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Support Worker

Havencare

Plymouth, SW
6 days ago
Plymouth, SW
£8.8 - £9.2 Per Hour
6 days ago
£8.8 - £9.2 Per Hour

Support Worker

Plymouth, Devon

 

Are you a compassionate individual looking for a rewarding role with real purpose? Want to enrich lives and guide people to reach their goals? If so, read on.

 

About Us

 

Working across Devon and Cornwall, Havencare Homes and Support Limited is a forward-thinking charity that provides social care services for people with learning disabilities and autism.

 

Offering supported living and residential care services, we use a range of approaches to empower individuals, help them to be as independent as possible and nurture their potential with dignity and respect.

 

We’re currently looking for Support Workers to join us in Plymouth and provide core support for people with learning disabilities, mental health needs, autism and complex needs. We’ve got various hours and shifts available, so we’ll be able to help you meet your working requirements.

 

The Benefits

 

- Salary of £8.80 - £9.20 plus enhanced night-time pay

- Contributory pension scheme

- Comprehensive employee assistance programme

- Excellent training to ensure you have all the skills you require to succeed

- Ongoing training and career development opportunities

- Contracted hours to suit both the people we support and your circumstances

- Holiday accrued for hours worked (28 days pro rata equivalent)

 

The Role

 

As a Support Worker, you will work with one of several teams across Plymouth, providing inspirational support and guidance to the individuals we work with and their support networks.

 

Specifically, you will:

 

- Utilise tailored support plans

- Support people to engage in meaningful activities

- Promote independence and life skills

- Motivate and support individuals to achieve their goals

- Build strong relationships and help to maintain solid family connections

- Play a key part in delivering outcome-focused support plans

 

About You

 

To join us as a Support Worker, you will need:

 

- To be patient, friendly and understanding

- Good communication skills

- The ability to follow instructions and support plans

 

Experience is desirable but not required as full training will be provided. A full driving licence would also be an advantage.

 

Other organisations may call these roles Trainee Support Worker, Junior Support Worker, Support Hub Co-ordinator, Residential Care Worker, Social Care Worker, or Trainee Social Care Worker.

 

The closing date for these vacancies is the 22nd of March 2021. Applications will be considered as they are received, so we encourage candidates to submit their applications as soon as possible.

 

Please note, these roles are conditional upon receiving an acceptable Enhanced DBS check, subscription to the DBS update services, eligibility to work in the UK and two satisfactory references.

 

Webrecruit and Havencare Homes and Support Limited are equal opportunities employers, value diversity and are strongly committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all employees and all applicants for employment.

 

So, if you’re seeking your next challenge as a Support Worker, please apply via the button shown. This vacancy is being advertised by Webrecruit. The services advertised by Webrecruit are those of an Employment Agency.

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Support Worker

Havencare

South Brent, SW
6 days ago
South Brent, SW
6 days ago

Support Worker

South Brent, Devon

 

Are you a compassionate individual looking for a role where you can make a real difference? Want to help a group of ladies to enjoy life to the fullest and maximise their independence? If so, read on.

 

About Us

 

Working across Devon and Cornwall, Havencare Homes and Support Limited is a forward-thinking charity that provides social care services for people with learning disabilities and autism.

 

Offering supported living and residential care services, we use a range of approaches to empower individuals, help them to be as independent as possible and nurture their potential with dignity and respect.

 

We’re currently looking for Support Workers to join us and provide core support for people with learning disabilities. These roles are offered on a full, part and casual basis with hours available over a seven day, 24 hour rota.

 

The Benefits

 

- Salary of £8.90 - £9.20 plus enhanced night-time pay

- Contributory pension scheme

- Comprehensive employee assistance programme

- Excellent training to ensure you have all the skills you require to succeed

- Ongoing training and career development opportunities

- Contracted hours to suit both the people we support and your circumstances

- Holiday accrued for hours worked (28 days pro rata equivalent)

 

The Role

 

As a Support Worker, you will work as part of a team to provide assistance to four ladies with learning disabilities and complex needs.

 

Delivering person-centred support, you will ensure that respect, dignity and choice are at the heart of the support you offer and you enable the ladies to enjoy their home and local communication.

