Support Worker

Location
Kettering
Salary
£19,374 per annum (£10.07 per hour) plus enhancements
Posted
28 Oct 2020
Closes
10 Nov 2020
Ref
NTXNL558436
Contract Type
Permanent

Support Worker
Burton Latimer, Kettering (Northampton)
£19,374 per annum (£10.07 per hour) plus enhancements
37 per week (full time) and 22.5 per week (part time)

 

Are you looking to work in health and social care?

Are you patient, resilient and reliable? Do you want a job where you know each day you are making a difference? 

Our client is looking for proactive, reliable, resilient and passionate Support Workers with a ‘can do’ attitude to work in their Learning Disabilities projects; Patrick Court in Burton Latimer.

Patrick Court is currently home to seven adults in their own individual bungalows or flats. The individuals they support have a learning disability, some have a diagnosis of Autism , Sensory Processing Disorder, PDA, Physical disabilities, communication difficulties, or complex needs with associated behaviours.

Helping and caring for others must come naturally to you. You will be outgoing, values-led and motivated and will work as part of a team to help bring the best out of vulnerable people and keep them safe.

There’s never been a greater time to work in Social Care!

Every day will be different. But I can assure you, it will be rewarding; especially in these times where it's people like you keeping the nation ticking.

No two days will be the same! Support could be anything from painting, reading, watching a film, cooking or even watching football, cleaning, personal care e.g. dressing, washing, shaving, going to the toilet. But, ultimately it must be the service users choice; promoting their independence. Although the role is challenging, it is highly rewarding at the same time as the little things you do every day will have life-changing results for the people you support.

Please note that due to the needs of the customers, there may be an element of moving and handling involved in the role; as such, you will need to be willing and able to undertake these duties.

Don’t worry if you don’t have previous experience!

Full training will be provided to help you gain the skills needed to succeed in the role. As an added bonus, you will be paid to train – how good is that! They don’t expect prior experience, although it’s always a bonus, however some life experience or knowledge would be an advantage. You will need a valid driving licence for this role, which enables you to drive manual vehicles.

Shift times vary, usually 7.4 hours per day, around the clock with sleep in shifts and waking nights.

They have various contracts available and welcome applicants that are looking for part-time (22.5 per week) or full-time (37 hours per week).

In return for doing your bit for their community, they will provide these fantastic benefits:

  • c36.5 days leave a year with additional 2 days after 5 years’ service
  • Healthcare Cash Back Plan worth up to £875 per year on your routine healthcare costs e.g. Dentist, opticians etc.
  • Overtime available
  • Pension contributions matched up to 7.5%; including life assurance
  • £250 for successful referral of a friend as a Support Staff
  • Great learning & development and qualification opportunities
  • Free training
  • Discounts and cashback at major retailers
  • Access to employee advice line; with a 24-hour confidential advice service
  • Support to achieve Health & Social Care Diploma
  • Free enhanced DBS check

To keep you safe, PPE will be provided for you and you will be encouraged to socially distance where possible in the role.

Just click apply!

USEFUL TOP TIPS:
You will need to attach a CV in order to apply for this role.
All correspondence will be via your registered email address.
Previous applicants need not apply.
All successful candidates will be required to take a short numerical and literacy test prior to the interview.

As an Equal Opportunities and Disability Confident Employer, our client welcomes applications from all suitably qualified candidates including those from Black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) groups and disabled candidates. As part of their LGBT + Allies Programme, they also welcome applications from members of the LGBT + community and encourage inclusivity in the workplace. 

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