Support Worker

Location
Kettering and Rushen
Salary
£9.50 - £10.50 Per Hour
Posted
08 Oct 2021
Closes
05 Nov 2021
Ref
2748
Flexibility
None
Contract Type
Permanent

Support Worker

Are you looking for a rewarding role? We are looking for Support Workers and Senior Support Workers (children & young people) who care about making every moment matter, regardless of their qualifications or experience.

You do not need experience for the Support Worker position but will have a minimum of 2 years related experience for a senior role.

Positions: Support Worker and Senior Support Worker

Locations: Kettering and Rushen

Hours: Full time, part time or bank. There are a range of different shift patterns available to fit in with other commitments you may already have. Waking nights shifts which attract an enhanced rate of pay.

Job type: Permanent

Salary: £9.50 - £10.50 per hour, dependant on role and experience

About the services

There are three residential homes that support and care for children and young people in all aspects of daily living, their ages range from 6 – 19 years old. The team work closely with the individual, their families, local community, and professionals to ensure that their care and support is developed with a structured, meaningful, and person-centred approach.

The role

As Support Worker / Senior Support Worker you will provide practical assistance and emotional support to empower young people to achieve their goals and aspirations, respecting everyone’s individuality and enabling them to make appropriate choices to live the life they wish, in line with their individual support plans.

Key responsibilities include:

 

  • Promote the health, well-being, physical, emotional, cultural and spiritual beliefs of the people supported and ensure they are met in an inclusive way.

 

 

  • Facilitating social, educational or work activities such as visiting family and friends, walks, shopping and other recreational activities of their choice.

 

 

  • General housekeeping duties that can include shopping, domestic duties as well as personal care. As part of the role, you will need to be able to complete a range of records and documents.

 

About you

Are you enthusiastic, compassionate and committed to supporting people in a way which respects their dignity?

We are looking for people who share these core values and are able to apply these to the work that you do. At the heart of the ethos are five key words, these underpin the PRIDE taken in the services.

‘Potential, Responsibility, Integrity, Diversity, Empathy’

You will need to be adaptable and flexible with excellent communication skills and able to work as part of the team.

For support worker positions although an understanding of the role is desirable, it is not essential as training will be provided.

In return you will be offered:

 

  • Refer a friend scheme
  • Employee recognition awards
  • The training and development you’ll need to thrive and a chance to build on the skills you have
  • The opportunity to develop your career within the organisation
  • Free DBS checks
  • Pension
  • Long service awards

 

To protect you, your colleagues and our young people and their families you will be expected to take up the coronavirus vaccination, unless you have a valid medical reason for not doing so.

You will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS and relevant pre-employment checks.

If you want to make a difference, have a calm approach and thrive on working as part of a dynamic team then we would love to hear from you!

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, Senior Support Worker etc.

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