Support Worker - Learning Disabilities

  • Job Reference: 00046133-1
  • Date Posted: 14 May 2022
  • Recruiter: CV-Library
  • Location: Bardney, Lincolnshire
  • Salary: £10.00 to £10.05 Per Hour
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Support Worker - Learning Disabilities - Lincolnshire
**The advertised salary is based on a full-time contract in which you are expected to work every other weekend. Home From Home Care has implemented a £1 per hour pay increase when working between 22:00pm Friday to 7:00am Monday**
* £100 on completion of probation
* Part time and full time contracts available
* Standby sleep-in requirement (to be paid at £80.19 per sleep-in completed)
The benefits
✔ Bonus of £100 on completion of your probationary period
✔ £300 Refer a friend scheme
✔ Loyalty bonus for no unplanned leave
✔ Variety of shift patterns
✔ Mentoring and training designed around you
✔ Fast Track development pathway to a number of roles
✔ Fully paid DBS, training, and meals on shift
✔ Covid-19 vaccination offered immediately
How we support you
✔ Aspire calls for career support
✔ Monthly one2ones to give your feedback
✔ Occupational health support
✔ Free 24/7 counselling service
About you
We’re looking for energetic, enthusiastic and compassionate Support Workers to join our growing team at Home From Home Care. For this role, you will need a keen drive to make a difference to the lives of the individuals we support.
We look for 5 key qualities in our Support Workers – integrity, self-awareness, humility, passion and pro-activeness. If you hold these, then read on to learn more about this exciting role.
About the role
As a Support Worker you’ll work as part of our ONE TEAM to deliver exceptional care and support to the individuals living within the homes. A large part of your role is to help individuals gain new life skills, connect with their communities, and provide outcomes to help them to live an ‘ordinary’ life. As part of 'Project Un-lock it' we are focussing on increasing activities for the Individuals We Support in their wider communities. Therefore we are looking for staff members that want to be out every day, engaging in different, exciting and fun activities and encouraging the Individuals We Support to try new things.
CAREER PROGRESSION -. Our mentoring scheme gives you skills and knowledge to progress into senior roles FAST, with ongoing training furthering your development. The sky is the limit. You’ll meet great people and learn new things as part of a diverse team where everyone is welcome.
During the 12 month period between 1st December 2018 and 1st December 2019, 22% of our entire team progressed into new roles, with a total of 117 secondments. Furthermore, 96% of our current Registered and Assistant Managers have been internally promoted, all of whom joined us as Support Workers.
CAREER STARTING ROLE - As Support Worker we’ll mentor you to support individuals with complex needs as part of our ONE TEAM delivering exceptional care in our specialist homes. Every day is different, where exciting and fun activities encourage the individuals to try new things, learn new life skills, connect with their communities, and live an ‘ordinary’ life. Sometimes, it's about bringing a surprise horse to a birthday party or arranging an inflatable pub (yes, this happened!).
YOUR FUTURE – You’ll begin your career as a Support Worker… but then where? Registered Manager, Transitions, IT Tech Guru and anywhere in between. You really can progress to any role with drive and dedication.
About us - Home From Home Care
We are a family run company making a real difference in the world of care.
Over the past 14 years we have developed specialist integration homes for adults with learning disabilities and complex special needs. Combining our family perspective with our ONE TEAM Working approach, we create dynamic and therapeutic services around each individual in exceptional environments. We are rated Outstanding by CQC and Platinum by Investors in People