Support Worker-Broseley

£9.56 - £9.77 hourly
  • Bethphage
  • Broseley TF12, UK
  • 08 Aug, 2022
Permanent

Job Description

Support Worker – Broseley

Full & Part Time Positions Available

£189 for sleep duties, this is based on 3 per month

Benefits of joining our team!

  • Competitive pay
  • Flexible shift patterns
  • Paid training- we provide all the training you need to deliver first class support; this includes supporting you to gain your Level 2 & 3 Health and Social Care qualification
  • 28 days holiday in your first year, increasing to 33 day after five years and then 38 days after ten-years’ service(Pro-rata).
  • Comprehensive induction programme including shadow shifts – which means you’ll be fully supported to understand the role whilst getting to know the team and the people you will support
  • Free and confidential counselling services for you and you and your family
  • A Simply Health Cash Plan- to help you with healthcare costs including dental, physiotherapy, chiropody, optical, new child payment, prescriptions and more
  • Long service rewards starting at £100 increasing to £150 depending on length of service – we believe our staff are our greatest asset and we want to reward you for your hard work and commitment to Bethphage
  • Contributory Pension scheme
  • Development opportunities- we want to support you in your career in care, from becoming a mental health first aider, to career progression- from support worker to service manager, your development, is our development
  • Regular supervisions with your manager, team meetings and feedback
  • Refer-a-Friend Award – earn £300 every time you successfully refer a friend and they complete their probation.
  • Birthday recognition – an Amazon e-voucher every year
  • Paid enhanced DBS certificate
  • Access to the “Blue light Card” scheme that offers discounts to social care staff in a range of shops both online and on the Highstreet

We are looking for a friendly and positive support worker, who will work closely with the team to promote a positive culture in the service of a young gentleman with autism and a learning disability.

The individual we support is very independent and enjoys carrying out physical activities such as gardening, dog walking, swimming, gym etc. He has a great sense of humour and is very knowledgeable about TV programs, current affairs and sport. You will be providing a variety of support needs including cooking, cleaning, medication management and day to day activities in house and in the community.

This position is suited to individuals who are committed, patient and dedicated to working as a team to continue to improve this gentleman’s quality of life.

Sleep in support is required.

Please note applicants must be able to drive with a current driving licence.

Due to the needs of this person and the requirements of the service, any female applicants must be over 40*

* Some of our roles requires males, females, race and age specific employees only. Where this is indicated, this is a genuine occupational requirement in accordance with the  Equality Act 2010.

What is a support worker?

A support worker is great at building relationships, kind, respectful, patient and supports people to live they life they choose. It is a varied role that can include anything from supporting someone with household tasks like cooking to supporting someone with their hobbies and interests. Everyday is different as a support worker and you will be making a difference to someone’s life everyday.

£9.56-£9.77 per hour

*Some of our roles requires males, females, race and age specific employees only. Where this is indicated, this is a genuine occupational requirement in accordance with the Equality Act 2010

You already have what it takes to get started, your life skills are invaluable to us!

Why choose Bethphage?

We have over 25 years’ experience delivering first-class, person-centred support, with all of our services being rated “Good” by the CQC. You will be joining an organisation that is devoted to delivering the best possible support to make a difference in people’s lives

Bethphage is a registered charity which was established in 1994 and provides support to adults with learning disabilities, autism and mental health needs in Shropshire and the West Midlands.

Essential Requirements:

  • Full UK Drivers Licence
  • An understanding of Person-Centred Planning and positive behaviour support.
  • To be able to work using own initiative as well as part of a team
  • Good communication skills

Desirable requirements:

  • Experience of working with people with complex needs
  • Good IT Knowledge/Skills
  • Level two diploma in Health and Social Care
  • Level three diploma in Health and Social Care

The interview process:

Once you have completed your application form on-line, we will call you to have an informal chat to discuss the role.  Where safe, the second interview will be face-to-face and involve the people we support.  The whole process is relaxed and gives us the opportunity to get to know you and, you to get to know Bethphage.

A full detailed job description can be obtained by contacting our HR team on 01743 272880

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