 

Daily support will include personal care, meal preparation, home support and leisure and social activities.

 

The service operates on a 24 hour, 365 days basis and, as such, you will need to be flexible to work as the service requires, including mornings, daytime, evenings and weekends.

 

Additionally, you will:

 

- Work with support plans that are tailored to each individuals’ likes and dislikes

- Engage in meaningful activities in everyday life and access the community

- Promote independence and maintain life skills

- Motivate individuals to achieve their goals

- Build strong relationships whilst maintaining solid family connections.

 

About You

 

To join us as a Support Worker, you will need:

 

- To be patient, friendly and understanding

- Good communication skills

- A positive and resilient attitude

 

Being female is deemed to be a genuine occupational requirement due to the personal care nature of the roles. As such, only female applicants will be progressed.

 

Experience is desirable but not required as full training will be provided. A full driving licence would also be an advantage.

 

Other organisations may call these roles Trainee Support Worker, Junior Support Worker, Support Hub Co-ordinator, Residential Care Worker, Social Care Worker, or Trainee Social Care Worker.

 

The closing date for these vacancies is the 26th February 2021. Applications will be considered as they are received, so we encourage candidates to submit their applications as soon as possible.

 

Please note, these roles are conditional upon receiving an acceptable Enhanced DBS check, subscription to the DBS update services, eligibility to work in the UK and two satisfactory references.

 

Webrecruit and Havencare Homes and Support Limited are equal opportunities employers, value diversity and are strongly committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all employees and all applicants for employment.

 

So, if you’re seeking your next challenge as a Support Worker, please apply via the button shown. This vacancy is being advertised by Webrecruit. The services advertised by Webrecruit are those of an Employment Agency.

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Community Support Worker – Part Time

Headway Devon

Newton Abbot, SW
2 days ago
Newton Abbot, SW
£9 - £9.44 Per Hour
2 days ago
£9 - £9.44 Per Hour
Community Support Worker – Part Time
Community Based (covering Newton Abbot and the surrounding area)
Want to embark on a highly rewarding career where you’ll support people during a difficult time in their lives? Are you full of great ideas for engaging activities and eager to learn and progress your own understanding?
If so, this is an incredible opportunity to learn, grow and provide a vital service as a Community Support Worker with an established charity.
Who am I working for?
Operating across Devon and Torbay, Headway Devon is a local charity dedicated to improving life after brain injury.
Brain injuries are a hidden disability that can affect personalities, relationships and the ability to lead an independent life. When a person’s life is turned upside down by brain injury, we ensure they get the help and support they need and deserve.
Now, we’re looking for Community Support Workers to join our team, working on a part-time basis, and provide support to individuals throughout Newton Abbot and the surrounding area.
What are the rewards?
- Salary of £9 - £9.44 per hour DOE & qualifications
- Excellent training provided
- Paid travel time
- Group company pension
- Develop an extremely rewarding career with a local charity
- Friendly and inclusive culture
- Increase your expertise in brain damage and how it impacts people’s lives
- The chance to play a key role in people’s recovery process and support their progress
- Generous holiday scheme
- PPE provided
For over 17 years, we’ve provided a lifeline to people whose worlds have been put on hold by brain injury. We want to continue our vital work for years to come, and to do that, we need brilliant people on our team.
As an Investors in People accredited organisation, we will provide you with all the training and support you need to increase your skill set and ensure that you succeed in your role.
You will have the chance to become a key member of a talented team who love what they do and get to make a real difference to people’s lives on a daily basis.
So, if you’re looking to enhance your abilities and do something amazing with your career, we’d love to hear from you.
What will I be doing?
As a Community Support Worker, you will help individuals throughout Newton Abbot and the surrounding area to achieve their goals, maximise their independent living skills and engage socially and with their local community.
This varied, exciting role will see you enabling individuals within the community and making a real difference to lives.
Specifically, you will:
- Carry out tasks in-line with individual’s care plans
- Motivate and monitor the progress of people using our services
- Ensure that individuals feel valued and respected at all times
- Help our clients to increase their confidence and develop key life skills
- Report concerns and relevant observations to the Community Support Services Manager
- Maintain accurate records
Sounds great! What do I need?
To join our team as a Community Support Worker, you’ll need:
- Experience of working as part of a team
- Access to the internet/email and a smartphone
- A sensitive approach to vulnerable people maintaining their dignity and self-respect at all times
- The ability to communicate well, openly and honestly
- The ability to motivate and enable people, self-motivate and use own initiative
- The ability to keep accurate and up to date records
- To be flexible and creative with a good sense of humour and limitless patience
Completion of a satisfactory DBS check will be required prior to commencing your role.
We’re eager to hear from individuals who have experience as, or would like to become a, Support Worker, Care Worker, Junior Support Worker, Community Support Assistant, Care Assistant, or Trainee Social Worker.
We have a variety of part-time hours available, including travel time and training.
The closing date for applications is 5pm on Friday the 12th March 2021.
Webrecruit and Headway Devon are equal opportunities employers, value diversity and are strongly committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all employees and all applicants for employment.
So, if you are looking to develop an engaging career as a Community Support Worker, please apply via the button shown. This vacancy is being advertised by Webrecruit. The services advertised by Webrecruit are those of an Employment Agency.
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Support Worker

