Support Worker - Plymouth

  • Salary

    £10.32 - £16.30

  • Location

    Plymouth

  • Posted

    20 August 2021

Description

**Exciting opportunity for experienced and passionate support workers to join Steps Ahead Care & Support, rated as outstanding by CQC.**

This role is based in Plymouth and surrounding areas and a variety of hours are available on a full time basis.

What we offer our staff

· Competitive rates of pay £9.75 – £16.30 - Hourly rate depends on client package

· A comprehensive training package, including provision of mandatory training, role specific training and inclusion on QCF level 2 (dependent on your current qualifications)

· £50 bonus through the refer a friend scheme

· Access to our 24-hour on call/debrief service

· Free bespoke classroom-based training

· Frequent supervisions and weekly visits with our field supervisors

· Access to a TRiM practitioner if required

· Designated Care Management team, ready to liaise with you in relation to your shifts, support and wellbeing

· FREE DBS check

· Rota's provided a month in advance

· No uniform, we believe each member of the team should be seen as an individual

· Chance to opt into our pension scheme

· Holiday pay

· Entry into a monthly draw with prizes that supports local businesses

· Opportunities for professional development

· A chance to make a real difference in a person’s life

· We enforce an equal opportunity policy

· Sense of belonging within a tight knit team

Responsibilities will include:

· Organisation of day to day tasks

· Arranging & support to attend appointments

· General upkeep of the property

· Administering Medication

· Accessing the community

Requirements for the position:

· A full clean driving licence is required and a car

· A minimum of 6 months health and social care experience is required for this role, however transferable skills and personal experience will be considered.

· Acquired Brain Injury experience is preferred

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You will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all spectrums of society.

Steps Ahead Care & Support specialise in providing support to adults and young people with acquired brain injuries and learning disabilities.

We are an established company with a proven track record of offering excellent support to our clients. We have been awarded an overall rating of OUTSTANDING in our recent CQC inspection. http://www.cqc.org.uk/location/1-110439732