Support Worker

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Support Worker

Weavers Lodge, Castle Cary

Adult Residential Care - LD

£12.00 - £12.15 per hour

Various 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.

Weavers Lodge is a residential home supporting individuals with learning disabilities and complex needs, that may also include a dual mental health diagnosis, to enable their successful transition into, and participation within, their local community. The home has accommodation for 6 permanent residents as well as 2 rooms for respite, assessment and short-term placement support.

Skilled worker sponsorship is available to candidates who have already been living in the UK for at least 12 months.

Join us and you can expect

  • Starting from £12.00 per hour
  • Level 2 qualified £12.15
  • Holiday top-up payments made for regular overtime (T&C's)
  • Paid break
  • One homemade cooked meal per shift

Benefits

  • Welcome Bonus £300 (T&C's can be found here)
  • Receive up to £300 for Employee Referrals (T&C's can be found here)
  • Employee of the Month Awards
  • Long Service Awards
  • Access to blue light card discounts
  • Full Time Mental Health First Aiders who are there for you when you need them
  • 24-hour confidential employee advice line

Shifts

  • Working alternate weekends is essential
  • Various contracts available from 25-40 hours
  • Offering both days and nights roles

Training and Development

  • Funded apprenticeships and diplomas
  • Accredited Positive Behaviour Management Training
  • Mandatory Training Provided
Weavers Lodge

Job Description

  • Socialising with our residents and giving emotional support when needed
  • Assisting with personal care with residents when required
  • Complete relevant documentation for the residents you support
  • Undertake cleaning duties in accordance with the home’s standards and expectations
  • Administer medication to service users
  • Attending meetings and undertaking training as required

About You

You will:

  • Live within a 20-mile radius of Castle Cary

We are looking for people who are:

  • Caring and respectful enabling the people we support to have a high quality of life and make their own decisions
  • Flexible and adaptable will to go the extra mile to make a positive difference to someone’s life
  • Enthusiastic with excellent communication skills committed to developing positive working relationships

This role is exempt under the Equality Act 2010, Schedule 9, Part 1

Equal Opportunities Statement

We are an equal opportunities employer, and we welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their sex; religious or similar philosophical belief; political opinion; race; age; sexual orientation; or, whether they are married or are in a civil partnership; or, whether they are disabled; or whether they have undergone, are undergoing or intend to undergo gender reassignment.

Safeguarding Commitment

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

If you do not disclose something in your application that could prevent you working with children or vulnerable adults, this could result in you being referred to the police and/or DBS as it is a criminal offence for any person who is barred from working with children and/or vulnerable adults to apply for a role in a regulated activity.

If you have made a declaration in relation to a conviction that does not threaten the safety of the vulnerable people, we support we will consider your application and explore further during the recruitment process.