Our client is recruiting caring and positive thinking Support Workers, who are passionate about making a difference in people’s lives to join one of its prestigious staff teams in a Residential Care Home for adults living with learning disabilities and mental health disorders in Rainworth.
Location: Rainworth, Nottinghamshire
Salary: £16,816 - £19,088 per annum, pro-rata (£8.74 - £9.92 per hour)
Hours: 0-37 hours per week (bank, part and full time hours available)
Closing Date: Saturday 31 August 2019
You will be expected to work varied shifts on a rota basis including weekends, bank holidays, night working and sleep-ins. A 33% bonus is paid for waking nights and double time paid for Christmas and New Year shifts. In addition, an allowance of £36.78 is paid for sleep-ins.
As well as a great benefits package and flexible, family friendly working policies, our client fully supports the career progression of their staff and on-going training is provided, as well as opportunities to progress within the organisation. In short, it’s a great place to work!
About the role of Support Worker:
Our client is fully committed to working with people with learning disabilities to increase their independence and inclusion and to support people to maximise control over their lives. As a Support Worker you will provide physical and emotional support and health care of the highest standard, ensuring that respect, dignity and confidentiality is maintained at all times.
Our client is committed to making a difference in the lives of transitioning adults through their drive for excellence. The support they provide is person-centered and may include personal care and domestic duties.
You will be required to work varied shifts on a rota basis, including weekends, bank holidays and sleep- ins. A 33% bonus is paid for waking nights and double time paid for Christmas and New Year shifts.
As a Support Worker you will bereliable, resilient and empathetic in your service delivery and approach. You need to be able to demonstrate an understanding towards individuals who are experiencing great changes in their lives that may have learning difficulties, autism and some behaviours of concern.
Previous experience in a similar role is desirable, although not essential, as full training will be provided. This is a fantastic opportunity to make a difference to the lives of people with learning disabilities whilst further developing your social work skills and career. If you want to be a part of a successful team and share these values, then apply today!
Benefits included with the role of Support Worker include:
- 28.5 days leave (pro rata) + Bank Holidays
- Defined Contribution Pension Scheme and Salary Sacrifice Options for Pensions
- Family Friendly Working Policies e.g. Flexible Working, maternity/ paternity/ adoption leave policies
- Free Enhanced DBS and Training i.e. MAPPA and other qualifications
- Benefits scheme offering discounts and cashback at high street shops and major supermarkets, gyms etc. via Health shield Perks
- Free Health cashback plan and option to upgrade to include family members
- £250 for referring a friend/family member who is appointable and starts employment in a Care Assistant or Support Worker role
- Free access to 24hr assistance program for advice and support
As a Disability Confident and Equal Opportunities Employer, our client welcomes applications from all suitably qualified candidates including those from black and minority ethnic (BME) groups and disabled candidates.
Whilst experience is not essential as full training will be provided we very much welcome previous experience working as: Support Worker, Home Carer, Care Worker, Health Care Assistant, Support Worker, Nurses, Social Care Worker, Care Assistant, Mental Health Care Worker, Voluntary Worker.