Residential Support Worker (Immediate Start)

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Residential Support Worker (Immediate Start)

Autonomy Life, The Oaks, Malvern

Adult Residential Care - LD

£9.10 - £13.88 per hour
Part time & full time contracts available

Prefer to send us a paper application?

You can apply for this position online by clicking the APPLY NOW button. If you would prefer to download and complete a paper version, simply print and complete the PDF version provided here.

Please return your completed application form to: Autonomy Care Group,  67 Roundpond, Melksham, Wiltshire  SN12 8EB.

Do you have experience with caring for a loved one and would consider a career in care that’s local to you?

You do not need experience, we recruit our team based on attitude and values, we will train you.

Immediate contracts available at The Oaks:

  • £9.10 - £9.25 an hour
  • Up to £13.88 per hour on bank holidays
  • Full time and part time support worker roles available, let us know how many hours you are looking for and we can try our best to accommodate
  • Support Worker shift patterns include: 7am - 3pm and 2pm till 10pm

Our commitment to you

  • Guaranteed contracted hours
  • £9.10 - £13.88 per hour
  • £9.10 per hour working towards QCF level 2 (or equivalent)
  • £9.25 per hour QCF level 2 (or equivalent)
  • Bank Holiday £13.65 - £13.88 per hour
  • Overtime paid
  • Holiday top-up payments made for regular overtime (T's & C's apply)
  • Great work/life balance
  • Supportive Management team
  • Funded apprenticeships and diplomas
  • Care Certificate (for those with no previous care experience or qualifications)
  • Accredited Positive Behaviour Support Training
  • Receive up to £300 for Employee Referrals
  • Auto Enrolment Pension
  • 24 hour confidential employee advice line

About the role

The Oaks is a residential home for adults who have learning disabilities and complex needs, including behaviours that may challenge, autism and other associated issues. The main home has accommodation for up to 6 people.

A day in the life of a support worker:

  • Days; 7am - 3pm - Week 1 Sunday / Week 2 : Saturday and Sunday
  • Nights; 9.45pm-7.45am 35 hours per week - Week 1 Saturday / Week 2 Saturday and Sunday
  • Everyday tasks such as shopping, sitting services and light housework to encourage self-help skills
  • Creating fun and engaging activities
  • Assisting with cooking and support in the kitchen
  • Assisting with fantastic days out with our service users
  • Assisting with personal care with our service users
  • Completing relevant documentation
  • Administer medication to service users
  • Attending meetings and undertaking training as required
  • Completing hourly welfare checks of service users during the night

About you

We asked our residents what they like about the about the people that support them, they didn’t mention qualifications, they said they like kind, caring and happy people.

If you have the right attitude and values we will provide you with the training and development you need to be confident and competent in your role.
We are looking for people who:

  • Are caring and respectful who will enable the people we support to have a high quality of life and make their own decisions
  • Are flexible and adaptable who want to go the extra mile if it means making a positive difference to Service User lives
  • Are enthusiastic with excellent communication skills committed to developing positive working relationships

Covid Update

It is an expectation that all staff are to have had or be part of the Covid- 19 vaccination process unless they can provide an exemption reason.

We are following the Government’s Guidelines to ensure the safety of our service users and our staff to limit the spread of infection across our Autonomy Life service, at The Oaks.

We are committed in all aspects of safety for our team and service users, to reassure everyone that we always have full PPE supplies.

Our early adoption of the vaccine means as a key worker you will have access to an early vaccination, alongside weekly tests, known as PCR testing, whilst working at The Oaks.

New to Care?

Try the interactive video challenge link below ‘A Question of Care: a Career for YOU’ to see what a career in care is like. At the end you'll receive a detailed personal profile that tells you if you’ve got what it takes to join us!

https://www.aquestionofcare.org.uk/

How to Apply

Please click the ‘apply now’ button or call Adina on 01684 572079 for an informal discussion / application form.

Safeguarding Commitment

We are committed to the safety and well-being of the individuals who use our services and promote safer recruitment practices.