Support Worker - Learning Difficulties

Recruiter
Confidential
Location
Lincoln
Salary
9.00 - 9.30 GBP Annual + Bonus upon completing probation
Posted
24 Aug 2021
Closes
21 Sep 2021
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Support Worker - Learning Disabilities - Lincolnshire

**All pay rates have now been increased to GBP9/hour minimum regardless of age!**

?? GBP9 - GBP9.30 per hour (depending on experience)

?? Part time and full time contracts available

?? Standby sleep-in requirement (to be paid at GBP78.48 per sleep-in completed)

The benefits

?? Covid vaccinations immediately available

?? Every other weekend off

?? Bonus of GBP100 on completion of probation

?? Free DBS

?? Free training

?? Free meals during shift

?? Pension scheme with company contributions

?? Paid mileage (for multi-base roles)

?? Free cinema tickets upon passing probation

?? Non-uniform

?? GBP300 Refer a friend scheme

?? Apprenticeships

How we support you

??? Aspire calls for career support
??? Monthly one2ones to give your feedback
??? Occupational health support
??? Free 24/7 counselling service

About you

We're looking for energetic, enthusiastic and compassionate Support Workers to join our growing team at Home From Home Care. For this role, you will need a keen drive to make a difference to the lives of the individuals we support.

We look for 5 key qualities in our Support Workers - integrity, self-awareness, humility, passion and pro-activeness. If you hold these values, then read on to learn more about this exciting role.

About the role

As a Support Worker you'll work as part of our ONE TEAM to deliver exceptional care and support to the individuals living within the homes. A large part of your role is to help individuals gain new life skills, connect with their communities, and provide outcomes to help them to live an 'ordinary' life. As part of 'Project Un-lock it' we are focussing on increasing activities for the Individuals We Support in their wider communities. Therefore we are looking for staff members that want to be out every day, engaging in different, exciting and fun activities and encouraging the Individuals We Support to try new things.

When you join, you'll receive paid induction, which includes comprehensive training and shadow shifts with the individuals we support. We are a provider of choice for those new to care, therefore this role is ideal for anybody looking to start a career within the care industry or with previous experience (including those with an NVQ 2).

Career progression

If you've got the potential, the work ethic and the values, it's likely you'll have the opportunity to progress into a more senior role or a specialism. We always play to the strengths of our staff, which may include a skill set or an area of interest.

During the 12 month period between 1st December 2018 and 1st December 2019, 22% of our entire team progressed into new roles, with a total of 117 secondments. Furthermore, 96% of our current Registered and Assistant Managers have been internally promoted, all of whom joined us as Support Workers.

About us - Home From Home Care

We are a family run company making a real difference in the world of care.

Over the past 14 years we have developed specialist integration homes for adults with learning disabilities and complex special needs. Combining our family perspective with our ONE TEAM Working approach, we create dynamic and therapeutic services around each individual in exceptional environments. We are rated Outstanding by CQC and Gold by Investors in People.

Join Our Dynamic Team

If you have previously applied for a role with us and were unsuccessful, please wait 6 months before reapplying.

Please note due to Covid-19 protocol it is policy that all staff will wear appropriate PPE including masks whilst supporting in the homes as well as undergo regular testing.

*As a social care provider there is an expectation that all newly recruited staff will have the COVID-19 vaccination