NFP People
Buckinghamshire (On-site)
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Buckingham, Buckinghamshire
£19305 Per Annum plus 10% night shift allowance - (£9.50ph)
Permanent, Part-time, Full-time
Job description

Support Worker

We are seeking Support Workers in the Aylesbury and High Wycombe area. If you want to start a career in Supported Housing and want to make a difference to people’s lives apply today!

Position: Support Assistant and Night Assistant roles available

Location: Aylesbury

Hours: Full time, part time and bank hours available

Salary: £19,305 per annum plus 10% night shift allowance - (£9.50ph)

About the role:

There are various roles available within this service; Full time, Part time and also Relief Work, which gives you more flexibility of the days and times you work so is perfect to fit in around other commitments you may have.

As a Support Worker you will have the opportunity to help people choose the life they want to live. Seeing to it that these people are able to grow, develop and achieve their goals, you will deliver support and guidance that has the scope to be life-changing. You will also support to maintain tenancies.

Every day will present you with new challenges and opportunities. That might mean you’ll assist your customers in days out and social activities, and you will be there as a trusted support.

Through the organisations housing, care and support services we enable people facing a wide variety of challenging circumstances to lead more resilient and independent lives.

About you:

This role isn’t for everyone, at times it’s tough. And at others incredibly rewarding. You will need to be resilient, empathetic and able to leave your work at work and not take it home with you.

You’ll be able to use a computer, which will make keeping on top of the admin that much easier.

As a minimum requirement you’ll need:

  • An understanding of the varying needs and requirements of the customer groups that you will be supporting
  • To be able to work as part of a team, and communicate clearly
  • A can-do attitude, with the capacity to develop positive working relationships with internal colleagues and external agencies
  • To be flexible, with the ability to work a shift pattern that includes days, nights and weekends

In return:

As well as knowing what you do makes a real difference you will also receive the following benefits package:

  • 25 days holiday, rising to 30 with length of service + 8 bank holidays per year
  • Option to ‘Buy’ up to an extra 5 days’ holiday
  • 2 days paid leave on top for volunteering
  • Paid overtime or Time Off in Lieu – if you do more hours than contracted hours we’ll give you that time back
  • Pension scheme where if you pay 6%, we’ll top it up to a total of 15%
  • Life Assurance equal to 3x your base pay
  • Free and confidential counselling services (provided by AXA)
  • Eye care scheme, £25 towards a test and £50 towards glasses or lenses needed

Whilst experience is not essential as full training will be provided, we very much welcome previous experience of working with adults with learning disabilities, Care Worker, Health Care Assistant, Support Worker, Nurses, Social Care Worker, Care Assistant, Mental Health Care Worker, Voluntary Worker.

Posted on: 20 December 2021
Closed date: 19 January 2022 at 23:30
Job ref: 2960
Tags: Support Worker, Nursing