Residential Support Worker (Full-time)

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Residential Support Worker (Full-time)

The Willows, Warminster

Adult Residential Care - LD

£9.10 - £13.88 per hour
Full time position (Day shifts)

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.

"The management and staff all work as a team to ensure everyone feels happy and safe The Willows also provide social skills and encourage service users to be able to be more independent" – Support Worker

  • Full time (40 hours)
  • £9.10 - £13.88 per hour
  • Entry Level £9.10
  • QCF Level 3 £9.25
  • Bank Holiday £13.65 - £13.88 per hour
  • Supportive Management team
  • Funded apprenticeships and diplomas
  • Accredited Positive Behaviour Support Training
  • Receive up to £300 for Employee Referrals
  • Employee of the month awards
  • One homemade cooked meal per shift
  • Long service awards
  • Training and development
  • Paid break
  • Auto Enrolment Pension
  • 24 hour confidential employee advice line
  • Access to blue light card discounts
  • Covid safety procedures in place

About us

The Willows 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 10 people.

A day in the life of a support worker:

  • 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

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 Willows.

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 Willows.

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 Sharon on 01985 215757 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.