Support Role (contracted hours) – Supported Living Service
To work alongside the people we support enabling them to realise their potential in line with their personal plan.
To work as part of a team to provide a high-quality service which promotes the achievement of agreed outcomes for the people we support.
We are currently looking for full time Support Workers, 37.5 hours per week to join our growing teams at Cherry Tree, Lauren House and Hamilton House.
You’ll join our teams working in supported living houses close to Camborne/Redruth train station, helping people to learn new skills and live their lives in the way they choose.
You will be required to provide active support in all aspects of daily living; from cleaning, cooking and shopping to managing finances. In addition, you will support people at times with their personal care and medication.
You must be committed to supporting social inclusion and promote involvement in the local community through active support with health, leisure and social opportunities.
You’ll need to demonstrate good verbal and written communication skills and a positive, outgoing ‘can-do’ approach.
We are members of the Restraint Reduction Network and hold their vision to reduce reliance on restrictive practices and make a real difference in the lives of people we support.
We offer a supportive and friendly work environment and offer a competitive salary paying above the agreed real living wage. The real Living Wage is the only UK wage rate that is voluntarily paid by UK businesses who believe their staff deserve a wage which meets everyday needs, we feel everyone should be paid fairly.
Support Worker £11.50 per hour
Additional Employee Benefits
Full training to gain the nationally recognised Care Certificate.
On-going training and career development including apprenticeship qualifications available
We cover the cost of DBS checks
Shopping discounts with the Blue Light Card
Birthday and Christmas Bonus
Part time contracts are 16-30 hours per week and include evenings and weekends on rotation.
Full time contracts are 37.5 hours per week
Car drivers are NOT essential due to our close location to public transport servicesOur ideal candidate:
Fun, flexible with a can do attitude.
You must share our values and be respectful of people’s differences, you must be committed to helping others develop and grow whilst supporting your team.Essential Skills:
Willingness to train and achieve Care Certificate.
Willingness to train and achieve QCF in line with regulation.
Willingness to support with the development of a range of independent living skills including, food preparation and cooking, shopping, cleaning, laundry.
Ability to communicate effectively verbally and to observe and record factual information.
Willingness to take part in a wide range of community-based leisure and exercise activities with the People we Support as detailed within personal plans.
Flexibility to work irregular hours e.g. early mornings, evenings, weekends and nights (including sleep-ins).