Support Workers

Location
Plwmp, Llandysul
Salary
Between £7.50 and £7.90 per hour
Posted
31 Jul 2017
Closes
28 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Due to new service users moving in, we currently have vacancies for support workers at our residential care service in Plwmp, Ceredigion.

Inspiration Lifestyle Services Limited is a private organisation providing residential support services across West Wales. We are a fast growing company with excellent opportunities for growth within our company.

We provide residential care and support services for younger adults with learning disabilities, complex mental health problems, autistic spectrum conditions and associated challenging behaviours. Service users are supported to live independent lives and participate in a range of community activities, including work placements, social events and sporting activities.

Full training and support is given to all new staff. All staff are provided with company-funded places on a QCF Diploma in Health and Social Care. Career progression available to staff who demonstrate the required skills and abilities - one of our core values is to promote staff internally and to support them to develop.

Our commitment to staff is demonstrated by the award of the Investors in People Gold Accreditation in April 2015.

About the candidate

Previous experience in this area of work is not crucial but a genuine interest in supporting people with learning disabilities, autism and mental health issues is essential.

Qualifications are also not essential. We value people with good life experiences and practical skills, together with common sense and excellent communication skills.

Candidates should be resilient, have experience of working in a team and be willing to participate in service user led activities.

Hours

We have full-time (37.5 hours per week) and part-time (22.5-30 hours per week) positions available.

We also have casual, as required, work available.

Staff  normally work a flexible shift pattern on a rota basis. Flexible working requests will be considered.

Pay and Benefits

  • Between £7.50 and £7.90 per hour depending on qualifications and experience and enhanced rates of pay on bank holidays
  • Company funded private medical insurance scheme
  • Access to an Employee Assistance Programme, provided by AXA
  • Annual bonus scheme, allowing you to earn up to £730 extra per year
  • Additional annual leave entitlement based on length of service
  • Generous employer pension contributions of 3% of gross pay
  • Generous paid compassionate leave entitlement
  • DBS fee refunded after 1 year's employment, all subsequent checks funded by us
  • Online rota system with 24 hour access

Apply

To apply, please apply through Indeed or send your CV to Ben Jones (HR Director) by clicking apply