Support Worker (Supported Living)

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Support Worker (Supported Living)

Autonomy Care

Supported Living role in Westbury

£12.10 - £13.80 an hour

30 hours per week

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.

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This is a Supported Living position providing care for individuals with complex needs and behaviours that may challenge.

Autonomy Care supports people in their day-to-day lives, helping them to enjoy the comfort and familiarity of their own homes while ensuring that their wellbeing, and care needs are met, 24 hours a day.

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

Application Process

Once you have sent your application a member of our recruitment team will review. If you have been shortlisted we will give you a call and go through a few questions about you and your experience. If you have not been successful you will receive an email letting you know.

Please do not telephone or visit us for an update on the progress of you application, we will contact you however due to the large volumes of applications we receive it may take up to 3 working days.

Join us and you can expect

  • Monday to Friday Days £12.10 per hour
  • Monday to Friday Evenings £12.85 per hour
  • Saturday and Sunday Days £12.85 per hour
  • Saturday and Sunday Evenings £13.80 per hour
  • Holiday top-up payments made for regular overtime( T&C's)
  • Paid business mileage (Cars 45p per mile)
  • Sleep in rate £80.19 per night

Benefits

  • £300 Welcome Bonus
  • Employee Referral Scheme
  • Long Service Awards
  • Employee of the Month Awards
  • Supportive Management Team
  • Full Time Mental Health First Aiders who are there for you when you need them
  • Free meal provided on 24 hours shifts
  • 24 Hour Confidential Employee Advice Line
  • Access to Blue Light Card Discounts

Shifts

  • 30 hours per week
  • 9:45am – 10.00pm
  • 24 hour shifts are 9:45am – 10.00pm, sleep in, 7.00am – 10.00am
  • Working alternate weekends essential

How to Apply

Please click the ‘apply now’ button to complete an application form.

Job description

  • 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

Training and Development

  • Funded apprenticeships and diplomas
  • Accredited Positive Behaviour Management Training
  • Mandatory Training provided

About you

You will:

  • Hold a valid driving licence with access to a vehicle
  • Have a minimum of 2 years support work experience working with people with complex needs and behaviours that challenge

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 if it means making a positive difference to someones life
  • Enthusiastic with excellent communication skills committed to developing positive working relationships

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.