Westcountry Case Management

Saltash, SW
3 days ago
Saltash, SW
£10.49 - £11.3 Per Hour
3 days ago
£10.49 - £11.3 Per Hour
Support Worker
Saltash, Cornwall
The Company
 
Maximising potential for over 20 years, Westcountry Case Management provides a specialist case management service that helps individuals recruit their own support workers. We have just been rated as Outstanding in our recent CQC inspection.
Our ambition is to inspire clients, their relatives and professionals alike by consistently attaining excellent outcomes; supporting people with compassion and kindness.
We are currently looking for a number of part-time Support Workers to join our team.
The Benefits
- Salary of £10.49 - £11.30 per hour
- Sleep shifts paid at National Living Wage/National Minimum Wage
- Work directly for the end service user and not an agency
- Statutory benefits and holiday
The Role
As a Support Worker, you will help to provide care to our client, a man in his early forties living in his own home in Saltash.
Our client has a brain injury and complex physical disabilities. You will work as part of a team to deliver 24 hour 2:1 support (with 1:1 support overnight).
Shifts are comprised of 24 hour (8am - 8am with 8 hours at National Living Wage as sleeping) shifts or 12 hour (8am - 8pm) shifts. Maternity cover and bank hours are available to cover a mixture of day, evening and sleeping night shifts over a 28-day period on a rolling rota basis.
About You
To join us as a Support Worker, you will need:
- To be flexible and adaptable
- A mature outlook
- Good interpersonal and communication skills
- A full, manual driving licence (as you’ll be required to drive our client’s mobility vehicle)
Other organisations may call this role Trainee Support Worker, Junior Care Worker, Care Assistant, Residential Care Assistant, Care Worker, Care Assistant, or Personal Care Assistant.
This position requires a fully enhanced disclosure request from the DBS. You will also be required to register with the DBS Update Service.
Please note, we reserve the right to interview and appoint earlier than the stated closing date, should there be a good response to the advert.
Due to the current climate, interviews will be held via Zoom/Skype/other such teleconferencing tools, therefore candidates MUST HAVE the ability to attend an interview via these methods.
So, if you’re seeking your next step as a Support Worker, please apply via the button shown. This vacancy is being advertised by Webrecruit. The services advertised by Webrecruit are those of an Employment Agency.
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Senior Support Worker - Children & Young People (Nights)

