£189 per month for sleep-in duties based on three sleep in duties per month
We are looking for support workers to join our team in Prees supporting adults with learning disabilities, autism and mental 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 we are looking for female support workers.
*Some of our roles require males, females and race specific employees only, where this is indicated this is a genuine occupational requirement in accordance with the Equality Act 2010.
A support worker’s role is exactly what it says on the tin- to support 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 going swimming with them. 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.
Some of our roles will include personal care and managing medication.
You will be joining a fantastic team in Prees supporting a lady with moderate learning disabilities and Mental Health needs in her own home. This will involve day shifts and sleep in cover.
She enjoys crafts, meals out, shopping, computers, chatting, cooking, going for walks, swimming, listening to music and being part of her community. She is a people person and enjoys company, friendship and contact with her family and she needs to know that those around her will keep her safe, where possible, as this can create anxiety for her.
The position is best suited to people with a great sense of humour, energy, enthusiasm and an understanding of the barriers associated with various types of disabilities.
New to care?
We offer all the training you need to be able to deliver first-class, person-centered 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!
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.
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