Support Worker (S/W-Chesterfield )

Overview

Reference
S/W-Chesterfield

Salary
£8 - £8.60/hour

Job Location
- United Kingdom -- England -- East Midlands -- Derbyshire -- Chesterfield

Job Type
Permanent

Posted
Tuesday, December 03, 2019


SUPPORT WORKER – Chesterfield 

The Heathcotes Group is a specialist provider of residential and supported living services for adults with Learning Disabilities, mental health needs and associated challenging behaviour. We have over 65 services nationally and have ambitious growth plans for the future. As such we are looking for you to join our team and grow with us!

We are an excellent company to work for. Our aim is to enable our service users to make life choices, be socially included and take a full and active part in their community. We value our staff as much as the individuals we support; we can offer an excellent work-life balance, opportunities for progression as well as none pay related benefits.

We are currently seeking full time support workers for our residential homes in Chesterfield.  Loundsley House & Pennine.

The Role of a Support Worker:

  • Encourage individuals to live a life that makes sense to them.
  • Provide emotional support and encouragement where and when it is needed.
  • Always using a person-cantered approach.
  • Monitoring & reporting changes in health, behaviour and needs to relevant professionals.
  • Ensuring the home is organised according to the needs of the service users and that safety measures are in place, you may also be expected to assist with housework, shopping, laundry.
  • Transporting individuals or escorting to medical or other appointments and social activities.
  • Supporting those who need it with budgeting and money management.


Requirements:

  • A compassionate and friendly can-do attitude.
  • A willingness to work some evenings, weekends & bank holidays.
  • Drivers preferred but not essential.

Shift Pattern:  As a Support Worker your shifts are usually 12-14 hours working 4 on 3 off planned in advance on a rolling rota and will include work every other weekend

What we offer in return:

  • Pay rate is between £8.10-£9.65 per hour dependant on qualifications/experience.
  • Paid holidays & Paid enhanced DBS check.
  • Pension scheme.
  • 12-week induction programme working towards achieving the Care Certificate & ongoing training support.
  • Excellent career progression opportunities.
  • Refer a friend scheme of £50 (ts&cs apply).

If you are looking for a long and rewarding career, where you can really make a difference to the lives of the people we support, and you feel that you have the right values, attitude, and experience for the role of Support Worker, then we are keen to hear from you!


Contact information

Jade Hall


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