shadowing and additional online modules.
Training development: funded Level 2 and other accredited courses.
Holiday pay:?annual leave accumulates with working hours and length of service.
Employee Assistance Programme (EAP):?24-hour helpline, advice and guidance for yourself and dependents.
Union membership (optional):?through our partnership with the GMB.

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.