Newark, East Midlands
Position Title: Support Worker
Location: Newark, Nottinghamshire
Hourly Rate: Day shifts and waking nights £12.00 per hour Monday-Friday, £12.80 per hour on Saturdays, and £13.60 per hour on Sundays.
Hours Per Week: Part time waking nights available - shifts are 9:30pm-9:30am
Vacancy Type: Permanent
Job Reference: SOLOKRE
Closing Date: 1st December 2023
ABOUT THE ROLE
I am a young man with physical disabilities, learning disabilities and severe epilepsy.
I live at home with my family in the Newark area of Nottinghamshire.
I am looking for caring individuals to join my current team, supporting me with my care needs throughout the day and night.
You will be required to assist me with all aspects of personal care including PEG feeding, PEG care and administering medication, moving & handling including all transfers, ventilation and suction when I need it.
You need to be: enthusiastic, patient, have experience in supporting individuals with a learning disability, strong communication skills, have a caring nature, trustworthy, respectful, take direction and possesses a genuine commitment to the role.
I need 2:1 support 24/7. My Mum will support employees in an informal capacity if required.
It is really important that we get on well, as companionship is a key element to this role.
Experience working with someone with complex needs and supporting them in their own home is desired but not essential, as comprehensive training will be given.
Flexibilityof working hours is important to meet my needs, and will include covering weekends, bank holidays, staff holidays and sickness as required.
In return for your dedication, you’ll receive a competitive rate of pay in addition to:
· 5.6 weeks holiday per year (pro-rata for part-time positions).
· Company pension scheme after 3 months’ service, subject to the scheme rules.
· Opportunity to join our Cash Back Health Plan, after successful completion of the probation period.
· Free training and development for all roles.
· Access to wellbeing and support tools.
· ‘Star of the Month’ rewards and ‘Long Service Awards’.
And so much more!
All roles will be subject to a successful disclosure at an appropriate level from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) and are exempt from the provision of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. As part of our Safer Recruitment practices, any offer of employment will be conditional pending receipt of two satisfactory references (see our Safer Recruitment Policy for more information).
HOW TO APPLY
If you are interested in applying for the position, please send a covering letter and your CV to email@example.com or please ring the office on: 0345 241 5565 to request an application form.
We welcome applicants from diverse backgrounds and promote accessibility and inclusivity for all. Solo Support Services is committed to the recruitment and promotion of all on the basis of ability and suitability for the role irrespective of disability, race, gender, health, social class, sexual preference, marital status, nationality, religion, employment status or age. Our organisation is committed to treating your application fairly on these grounds.