Support worker

Posted 18 September by Caring Homes
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Support Worker – Winchester, Hampshire

Office work not your thing?How about a role where you can make a really positive difference to people’s lives every day?

If you can offer help and support to people, to lead an active and enjoyable life with as much independence and choice as possible, then we’d love to hear from you!

We are looking for people who have the energy and creativity to support individuals to reach their goals and aspirations.

Upton Grey Close is a Supported Living home for people with Prada Willi Syndrome and complex behaviour. All the people are supported to live independently within their own flats and maintain their own tenancies, their property is furnished to each individuals liking. The flats are a brand new purpose built development with easy links to the local community.

All individuals have a Person Centred Plan that identifies their own likes and dislikes which enables the support team to provide support tailored to the individuals needs and wishes alongside working towards their identified goals in life they wish to achieve; this can range from simply accessing the local community, finding employment based opportunities within the local community to just visiting friends and family.

We’re not looking for experience or qualifications, we’ll give you all the training you need. What we want above all are genuinely kind, people, who will really get a thrill from enhancing the happiness and wellbeing of people’s lives.

If that sounds like you, we think you’ll love working at our brand new service.

As well as a rewarding and flexible role, we offer great rates of pay – Our Support Worker salary offers £17,680 based on full time hours and furthermore, we’ll give you all the support you need to develop your career with us.

Other benefits include –

Flexible hours – enabling you to balance work and home life.

Voluntary Benefits Package – offering amazing retail discounts at over 8,000 locations nationwide, enabling our staff to make savings of up to £1,500 per year

Personalised career path ladders including support with your Care Certificate to ensure fulfilling career development

Learning and Development programme with full induction training including buddy system

Childcare vouchers

Employee Assistance Programme – Immediate access to a confidential telephone counselling and legal information service which operates 24 hours a day, 365 days a year

Online Health Portal – All colleagues have access to the online health portal which enables you to make the most of full access to an encyclopaedia of health information

Refer a Friend Scheme – earn up to £300 refer-a-friend for care and support workers.

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

Reference: 35480426

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