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Adults Support Worker

  • Location:

    Potterne

  • Sector:

    Vetro Care, Support Work

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £20275 - £20860 per annum

  • Contact:

    Cerys Williams

  • Contact email:

    cerys@vrecruitment.co.uk

  • Contact phone:

    02921 660 880

  • Job ref:

    J2332-2

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-01-14

  • Startdate:

    2020-12-17

  • Consultant:

    Cerys Williams

We have an excellent opportunity for Support Workers to join a well-established care provider that offers support to adults with Autism, Learning Disabilities, visual impairments and challenging behaviours.
The service supports 5 adults within a residential care home in Shalbourne, Wiltshire.
 
Salary and hours: £20,275 - £20,860 (inclusive of sleep-ins), depending on experience.
  • £8.85 - £9.15 per hour.
  • + £58 per sleep-in shift.
  • 37.5 hours a week.
  • 5 x 7.5 hour shifts a week.
  • Full time and permanent.
 
Responsibilities:
  • To support the needs of the service users.
  • To engage in and plan activities throughout the day.
  • To support individuals to participate in and enjoy their hobbies, such as walking, going to the cinema and swimming.
  • Promote independence and support with cooking and cleaning and personal care.
 
Requirements:
  • Must hold a Full UK driving licence due to the location of the service.
  • Experience within the Health and Social Care sector is desirable. 
  • Some knowledge and experience of Autism and Learning Disabilities.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Willing to attend training.
  • Must be enthusiastic and empathetic. 
 
Benefits:
  • Enhanced pay on Sundays and Bank Holidays.
  • Excellent training programme and support with career development.
  • Sick pay.
  • Pension scheme.
 
If you would like to apply for this role, please click "apply"!!

** Due to the Christmas holidays, shortlisting will take place in January 2021 **