Lifeworks Charity

Dartington, SW
2 days ago
Dartington, SW
£10.23 - £10.55 Per Hour
2 days ago
£10.23 - £10.55 Per Hour
Senior Support Worker - Children & Young People (Nights)
Dartington, near Totnes
Salary scale: £10.23 - £10.55 per hour (plus night premium)
Working hours: Full time, fixed-term maternity cover contract for 9 – 12 months
We are looking for a Senior Support Worker to join the team at Robins, our 10 bed Residential & Respite Home in Dartington.
Children and young people with learning disabilities and their families are at the heart of everything we do and we want every person we support to have a great life, with excellent outcomes. We couldn’t achieve that without all the great Support Workers who join our care teams. It all starts with you!
There is no such thing as a ‘typical’ Support Worker. Our staff come from lots of different backgrounds, people with little or no experience but want a job that involves helping people, those who want a change of career, as well as experienced Support Workers.
The one thing that links all of them together is their desire to work with young people with learning disabilities, make their lives better and help them to learn something new or take a further step towards independence. Our Support Workers certainly don’t see what they do as ‘just another job’.
No two days will be the same as you will get involved in a variety of different tasks and activities whilst helping the young people to learn the skills they need to live the life they choose.
Ideally, you will have previous experience in this sector and must hold a Level 3 Diploma in Residential Childcare (or equivalent).
Defined as a “Good” provider by Ofsted, Robins are looking for “Outstanding” staff who will deliver support in a professional, caring way. In return, we can offer an excellent range of staff benefits including 28 days’ annual leave pro rata, a company pension scheme, childcare vouchers, staff discount scheme, ongoing training and supervision, continuing professional development and support, as well as an extensive induction on commencement of employment. Lifeworks are also accredited Disability Confident Employers.
Lifeworks is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young adults and we expect all staff to share this commitment. For this post, pre-employment checks will be carried out, references will be sought and successful candidates will need to undertake an enhanced DBS check.
So, if you’re seeking your next challenge as a Senior Support Worker, please apply via the button shown.
This vacancy is being advertised by Webrecruit. The services advertised by Webrecruit are those of an Employment Agency.
Other organisations may call this role Lead Support Worker, Young Person’s Support Worker, Children’s Support Worker, Social Care Worker, or Care Worker. 
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Female Support Workers

Westcountry Case Management

St Austell, SW
6 days ago
St Austell, SW
£9.8 - £10.61 Per Hour
6 days ago
£9.8 - £10.61 Per Hour
Female Support Workers
St Austell, Cornwall
The Company
 
Maximising potential for over 20 years, Westcountry Case Management provides a specialist case management service that helps individuals recruit their own support workers. We have just been rated as Outstanding in our recent CQC inspection.
Our ambition is to inspire clients, their relatives and professionals alike by consistently attaining excellent outcomes; supporting people with compassion and kindness.
We’re currently looking for a number of Female Support Workers to provide care to a young woman living in the St Austell area.
The Benefits
- Salary of £9.80 per hour (rising to £10.61 per hour after successful completion of probation)
- Sleep shifts paid at National Living Wage rates (currently £8.72 per hour)
- Work directly for the end service user and not an agency
- Make a huge difference to a young woman’s life
- Statutory benefits and holiday
The Role
As a Female Support Worker, you will provide care to a young lady with cerebral palsy.
Our client enjoys spending time in her sensory room, accessing her computer and switches, participating in cooking and art activities, attending hydrotherapy and rebound therapy and taking part in her physiotherapy programme. When she’s not shielding, she also enjoys being out and about and accessing the local community.
She is friendly, co-operative and uses facial expressions and switches to communicate.
Two roles available.
Role 1 is a temporary maternity cover contract, working 24 hours per week.
Role 2 is for bank hours, working as and when required.
Permanent hours may become available in future.
About You
To join us as a Female Support Worker, you will need:
- A full driving licence and access to your own vehicle
- Good communication skills
- A positive and proactive approach
Due to the personal care nature of this role, only female applicants will be considered. This post is compliant with Paragraph 1, Schedule 9 of the Equality Act 2010 relating to Occupational Requirements.
Previous care experience would be beneficial to your application.
Other organisations may call this role Trainee Support Worker, Junior Care Worker, Care Assistant, Residential Care Assistant, Care Worker, Care Assistant, or Personal Care Assistant.
This position requires a fully enhanced disclosure request from the DBS, which the employer will obtain and fund on your behalf. You will also be required to register with the DBS Update Service.
Please note, we reserve the right to interview and appoint earlier than the stated closing date, should there be a good response to the advert.
Due to the current climate, interviews will be held via Zoom/Skype/other such teleconferencing tools, therefore candidates MUST HAVE the ability to attend an interview via these methods.
So, if you’re seeking your next step as a Female Support Worker, please apply via the button shown. This vacancy is being advertised by Webrecruit. The services advertised by Webrecruit are those of an Employment Agency.
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Support Worker

National Care Group

Crediton
28 days ago
Crediton
28 days ago
Job Description

Your potential plus our commitment changes lives

Support Workers provide a vital part in providing the people we support with the care and ability to improve their quality of life.

