Support Worker- Shrewsbury

We are looking for full time and casual Support Workers to join our fantastic person-centred organisation.

This is a wonderful opportunity for someone looking for a new challenge in a brand-new service in the Shrewsbury area.

We require dedicated and passionate people to support a 30-year-old male who has learning disabilities. We are looking for individuals who enjoy working within a team to improve this gentleman’s quality of life in a proactive way.

This is an amazing opportunity to be part of a brand-new service from day one and assist the staffing and management team to deliver a high-quality care and make a difference within the service.

The support provided is on a 2:1 basis.

You will need to have good communication skills

Experience in working with severe learning disabilities however training will be provided

Experience in a complex care environment or care setting – extensive shadow shifts provided with the staff team and management

Ability to work pro-actively

Have a passion for positive engagement

Primary Duties 

  • Communicating effectively
  • Upholding dignity and protecting privacy
  • Working co-operatively
  • Treating people fairly
  • Working responsibly
  • Continuing to learn

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

37.5 hours per week.

£9.30 per hour

 

About our organisation

Bethphage is a registered charity which was established in 1994 and provides support to adults with learning and physical Disabilities in Shropshire and the West Midlands.
Everything we do is individually designed to enable people to achieve their potential and meet their objectives and need for support. The people that we support may live in their own home, a home that is shared with other people, their family home or a shared care home.
It is the aim of Bethphage to provide outstanding care and support throughout the organisation so it essential that you will be dedicated to providing the highest levels of care that you can.

You will be required to create a team that champions excellent support by actively coaching and modelling respectful positive approaches to achieve the greatest possible independence and quality of life for the people we support, based on an understanding of what is important to and for them.

    Essential Requirements

    • Previous experience working with individuals in complex care or experience in care setting (full training will be provided|)

    Desirable requirements

    • Level two diploma in Health and Social Care
    • Level three diploma in Health and Social Care
    • Qualifications in Learning Disability Awareness
    • Full UK driving licence
    • Own car

    A full detailed job description can be obtained by contacting our HR team on 01743 272880

    Benefits of Working for us

    • Competitive pay
    • Simply Health Cash Plan
    • Long service rewards
    • Contributory Pension scheme
    • Development opportunities
    • Recruitment awards
    • Paid enhanced DBS certificate
    • Paid training

    Closing date to be confirmed 

    Interview date – To be confirmed

    During these times of social distancing, we are committed to guaranteeing you an interview which will be conducted digitally.

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    Adult with disabilities on outdoor activity with Bethphage

    “Staff were keen to try new things to enhance the quality of people’s lives. We found the culture of the home to be open, positive and inclusive.”

    CQC Inspection

    Head Office

    8 Longbow Close
    Harlescott Lane
    Shrewsbury
    SY1 3GZ

    Tel: 01743 272880

    North Shropshire Area Office

    The Hollies
    Chester Road
    Whitchurch
    SY13 1LZ

    Tel: 01948 804901

    West Midlands Office

    The Hub
    17 Lichfield Street
    Walsall
    WS1 1TU

    Tel: 01922 660813

    Telford Area Office

    Park Lane Centre
    Woodside
    Telford
    TF7 5QZ

    Tel: 01952 457382

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