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Lead Support Worker - Learning Disability Support

Lead Support Worker - Learning Disability Support

Posted 18 June by Home from Home Care
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Lead Support Worker - Learning Disability Support - Lincolnshire

The details

? £9.54 per hour
? 40 hours per week
? Flexible contracts available
? "Standby sleep-in requirement (to be paid at £78.48 per sleep-in completed)"

* Due to Covid-19 we have introduced additional inductions in order to be able to offer a quick start for candidates seeking immediate employment

Please note due to Covid-19 protocol it is policy that all staff will wear appropriate PPE including masks whilst supporting in the homes as well as undergo regular testing.

The benefits

? Covid-19 vaccination offered immediately

? Bonus of £100 on completion of probation

? Every other weekend off
? Free DBS
? Free training
? Free meals during shift
? Pension scheme with company contributions
? Paid mileage (for multi-base roles)
? Free cinema tickets upon passing probation
? Non-uniform
? £300 Refer a friend scheme
? Apprenticeship

How we support you

? Aspire calls for career support
? Monthly one2ones to give your feedback
? Occupational health support

? Free 24/7 counselling service

We’re looking for energetic, enthusiastic and compassionate Lead Support Workers to join our growing team at Home From Home Care. For this role, you will need at least 6 months experience in care environment,NVQ in social care as well as a keen drive to make a difference to the lives of the individuals we support.

We look for 5 key qualities in our staff - integrity, self-awareness, humility, passion and pro-activeness. If you hold these values, then read -on to learn more about this exciting role.

About the role

As a Lead Support Worker your focus will be to work with complex individuals who may have complex behaviours. On a daily basis you’ll work as part of our ONE TEAM to deliver exceptional care and support within the homes. A large part of your role is to help individuals gain new life skills, connect with their communities, and provide outcomes to help them to live an 'ordinary’ life. As part of 'Project Un-lock it' we are focussing on increasing activities for the Individuals We Support in their wider communities. Therefore we are looking for staff members that want to be out every day, engaging in different, exciting and fun activities and encouraging the Individuals We Support to try new things.

When you join, you’ll receive a paid induction, which includes comprehensive training and shadow shifts with the individuals we support.

We have 11 homes over 5 locations in Lincolnshire, with roles based in Bardney, Dorrington, Fiskerton, Ruskington and Stallingborough. On some occasions you may be required to travel between homes.

Career progression

If you’ve got the potential, the work ethic and the values, it’s likely you’ll have the opportunity to progress into a more senior role or a specialism. We always play to the strengths of our staff, which may include a skill set or an area of interest.

During the 12 month period between 1st December 2018 and 1st December 2019, 22% of our entire team progressed into new roles, with a total of 117 secondments. Furthermore, 96% of our current Registered and Assistant Mangers have been internally promoted, all of whom joined us as Support Workers.

About us - Home From Home Care

We are a family run company making a real difference in the world of care.

Over the past 14 years we have developed specialist residential care homes for adults with learning disabilities and complex special needs. Combining our family perspective with our ONE TEAM Working approach, we create dynamic and therapeutic services around each individual in exceptional environments. We are rated Outstanding by CQC and Platinum by Investors in People.

Join Our Dynamic Team

Please note due to Covid-19 protocol it is policy that all staff will wear appropriate PPE including masks whilst supporting in the homes as well as undergo regular testing.

*As a social care provider there is an expectation that all newly recruited staff will have the COVID-19 vaccination.

If you have previously applied for a role with us and were unsuccessful, please wait 6 months before reapplying.

Reference: 43080180

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