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Support Worker, Worcester.

Salary: £10.50ph

Hours: 12-hour shifts preferred, but may be negotiable to 6 hour shifts

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Location :Pirton, Wadborough WR8 9EF – Transport Required due to rural location
Shift times : 12-hour shifts preferred, but may be negotiable to 6 hour shifts

About the Company:

At Pirton Grange we support people who require support with Mental Health and Learning Disabilities.

You will encourage the individuals to make their own day to day decisions and follow their interests. When the people we support need assistance, you will encourage them and promote their independence, enabling them to further develop their life skills.

Holmleigh care are a Supported Living and residential services to adults with autism & learning disabilities. We are different from other care providers; we believe we offer genuine career progression opportunities and provide a great working environment which results in our teams delivering fantastic outcomes for the people we support. Having earned a strong reputation among local authorities for successfully supporting some of the most complex needs within the social care environment, we have almost doubled in size over the last three years and now offer 33 services across the UK and growing.

This means we are committed to best practice in people and business management.

Benefits of working for the Holmleigh Care team:

  • Paid annual leave – 20 days per year + 8 bank holidays
  • Competitive rates of pay with enhanced pay for overtime worked
  • Permanent contracts
  • FREE training to achieve qualifications in Social Care
  • FREE DBS check
  • Career progression path within the company
  • NEST Pension Scheme with employer contribution
  • A paid full induction programme to Care Certificate Standards
  • Earn £200 for every friend you refer (after completion of their 6-month probation)

What we need from you:

As a Support Worker you will be supporting individuals with Autism, Learning Disabilities, Behaviours of concern, Physical Disabilities, Mental Health, Epilepsy and Complex Needs.

Ensuring all clients live a good life that focuses on choice, Independence and equal opportunity is integral to our ethos and all those we support whether this be within our residential homes or supported living services

Holmleigh services include:

  • Residential and supported living services
  • Community support services

Skills and Experience required:

Essential

  • A genuine desire to promote an individual’s independence and provide person centred care
  • Innovative and forward thinking
  • Excellent communication skills are required, as well as excellent listening skills, as you will be supporting people who use various methods of communication
  • Good listening skills
  • Knowledge/experience/desire to support individuals with Mental Health, Learning Disabilities or Challenging Behaviour
  • Good basic comprehension of English language including basic literacy and numerical skills i.e., GCSE level or equivalent
  • Ongoing commitment to own personal development and training

Desirable

  • Level 2/3 Diploma in health and social care or equivalent
  • Hold a full driving licence
  • A relevant First Aid and/or Food Hygiene Certificate

All successful candidates will be subject to an Enhanced DBS Check

Please apply to fill out the form below, email recruitment@holmleigh-care.co.uk or call 01452 300025.

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