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Support Worker - Adults

  • Location:

    Retford, Nottinghamshire

  • Sector:

    Vetro Care, Support Work

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Up to £20304 per annum + Free Meals, Free Parking, Pension

  • Contact:

    Gareth Price

  • Contact email:

    gareth@vrecruitment.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    GPSWEAMARK_1587985004

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:

    2020-05-27

  • Consultant:

    Gareth Price

We are recruiting, unhindered by the COVID-19 pandemic during this time of even greater need! We are looking for heroes!

Vetro have a fantastic opportunity in East Markham for a Support Worker at a brand new 6-bed adult residential home, supporting adults with LD/ASD and challenging behaviour.

The residents are aged 22- 30 and predominantly male, with a 50/50 mix of verbal and non-verbal.

Along with extensive benefits, the salary for this full time role (43.5 hours per week) will be £20,304.

About the Role:

You will be responsible for the resident's general welfare, support and happiness.
You have the opportunity to participate in a range of recreational events and activities, including trips out, aromatherapy and speech therapy and horticulture.
You will provide positive and supportive relationships with the young people by meeting their individual physical, emotional and behavioural needs.
You will ensure that the service users are able to develop life skills, grow as people and live as independently as possible.
The home has been rated by CQC as good and excellent.

Requirements:

Experience working with adults with learning difficulties/autism, or a qualification in care
Excellent communication skills
To be comfortable with personal care
To have a passion for working with and caring for people

Salary & Benefits:

A competitive salary of £20,304
Overtime available
Extensive training packages with time rostered out of your work rota to attend
Pension
Life Assurance
Staff meals whilst on shift
Fully expensed off-site activities and trips to attend alongside service users
Genuine career development opportunities for those who want them
A beautiful home and grounds to work within
Full funded DBS checks

**If this opportunity is of interest please click apply below with an up to date CV**