Adult Support Worker
£20, 243.60 - £20,751.90 (DOE)
Full time, permanent 42.5 hours per week
Do you want to make a difference to the lives of others?
Would you like to start your career in the care sector, or do you already have care experience?
If so, we would love to hear from you. We currently have opportunities for Adult Support Workers / Adult Care Workers to join our Hazel House site based in Grantham.
About the Role
This is a highly varied role, where you will be caring for and supporting adults with autism, learning disabilities or mental health needs within the home. You will be a positive role model, helping fulfil the needs of individuals within our care and improve their lives. Each day will be varied you could be taking the adults out on activities such as the cinema, shopping, to the Zoo or you could be spending the day within the home, educating, and enhancing life skills. You will be complete relevant paperwork, household chores, chaperone, and other activities. There will be occasions where you may administrate medication and maintain personal care.
We ensure our staff are fully trained for any situation; therefore, you will receive a thorough induction, followed by shadow shifts and regular supervisions.
Salary is based on a 42.5 hour week and varies depending on experience and qualifications.
About the person
We can consider both experienced Support Workers for this role and those looking for their first role in the care sector. We are looking for someone who is passionate and caring with the flexibility and resilience to work in an environment where no two days are the same. The salary will vary dependent upon experience and qualifications already obtained. All applicants must be willing to work towards, or already hold the Level 2 Diploma is Health & Social Care (Adults)
About the Home
Hazel House is a renovated property which has been adapted to meet the needs of the individuals within our care. A 4 bed site the house has a large enclosed garden, sensory corner and large communal areas which include a breakfast and kitchen area, dining room and lounge. The home is within walking distance of Grantham centre and as such has fantastic access to local amenities. The home is also within walking distance of the train station and has its own mini bus to be used for activities with the residents.
Within commuting distance of Nottingham, Leicester, Peterborough, Lincoln and surrounding areas.
Why work for us
- A few reasons we think it’s a great place to work:
- “Your Wellbeing Matters"- access to a wide range of first-class mental health support services
- Employee Rewards Hub – access to discounts, offers and cashback with 100s of retailers
- Continuous professional development & training for a clear career path
- Opportunity to enrich the lives of others and make a positive difference
- Be part of a fantastic team who work hard together and support each other
- Free parking available
The Outcomes First Group are committed to the safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults. All successful applicants will be subject to fully Enhanced DBS and necessary checks. We expect all our employees and volunteers to share this commitment and strive to achieve the best outcome possible for everybody in our care. A full application form must be completed with all employment dates accurate and gaps in employment accounted for.