Support Worker - Shifnal, Shropshire

  • Bethphage
  • 08 Aug, 2022

Job Description

Support Worker Shifnal

Part Time Position Available  

Can you be an everyday superhero?

 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 (pro-rata 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 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 – our staff receive a birthday card and 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 support worker to join our team in Shifnal supporting an adults with health needs.  

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

Due to the needs of this person applicants must be a driver with access to their own vehicle.

What is a support worker? 

A support worker’s role is exactly helping people to live their lives in the way they choose. You will support people, often in their own homes, to do things that are important to them and detailed in their care plan to ensure they live the independent life they choose.  

The working day is varied and could include a range of activities, from supporting someone to do their weekly shop to just going out for a walk. You will be making a difference to someone’s life every day. 

The most important qualities for a support worker to have are kindness, patience and compassion. 

The service hours are 11.00 -13.00 OR 17.00 – 19.00 Monday through to Sunday. COMPETITIVE PAY  £9.50-£9.56 per hour 

This post will be to work with a very independent adult male, with a great sense of humour and with a love of bikes and technology. 

You will be supporting the individual with domestic tasks, meal preparation and accessing the community to carry out shopping and other tasks.  

This position is best suited to individuals who have a good sense of humour, be proactive and be able to promote independent living skills.  

New to care? 

We offer all the training you need to be able to deliver first-class, person-centred support. You don’t need to have done this type of work before, just have the right values, be positive about the difference you can make and be willing to learn.  

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-centered 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: 

  • Caring 
  • Have a passion for helping others 
  • Ability to work in a team or alone 
  • Full UK drivers Licence 
  • Own car 

Desirable requirements: 

  • 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 Jo Plimmer,  Recruitment Coordinator 07549029850