Support Worker (Learning Disability Service)
15000 - 20000
Closing - 31 Aug 2021
Are you looking to make a positive difference to people’s lives?
We are looking for people who share our values and ethos of supporting people with learning disabilities, autism and complex needs to live a fulfilling life in the way they choose. Through person-centred planning, our aim across all our residential and supported living services is to ensure every individual we support achieves their full potential and has opportunities, choices and success which are meaningful to them.
If you are enjoy working as part of a team, are patient and caring with a positive attitude and are looking to join a growing organisation with great benefits, we would love to hear from you. You may be new to care or already have experience in the sector as a Support Worker, Care Worker, Healthcare Assistant or Care Giver. We also recruit for attitude and personality so, if you don’t have all the right skills, we can provide a full induction, relevant training and the support you need to get the most from your role.
Position: Support Worker
Salary: £9.00 – £9.35 per hour
Service: Belstead Road Villa, Ipswich
Belstead Villa, a transitional service for individuals aged between 18-25 years, consists of four self-contained studio flats and is adjacent to the service at Belstead Mews for 13-18 year olds. Suitable for young people with learning disabilities, autism and associated complex needs, both services focus on providing a progressive service to support individuals through the transition from childhood to adulthood.
Belstead Villa supports individuals to prepare for moving to adult services; teaching individuals how to live independently, developing life skills and using transport more independently. Individuals are supported in managing their own living environment within their self-contained studio flat.
You’ll be responsible for supporting an inclusive lifestyle within the community as individuals attend local colleges or day trips out. Develop greater independence and daily living skills by assisting with the upkeep of the service, preparing meals, shopping and domestic duties. Providing help with personal care such as washing, bathing and dressing whilst working across various shift patterns including early, late and weekend and night shifts.
Dedicated career ladder for those with NVQ level 2 or 3 earn up to £9.35 per hour.
Life assurance benefit of twice annual basic salary
Comprehensive induction and excellent training
Recognition Awards, including long service awards
Cycle to work Scheme
Refer a friend scheme – Receiving up to £500 per referral
Employee benefits platform providing discounts at over 150 retailers
Employee Assistance Programme, confidential telephone counselling and legal advice
Health & Wellbeing portal
Why Join Consensus?
We employ people who share in our values so we can ensure the highest standards of support for the people who live in our homes, their families and the commissioners we work with.
Choice & Respect, Ambition & Imagination, Reliability & Professionalism
Honesty & Integrity, Responsibility & Accountability, Inclusive & Supportive
As a leading provider, our commitment to delivering the highest standards of support within our services is nationally recognised and validated by the many awards we receive, the consistently high ratings we receive from national regulators and our ethos of continuous improvement. Want to hear more about the role? Call our dedicated in-house recruitment team on 01206 417573.
“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”
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