Flexi Support Worker

Recruiter
Peabody
Location
Basildon
Salary
£8.75 - £9.36 per hour
Posted
11 Jun 2018
Closes
09 Jul 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time

New opportunity not to be missed! Peabody's Care & Support have an exciting opportunity for Flexi Support Workers to join their team on a zero hour contract based in South Essex. In return you will receive a competitive salary of £8.75 per hour for Care shifts, £9.36 per hour for Supported Housing shifts and £67.50 for sleep ins.

Peabody's Care & Support services work with over 5500 people across London, Essex and the South East, Our main aim, across all these services, is to offer people just the right amount of support to help them live happy, fulfilled and independent lives. We are committed to putting the most vulnerable first and treating every person as an individual so that they can live more independently, with more dignity, choice and control.

We are currently recruiting experienced Support staff to join our bank of zero hour Flexi Support Staff in South Essex, this includes Basildon, Corringham, Grays and Stanford Le Hope.

We require experience in the following client groups;

- Learning Disability - Care

- Learning Disability - Supported Housing

- Young People Services(ages 16-24)

- Mental Health

- Hostels

The Flexi Support Worker Role

As part of a large pool of zero hour contracted Flexi Staff, you will be booked for ad hoc support shift cover at services matching your skills and experience.  Flexi staff are deployed during periods of staff absence or to cover a vacancy until a permanent staff member has commenced in the post. Deployment of Peabody’s flexi staff is overseen by the Flexi Service Team based at Pembroke House in Pitsea, Essex.

What do you need to become a Flexi Support Worker?

You will be reliable, flexible, motivational and have excellent values. You should be able to demonstrate that they are dedicated to providing outstanding support services to vulnerable adults. A clear understanding of safeguarding is essential.

Other skills needed to become a Flexi Support Worker include:

- Previous care and/or support worker experience

- An understanding of the needs of different vulnerable client groups

- Demonstrate ability to relate respectfully to customer needs

- Ability to encourage independent learning skills using a variety of different forms of communications

- Ability to empathise and advocate for the needs of customers

- Flexibility and reliability in work place / hours / approach

The Benefits

Our employees are our biggest asset and our staff package reflects that. In return, as our Flexi Support Worker, we offer:

- Real Living Wage Employer.

- 25 days leave (plus bank holidays)

- Sleep-in payments £67.50 per night.

- Paid Mileage at 44p per mile.

- Up to 4% pension contribution matched 1:1. 

- Spot Bonus awards.

- Long Service awards.

- Paid Induction Training.

- Paid Enhance DBS

- A generous pension contribution

- Great training and much more.

So what's stopping you? Apply today and become a Flexi Support Worker with Peabody.

This post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.

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