Female Support Worker - v977T

Department, Location : Support Services - Social Care Hexham, Tynedale
Salary: £12 p/h
Hours: Full Time

Why not come and join us today!

If you are considering working in Care, we would love to hear from you. Personal experience of caring for someone and life experience counts. If you are kind, reliable and enjoy helping people, then this is the job for you. Full training and shadowing shifts before you are supporting on a 1-1 basis, training continually updated.

Our Support Worker roles are immensely rewarding and enjoyable and we are looking for inspirational, enthusiastic Support Workers to join our staff family.

Each client has tailored care plans, the main responsibilities of a Support Worker are - personal care (depending on the service) light housework, meal preparation, companionship, supporting with or administering medication, supporting clients to be independent and to achieve their personal goals.We're looking for kind and compassionate people to join our team of Learning Disabilities Support Workers at our Tynedale services. Due to the clients having their own cars staff a full UK driving licence is preferred.

Azure’s aim is to support our clients to achieve independence, exercise their personal freedoms and make choices about the lives they lead.

Why not have a look at our Facebook page to see the amazing things we do with our clients, you will be surprised.

https://www.facebook.com/Azure-Support-Services-123320191099403/

We are looking for staff who enjoy working together to support our clients to have the same life chances and choices as you and I in this world, learning or physical disabilities, and mental health problems, are not limitations.

Join our team of Learning Disabilities Support Workers and in return for your hard work and dedication you will be rewarded with some fantastic benefits;

Pay

  • £12.00 /hr – full and part-time hours available!
  • Generous sleep in payment
  • Up to £500 - New starter bonus
  • £500 refer a friend scheme

Role

As a Learning Disabilities Support Worker you will help clients with everyday tasks like:

  • Supporting people with their social and physical activities, this could be helping to keep in touch with family and friends, maintaining and developing hobbies and interests such as recording a song into a CD, supporting people to attend music concerts, going to Cruft’s or to help a person to support Newcastle football club, meeting various players and professionals.
  • Helping a person with meal planning and preparation whilst providing healthy advice and guidance of new and exciting things to try.
  • Encouraging a person’s independence, this may mean you will need to do a small part of a task to empower the person to complete the job.
  • Provide support in a person centred way, support individual people with their own needs and goals, following support and care plans.
  • Be able to communicate on all levels, speaking out for those who are not able to, passing on important information.
  • Helping with personalised care through individual choice and control whilst protecting people's dignity, such as supporting someone to choose an outfit, get washed and dressed for the fun filled day ahead.

This position is an opportunity to work creatively with people with

Training:

No experience is needed as all your training is fully funded by the charity and you will be paid for your time to complete your training.

Benefits

As a Learning Disabilities Support Worker, you will be provided with:

  • 28 days’ annual leave rising to 33 days including bank holidays (pro-rata for part -time)
  • Full time and part–time working patterns.
  • Sickness benefits
  • Full induction and shadowing programme.
  • Fully funded training
  • Regular supervision sessions.
  • An annual appraisal and personal development plan.
  • Paid DBS and online registration
  • Paid working breaks within shift pattern
  • Discount at our Garden Centre
  • Blue light discount card scheme
  • Working hours and shift patterns for the full month
  • Employee recognition scheme
  • Up to 40p per mile travel allowance.
  • Life insurance plan
  • Group personal pension scheme with matching employer contributions up to 6.5%
  • Opportunity to progress your career
  • Free PPE

Staff quote’s

  • you need to be as mad as a box of frogs to work here”
  • You can be open and honest without feeling you will be judged”
  • I feel supported with any personal problems”
  • Work and home life balance is very good not like a 9-5 type job,
  • flexibility to work on your own with the client’s activities”,
  • I like knowing what I am doing for the whole month”

CQC Rating Good

Please contact Sandra Pringle on 01914661664 for more information or an informal chat about the post.

A full UK or EU/EEA driving licence is required for this position.

Contact Dawn Wiles on 01670 733966 at our Cramlington office to be sent an application pack or apply online by submitting your CV to vacancies@azure-charitable.co.uk.