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Full time Support Worker (DRIVERS)

  • Location:

    Ledbury, Herefordshire

  • Sector:

    Medical and Healthcare, Social Care

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £6403 - £17439 per annum + Benefits

  • Contact:

    Jeet

  • Contact email:

    jeet.kaur@bssocialcare.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    BSC/514530_1558117672

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:

    16/06/2019

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Job Description

An expanding organization are recruiting for Support Workers for their 8 bed Residential Care Home based on a beautiful farm in Ledbury, Herefordshire. You will be working with Adults who have learning disabilities, epilepsy, dementia, ABI, anxiety, deaf, ASD, PTSD and can display challenging behaviour.

Main Job Role:
- Offer therapeutic / emotional support
- Work together in a team to help them with morning and night routines
- Support clients with everyday duties i.e. cooking, cleaning, laundry, shopping etc
- Manage them through their Support Plans (maintain good health and diet)
- Accompany them out & about in the community i.e bank appointments, health visits etc
- Some clients have jobs which you will support them with
- Assist with activities: farming, swimming, arts/crafts, sailing, horse riding, drama, music, cookery etc
- Some aspects or full personal care required but no manual handling / hoisting

Qualifying candidates:
- Have life, paid, personal or voluntary experience in care (any setting / sector)
- Must be a car driver with your own car

Contract / Terms:
- Salary including sleeps is £6,403 - £17,439 per annum = £8.21 an hour
- Full time contracts of 37.5 hours a week
- Monday to Fridays with alternative weekends
- Flexible shift patterns but try follow a rota of 7:30am - 10:30pm & 10:30pm - 7:30am
- Must do at 1 sleep-in every 2 weeks paid at £55 per sleep (potential £1,430 a year)
- Bonus available for any outstanding workers

Benefits (pro rota):
- Full training online and face to face, full induction and care certificate where appropriate
- Chance to complete a free NVQ / QCF qualification whilst you work
- Up to 6.6 weeks paid holiday (28 days) and increases to a maximum of 38 days on anniversary of employment
- Double pay on Bank Holidays
- Access to a 24 hour Employee Assistance counselling programme
- Pension scheme contributions (3% employer & 4% employee)
- Life assurance equal to three times your salary
- Eye care vouchers (dependent on position)

If you have the right skills or experience for this role; then please call Jeet on 0117 9486300 or email your CV with the job reference number to: Jeet.Kaur @ BSSocialCare.co.uk - thank you and good luck with your job search

Connect with me on:
Instagram: J33TS
Twitter: Jeet_JDKS
LinkedIn: Jeet Kaur-Sathi

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