We are currently looking for a Full Time or Part Time Support Worker to join our team in Crediton. 

Atlantic Way Care is spread over three individual sites providing 24-hour support for individuals with a vast range of complex Mental Health needs. We are able to support people with Mental Health issues, Learning Disabilities people with conditions such as ADHD, Asperger’s, Autism and people who need help with addiction problems such as drug dependency and alcohol misuse.

We have  6 bed ‘female only’ provision in Crediton. 

Our mission is to enable the people we support to live full, rewarding, and happy lives. Through person centred planning, we support every individual to achieve their potential, to develop new skills and to live as independently as possible within the community. The support we provide is a variation of supporting though difficulties with Mental health, with choices and in extreme cases emergency services. We help prepare and make meals, accessing the community and some personal care. 

We have Full Time and Part Time positions available.
Shifts can vary from days, earlies, lates, sleep-ins and weekends. 


We know the amazing and life changing work our Support Workers do every day for the people we support, which is why we offer:

  • A Competitive hourly rate of £8.76
  • Specialist and Blended Training and Development – we believe in promoting from within
  • Enhanced Training that includes Induction Training, Service Specific as well as opportunities to complete a Care Certificate and NVQ/QCF
  • Access to Digital Perks where you can gain discounts on gym memberships, shopping, theme parks, travel and more
  • Unlimited Refer a Friend Scheme to earn £300 per successful referral

 

Support Workers provide a vital part in providing the people we support with the care and ability to improve their quality of life.

Your role as a Support Worker will include:
- Providing 1-1 and group support sessions
- Creating engaging and creative ways to interact with the people you support
- Help with accessing the community and taking the people you support to their appointments.
- Set person-centred goals and agreeing on how to reach them
- Help with personal care when required
- Support the running of the home including the cooking and cleaning.

The most important qualities needed in a Support Worker are the ability to treat others with respect, listen to their needs and understand their emotions. Be Kind, friendly and honest

Do you have the necessary values and qualities?
If Yes, Come and join our amazing team

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Support Worker

Westcountry Case Management

Pontypridd, WA
1 day ago
Pontypridd, WA
£10.95 - £11.98 Per Hour
1 day ago
£10.95 - £11.98 Per Hour
Support Worker
Pontypridd, South Wales
The Company
Maximising potential for over 20 years, Westcountry Case Management provides a specialist case management service that helps individuals recruit their own support workers. We have just been rated as Outstanding in our recent CQC inspection.
Our ambition is to inspire clients, their relatives and professionals alike by consistently attaining excellent outcomes; supporting people with compassion and kindness.
We are currently looking for Support Workers to provide a high level of care to our client, a 16-year-old young man with cerebral palsy, in Pontypridd.
 
The Benefits
- Salary of £10.95 - £11.98 per hour
- Work directly for the end client and not an agency
- Make a positive, lasting difference to a young person’s life
- Take on a wonderfully rewarding role helping in the day-to-day life of this individual
- Statutory benefits and holiday
The Role
You will assist our client with all personal care, eating/drinking (mainly via PEG feed) and all toileting needs. He is sling hoisted for all transfers and uses eye gaze/gestures to communicate.
Our client is a keen football fan and enjoys following this on TV. He communicates using eye gaze/gestures and loves a chat (except when the footie’s on).
Working as part of a team, you’ll help to provide 24 hour 2:1 support to our client. You’ll help him with all daily living needs, accessing the hydrotherapy pool, completing his physiotherapy plan and getting involved with social activities.
About You
To join us as a Support Worker, you will need:
- To be registered with Social Care Wales or be working towards this
- A recognised Health and Social Care qualification (NVQ Level 2 or a Diploma) OR have completed the All Wales Induction Framework, or be willing to complete this within 6 months of starting if successful
- A full driving licence
- Good communication skills
Previous care experience would be beneficial to your application.
Other organisations may call this role Trainee Support Worker, Junior Care Worker, Care Assistant, Residential Care Assistant, Care Worker, Care Assistant, or Personal Care Assistant.
This is a part-time position, working 110 – 120 hours over a four week period. Applicants must be available for the following shifts:
Wednesday – 14:30 through to Thursday 10:30
Friday – 14:30 through to Saturday 11:00
Saturday – 11:00 through to Sunday 11:00 (alternate weeks)
Sunday – 11:00 through to Monday 11:00 (alternate weeks)
This position requires a fully enhanced disclosure request from the DBS. You will also be required to register with the DBS Update Service.
Please note, we reserve the right to interview and appoint earlier than the stated closing date, should there be a good response to the advert.
Due to the current climate, interviews will be held via Zoom/Skype/other such teleconferencing tools, therefore candidates MUST HAVE the ability to attend an interview via these methods.
So, if you’re seeking your next step as a Support Worker, please apply via the button shown. This vacancy is being advertised by Webrecruit. The services advertised by Webrecruit are those of an Employment Agency.
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Support Workers - Bodmin

