£19,052.80 - £19,240.00 per annum (£9.16 - £9.25) per hour DOE
Are you currently facing a career cross-roads and would like to explore new options?
Or, are you already experienced as a Support / Care Worker?
If you have a passion for care and are now seeking a role where you can really make a positive impact on the lives of others we would love to hear from you! We currently have Support Worker opportunities at our home The Old Vicarage.
About the Home
Our home The Old Vicarage is an established home based in a residential area, with 8 bedrooms, a large garden, conservatory, patio, gym and quiet room. A homely environment where each individual is supported to work towards personal independence, gain life skills and live a fulfilling life.
The home has an experienced and dedicated team, available 24 hours a day. We have developed a person-centred approach so the adults we support can contribute to their personal development plan, by organising their own daily living within the local community.
QCQ rated Good the home is within commuting distance of Hayes, Slough, Yiewsley and surrounding areas.
About the role
The role of a Support Worker is challenging and rewarding in equal measure and is ideal for those looking for variety where no two days are the same. Your key responsibilities are to ensure the highest standards of care and safeguarding for those entrusted within our care.
The needs of each of our residents vary as such the care we provide is always bespoke to each individual and situation. We are looking for someone who is patient and caring with excellent communications skills and the ability to adjust your approach to the situation in hand. Each day you will be supporting individuals to develop independent life skills. You will also have the freedom to make each day as fun and fulfilling as possible working with residents to enjoy and explore their hobbies from baking and arts and crafts to outdoor activities such as gardening, camping and walking.
Everyone who joins us receives a through induction and ongoing training. Our training includes for example: Safeguarding, Duty of Care, Privacy and Dignity, First Aid training, Health and Safety, Mental Health Awareness and more.
No previous care or healthcare experience is required, many of our team have joined us from other sectors such as Hospitality, Retail, Customer Services, Trades and more.
We are looking for:
- The passion and drive to begin a successful career as a Support Worker within a specialist environment of autism, complex needs and learning disabilities.
- Someone who enjoys variety and can embrace all elements of the role from day-to-day personal care and supporting with complex behaviours to going on adventures and day trips
- You will be someone who has excellent communication skills and can adapt your approach to the situation at hand
- A fantastic team player who enjoys being part of a proactive and caring team environment
- Available and flexible to work on a shift basis
- Local benefits which include: free parking, free meals, every Summer we host a festival for all residents and staff which includes food, music, games and activities.
- Support to progress, including funding for relevant qualifications.
- Access to an extensive training suite for personal development, it’s all free and online.
- Access to our internal platform which offers discounts for 100’s of retailers, recognition cards, wellbeing tools and more
- An extra days annual leave each year which we call “one moment in time” for you to use on a day that’s important to you
- We also offer a Cycle to Work scheme where you can save money on bike equipment, Bupa Employee Assistance Programme and Salary Finance options which include eg advances on your earned pay when you need it the most.
Your new career is just a few steps away
In line with changes to the Health and Social Care Act 2008 (Regulated Activities) (Amendment) (Coronavirus) Regulations 2021 anyone working in a CQC-registered care home in England for residents requiring nursing or personal care must have 2 doses of a COVID-19 vaccine unless they have a medical exemption.
Outcomes First Group are committed to the safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and adults. All successful applicants will be subject to fully Enhanced DBS.
We expect all our employees and volunteers to share this commitment and strive to achieve the best possible outcomes for everybody in our care. A full application form must be completed with all employment dates accurate and gaps in employment accounted for.