Support Worker - £500 Welcome Bonus

Posted 19 June by Consensus

New to care or experienced? We are recruiting Support Workers with a positive and caring attitude at our local service: Grammar School.  Consensus Support Services is an award-winning, family owned healthcare organisation, specialising in supporting individuals with learning disabilities and complex needs in supported living and residential settings.

Position: Support Worker

Salary (£): 9.00 – 9.35 per hour

Location:  Earls Colne, Essex

About the Role:

  • We currently support 11 individuals between the ages of 19 and 65 who live at the service, who all have learning disabilities and a number of other complex needs.
  • Tailoring support to the individuals needs to help them achieve their goals and live an independent lifestyle
  • Take individuals out and about, socialising, meeting new people and enjoying activities - we believe that every moment has potential.
  • Providing help with personal care such as washing, bathing and dressing
  • Flexible shift patterns available including early, late and weekend shifts


  • Welcome Bonus of £500 - split by receiveing £250 after 3 months and another £250 after 6 months
  • Refer a Friend Scheme – Receiving up to £300 per referral
  • Career progression towards a TEAM LEADER earning up to £9.85 per hour
  • Paid annual leave 28 days per year (based on hours/pro rata) inclusive of bank holidays
  • Employee benefits platform providing discounts at over 150 retailers including nationwide cinemas
  • FREE training and induction including the care certificate
  • Support towards completing your NVQ’s – Level 1, 2 and 3
  • Enhanced pay for working Christmas and Boxing day & Bank Holidays
  • Employee Assistance Programme, confidential telephone counselling and legal advice 24 hours a day, 365 days a year & a Health & Wellbeing portal
  • Life Assurance benefit of twice basic annual salary

Our Values:
Consensus has a set of values that underpin and define how we work, inspire us to succeed and support achievement of the highest standards.  For everyone at Consensus, our values are what unite and guide us to deliver the best for the individuals we support: 

  • Choice & Respect, Ambition & Imagination, Reliability & Professionalism
  • Honesty & Integrity, Responsibility & Accountability, Inclusive & Supportive

About Consensus Support Services:
Consensus was established in 2005 to support individuals with learning disabilities, autism, complex needs including Prader-Willi Syndrome. Our commitment to delivering the highest standards of support is nationally recognised and validated by the many awards we receive, and the consistently high ratings we receive from national regulators What’s more, our colleagues are among the best and most dedicated in the sector: trusted by individuals, families, local authorities and commissioners alike to deliver the best in personalised support in bespoke settings.

If you have never previously worked within Care or have a background as a Support Worker, Care Worker, Healthcare Assistant, HCA, Care Assistant or Care Giver then can’t wait to hear from you.  Full induction and ongoing training provided.

 “We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified people regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age”

Reference: 42907943

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