Brandon Trust

Bodmin, SW
30+ days ago
Bodmin, SW
30+ days ago

Join learning disability charity Brandon Trust as a support worker and discover a genuinely rewarding role with plenty of training, support, a competitive salary, benefits and opportunities to develop your career. You’ll support people with a learning disability, autism or both at home and in the community to live life in the way they choose. You don’t necessarily need experience as we provide full training.


We are recruiting to two supported living settings is Bodmin.  You’ll join our friendly teams, enabling people with learning disabilities to increase their independence; there’s lots of variety.

 

1. Supporting four adults with a learning disability who share a home together, to be as independent as possible, develop new skills, and proactively make their own decisions, whilst supporting positive risk taking. They have varying needs and require different levels of support in relation to daily living.  Some moving and handling support is needed. They all enjoy a variety of hobbies and interests, including cooking, music, animals, shopping, visiting gardens and National Trust properties. One person is insulin dependent and requires support to manage his condition. Full training and support will be given. (p/t)

 

2. Support for a lady living on her own in the community. You will be required to support her with personal care. She requires her supporters to drive her manual vehicle to enable her to access the community and for trips out promoting independance and choice when possible. There are some 2-1 shifts and a full induction will be given before new starters are required to lone work. (p/t role)

 

You’ll support individuals in all aspects of daily living; from cooking to managing finances. Supporting people with their personal care and medication needs is also key. Find out more about these aspects of the role through videos on our main website.

 

If you’re new to social care, we will support you gain the nationally recognised Care Certificate. If you have experience as a care assistant or care worker in a care home, you’ll discover we provide plenty of on-going training, support to achieve relevant qualifications and career progression. View our 'day in the life of a support worker' video:

 


You’ll need good communication skills and a positive, patient approach. Respectful of people’s differences, you can build professional relationships and have a flexible approach. You can work 24/7 shifts including weekends and evenings / nights.

 

A full, manual driving licence is essential for these roles.

 

We provide a range of benefits.

All support workers work flexible shifts to provide a 24/7 service to the people we support. All Support Workers have the option of working additional hours or sleep-ins in a range of services and are paid £50-£70 extra per sleep-in.

 

Successful applicants for this role will require an enhanced DBS check.

 

View the detailed Job Profile. 

 

We’ll respond to your application within 5 working days.

 

Brandon reserves the right to close this job when sufficient applications have been received.

 

We are an Equal Opportunities employer and welcome applicants from all sections of the community.

 

Coronavirus update:
As a key worker, you’ll need to be available and able to carry out your role during the coronavirus pandemic.

 

In line with the Government and Public Health England guidelines, we have taken appropriate measures in our recruitment process to protect our staff, candidates and the people we support during the coronavirus outbreak.

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Support Worker

National Care Group

Bideford
28 days ago
Bideford
28 days ago
Job Description

Your potential plus our commitment changes lives

Support Workers provide a vital part in providing the people we support with the care and ability to improve their quality of life.

We are currently looking for Part Time Support Workers to join our team in Bideford.

Atlantic Way Care is spread over three individual sites providing 24-hour support for individuals with a vast range of complex Mental Health needs. We are able to support people with Mental Health issues, Learning Disabilities people with conditions such as ADHD, Asperger’s, Autism and people who need help with addiction problems such as drug dependency and alcohol misuse.

