Support worker-Oswestry

  • Bethphage
  • Oswestry, UK
  • 19 Feb, 2024
Permanent

Job Description

Full-Time & Part-time available. Must have Manuel UK licence

£10.42 per hour

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

Benefits of joining our team!

  • Competitive pay
  • 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.
  • 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 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 £200 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 creative Support Worker to join our fantastic person-centred support team in Oswestry. You will need a Full UK Manuel Driving Licence. The services support a number of adults with disabilities. You will aid them to access activities and work towards their independence. The ladies like to shop, go for coffee and cake and sometimes a trip to the pub. The guys like a drive and going out for a walks. The role is to champion the adults to live their best possible life!

*Personal care is needed with this role

This vacancy is a fantastic opportunity for someone who is looking for a new challenge working in a person-centred positive behaviour organisation.

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. This role is female drivers only*

*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

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 with business insurance ESSENTIAL
  • Caring, Passionate about supporting people to live a happy and fulfilled life.
  • A good communicator and be able to listen.
  • Have a good sense of humour
  • The ability to stay calm and adapt to changes in situations

Desirable requirements:

  • Level 2 or 3 Health & 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

Salary

10.42 per hour