Posted time 2024/04/01 Location Whitchurch Job type Support Worker

Full & Part-time Female Support Worker

£11.50 per hour

£189 for sleep duties this is based on three per month

Benefits of joining or team.

  • Competitive pay
  • High quality training- we provide all the training you need to deliver first class support;
  • 28 days holiday in your first year, increasing to 33 day after five years and then 38 days after ten-years’ service.
  • Comprehensive induction programme including shadow shifts – which means you’ll be fully supported to understand the role whilst getting to know the team and the people you will support
  • Free and confidential counselling services for you and your family
  • A Simply Health Cash Plan- to help you with healthcare costs including dental, physiotherapy, chiropody, optical, new child payment, prescriptions and more
  • Long service rewards starting at £100 increasing to £150 depending on length of service – we believe our staff are our greatest asset and we want to reward you for your hard work and commitment to Bethphage
  • Contributory Pension scheme
  • Development opportunities- we want to support you in your career in care, from becoming a mental health first aider, to career progression- from support worker to service manager, your development is our development
  • Regular supervisions with your manager, team meetings and feedback
  • Refer-a-Friend Award – earn £200 every time you successfully refer a friend and they complete their probation.
  • Birthday recognition – an Amazon e-voucher every year
  • Paid enhanced DBS certificate
  • Access to the “Blue light Card” scheme that offers discounts to social care staff in a range of shops both online and on the High street

We are looking for a full-time support worker to support a young lady living in her own home who has Oppositional defiance Disorder and Global Delay.

*For the purpose of the advert we will refer to the young lady as Hannah

Hannah lives in Whitchurch Shropshire which is in walking distance of the Town centre with a wide variety of amenities such as shops, theatre, local green areas/parks, train station and public transport.

Hannah is very keen to be involved in the recruitment of her own team. In her own words, Hannah is looking for the following:

  • Someone who is understandable
  • Someone who is kind
  • Someone who is funny
  • Someone who likes doing activities
  • Someone with a good sense of humour
  • Someone who is fun
  • Someone who is outgoing
  • Someone who is into makeup
  • Someone who is a good listener
  • Someone who respects my rules and privacy
  • Someone who loves their job

Hannah describes herself as a happy person who is relaxed and calm and also very chatty. She is a good singer, witty confidents and a kind respectful person who loves banter. She has a good sense of humour, is very arty and is fashionable.

This vacancy is a fantastic opportunity for someone who is looking for a new challenge working in a person-centred positive behaviour organisation. The role is to provide 1:1 support with no personal care required.

What is a support worker?

A support worker is great at building relationships, they are kind and respectful, patient and support people to live the life they choose. It is varied role and can include anything from supporting someone with household tasks such as cooking to supporting with hobbies and interests. Every day is different as a support worker and you will be making a difference to someone’s life every day.

Why choose Bethphage?

We have over 25 years’ experience delivering first-class person-centred support with all of our services being rated as “Good” by CQC. You will be joining an organisation that is devoted to delivering the best possible support to make a difference in people’s lives. Bethphage is a registered charity which was established in 1994 and provided support to adults with learning disabilities, autism and mental health needs in Shropshire and the Wet Midlands.

About You:

Essential Requirements:

  • Full UK Manual Driving licence with business insurance
  • Caring and passionate about supporting people to live a happy and fulfilled life
  • A good communicator and be able to listen
  • The ability to stay calm and adapt to changes in situations. .

Desirable Requirements:

  • Experience of working with LD
  • Experience of lone working
  • Experience of supported living in the community

*Some of our roles require males, females, race and age specific employees only. Where this is indicated, this is a genuine occupational requirement in accordance with the Equality Act 2010

If you would like more information, please get in touch with our recruitment team by calling: 01743 272880 or drop us an email at: Interview Date: TBC

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