Our mission is to enable the people we support to live full, rewarding, and happy lives. Through person centred planning, we support every individual to achieve their potential, to develop new skills and to live as independently as possible within the community. The support we provide is a variation of supporting though difficulties with Mental health, with choices and in extreme cases emergency services. We help prepare and make meals, accessing the community and some personal care. 

We have Part Time positions available.
Shifts can vary from days, earlies, lates, sleep-ins and weekends. 


We know the amazing and life changing work our Support Workers do every day for the people we support, which is why we offer:

  • A Competitive hourly rate of £8.76
  • Specialist and Blended Training and Development – we believe in promoting from within
  • Enhanced Training that includes Induction Training, Service Specific as well as opportunities to complete a Care Certificate and NVQ/QCF
  • Access to Digital Perks where you can gain discounts on gym memberships, shopping, theme parks, travel and more
  • Unlimited Refer a Friend Scheme to earn £300 per successful referral

 

Support Workers provide a vital part in providing the people we support with the care and ability to improve their quality of life.

Your role as a Support Worker will include:
- Providing 1-1 and group support sessions
- Creating engaging and creative ways to interact with the people you support
- Help with accessing the community and taking the people you support to their appointments.
- Set person-centred goals and agreeing on how to reach them
- Help with personal care when required
- Support the running of the home including the cooking and cleaning.

The most important qualities needed in a Support Worker are the ability to treat others with respect, listen to their needs and understand their emotions. Be Kind, friendly and honest

Do you have the necessary values and qualities?
If Yes, Come and join our amazing team

Salary

£8.8 - £9.2 Per Hour

Job Type

Full Time

Posted

6 days ago

Description

Support Worker

Plymouth, Devon

 

Are you a compassionate individual looking for a rewarding role with real purpose? Want to enrich lives and guide people to reach their goals? If so, read on.

 

About Us

 

Working across Devon and Cornwall, Havencare Homes and Support Limited is a forward-thinking charity that provides social care services for people with learning disabilities and autism.

 

Offering supported living and residential care services, we use a range of approaches to empower individuals, help them to be as independent as possible and nurture their potential with dignity and respect.

 

We’re currently looking for Support Workers to join us in Plymouth and provide core support for people with learning disabilities, mental health needs, autism and complex needs. We’ve got various hours and shifts available, so we’ll be able to help you meet your working requirements.

 

The Benefits

 

- Salary of £8.80 - £9.20 plus enhanced night-time pay

- Contributory pension scheme

- Comprehensive employee assistance programme

- Excellent training to ensure you have all the skills you require to succeed

- Ongoing training and career development opportunities

- Contracted hours to suit both the people we support and your circumstances

- Holiday accrued for hours worked (28 days pro rata equivalent)

 

The Role

 

As a Support Worker, you will work with one of several teams across Plymouth, providing inspirational support and guidance to the individuals we work with and their support networks.

 

Specifically, you will:

 

- Utilise tailored support plans

- Support people to engage in meaningful activities

- Promote independence and life skills

- Motivate and support individuals to achieve their goals

- Build strong relationships and help to maintain solid family connections

- Play a key part in delivering outcome-focused support plans

 

About You

 

To join us as a Support Worker, you will need:

 

- To be patient, friendly and understanding

- Good communication skills

- The ability to follow instructions and support plans

 

Experience is desirable but not required as full training will be provided. A full driving licence would also be an advantage.

 

Other organisations may call these roles Trainee Support Worker, Junior Support Worker, Support Hub Co-ordinator, Residential Care Worker, Social Care Worker, or Trainee Social Care Worker.

 

The closing date for these vacancies is the 22nd of March 2021. Applications will be considered as they are received, so we encourage candidates to submit their applications as soon as possible.

 

Please note, these roles are conditional upon receiving an acceptable Enhanced DBS check, subscription to the DBS update services, eligibility to work in the UK and two satisfactory references.

 

Webrecruit and Havencare Homes and Support Limited are equal opportunities employers, value diversity and are strongly committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all employees and all applicants for employment.

 

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