Support Worker Micholls House

Chalfont St Giles, Buckinghamshire, England
£14672.00 - £18660.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
29 Sep 2016
27 Oct 2016
Vacancy Filler
Contract Type
Full Time

Support Worker, Micholls House

Full time (37.5 hours per week) and part time positions

Starting salary between £7.50 - £8.20 per hour Monday to Friday day shifts

£10.03 - £10.96 per hour nights, weekends and bank holidays

Overtime shifts may also be available

Are you flexible?

Eager to learn new skills ?

Interested in a job where no two days are the same?

With the right induction, training, support and supervision you could be just the person we are looking for to fulfil an exciting role as a Support Worker: Micholls House provides 24 hour support to residents that have epilepsy, learning difficulties, mental health and autism. We are looking for people who have patience, compassion and a desire to enhance the lives of people who have complex needs.

If you have previous experience of working with people who have complex needs this would be helpful, although no previous experience is required as we will provide you with a full, comprehensive and specialised ongoing training package. Upon successful completion of your induction and probation period there are lots of opportunities to progress, enhance your skills, knowledge and personal development, including a nationally recognised Level 2 or 3 Diploma in Health & Social care.

The range of support needs varies, and your main aim is to support the residents to live a full, active, varied life, empowering them to make decisions; pursue leisure, social, educational and recreational activities, and be part of a team that puts the person first, making a vital difference to the individual.

Benefits include free parking onsite; personal pension scheme; paid DBS; generous annual leave allowance; unsocial hours pay enhancements and overtime shifts may also be available.

To apply, please complete an application form, clearly explaining how you meet the person specification for this role.

If you would like an informal chat, or to arrange to visit Micholls House, please ring 01494 601364 during office hours.

A Disclosure & Barring (DBS) check will be required before appointment is confirmed.

Epilepsy Society is an equal opportunities employer