Support Worker - Learning Difficulties

13 Jul 2021
10 Aug 2021
Contract Type
Part Time
Support Worker (Learning Disabilities)
Full Time/Part Time
Working across Bath and North East Somerset
GBP10 per hour (Daytimes Monday to Friday) increasing to GBP13.30 for Saturdays and Evening and GBP15 for Sundays and Bank Holidays
Are you a Support Worker or have experience with Learning Disabilities in a community setting?
Are you looking to work for a team that will thoroughly support you?
Are you looking for a role that provides excellent pay enhancements for evenings, weekend work and bank holidays?
Then look no further. The Supported Living Service for Virgin Care, Bath and North East Somerset are looking for passionate individuals to join us to undertake this key role in the community and provide excellent care and support to service users. We are looking for experienced Support Workers to support adults with a learning disability and/or autism to gain and develop their skills and independence. This could be with aspects of daily living, maintaining a tenancy, shopping, personal care tasks or accessing the local community.
Feel Valued
The team are focussed on professional growth and development, and will ensure you feel valued every day. Alongside this, as a Support Worker you will receive:
* Supportive team with regular supervision, mentoring and support
* GBP19,500 Spot Salary, group pension plus excellent pay enhancements of up to 50%.
* Variety of service users to work with in the community setting, no day is the same.
* Flexible working to provide you with that true work / life balance.
* As a large provider of health and social care, opportunities for development amongst the wider contract
* Access to Virgin Tribe - our staff benefits scheme which grants you access to premier offers and discount off all Virgin products including flights, holidays, gyms and media, along with regular competitions and giveaways.
* Feel the difference fund - a GBP100,000 fund to bring 'Feel the difference' to life, giving every employee a chance to have their thoughts and ideas heard.
* Free access to Employee Assistance Programme
* Plus, great annual leave and more!
Feel Proud
Be part of a team who continuously achieve greatness. The team is registered with CQC (Good inspection) and are passionate and committed in ensuring good quality care and support is provided to the people we support. Here are just a few fantastic accolades that the team are proud of:
"Our service has been providing person centred support to its service users for twenty years and we have an established dedicated team"
"The team and wider service have worked hard to build a great reputation with other professionals in the wider LD service."
"We have the flexibility of the hours for example shift patterns. We have good annual leave, the service is open, I can discuss my views and we have full support from management"
Feel the Difference
As a Support Worker, you will be working in a person-centred way to provide support as identified in people's care and support plans.
Ideally we are looking for someone with experience of working in the field of social care and particularly learning disabilities, however, more importantly is having the willingness to learn and the enthusiasm to make a difference.
You must have experience or be comfortable with possible lone working.
We will expect you to be highly motivated, passionate about social care, creative and committed to your own continuous professional development. You will also need to be able to work under pressure and have a good understanding of providing person-centred support.
Virgin Care
We're committed to equal opportunities and welcome a broad diversity of talent to apply. We reserve the right to cease any advertising prior to the published closing date for a role that receives a high number of applications.
As a Disability Confident Committed company, we work in partnership with the Department of Work and Pensions (DWP) to provide facilities, work environment adjustments and technical solutions to make our business an inclusive place for all.
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