Here at Osa Healthcare Recruitment we are committed to finding wonderful staff who share our values and are dedicated to providing professional, caring and high quality services. We want to find the right people the right role for them.
Job Title: Experienced Support Worker
Length/Type of Post: Permanent
Salary: £18,525 plus welcome bonus £750
Hours: Standard -1st week 3 days a week then 4 days off, 2nd Week 4 days a week and 3 days off which is on a rolling rota. Consists of 12.5 hour shifts with a mix of days and nights, plus alternate weekends.
Our client is a registered care service for people with a learning disability and/or autism who may also have associated sensory, communication and physical needs as well as behaviours seen as challenging. The service, led by the Nurse Registered Manager is staffed 24 hours a day by a dedicated staff and Positive Behavioural Support team.
The building design is a spacious, newly renovated Edwardian house set in a quiet residential area that provides six single person apartments or studio apartments and communal spaces which include; lounge-dining room, a smaller quiet room with a flexible sensory space, a large kitchen, staff offices, laundry and private gardens. Each apartment or studio apartment has an ensuite wet room and kitchen area. The high specification accommodation can be adapted to meet individual needs and be personalised by the person living there.
The service is intended for people who require a high level of support to live within the community and aims to support people to return closer to home following an inpatient admission. People can also be referred who are transitioning into adult services or where a community placement is no longer viable.
To ensure that the focus remains on person centred care, service users have a say in who they work with and where they receive support. This could be in their apartment, the community, in an educational and vocational setting or in the homely communal spaces.
If you care for others without a second thought, have had or are willing to have your Covid vaccine and are looking for a rewarding career, where you can make a difference and changes lives for the better we have a great opportunity for you.
Whether you are looking for a new career or already work in healthcare through the NHS or private sector, you’ll receive training to join the team, where you will be valued and supported, with career development opportunities available.
It’s a career that you can take pride in while enjoying the satisfaction of helping people and seeing them improve. It’s what delivering great healthcare should feel like.
You will join an inclusive, supportive team that works well together to provide care to people with a range of mental health conditions. Whether you have experience as a Support Worker or Care Worker, you will use your knowledge and skills to help support people lead a valued and fulfilled life.
Type of candidate we are looking for.
- Experience of Learning Disabilities or similar role ESSENTIAL
- Support Worker experience ESSENTIAL
- Transferable skills from another similar job role.
It can be quite a challenging environment at times, so a positive attitude, compassion, resilience and vigilance are important. But it is hugely rewarding to see people improve; being able to do something today that they couldn’t do last week because of you.
What our client is offering the successful candidate.
- The equivalent of 33 days annual leave – plus your birthday off!
• Free meals and parking
• Wellbeing support and activities
• Career development and training
• Pension contribution
• Life Assurance
• Enhanced Maternity Package
• Flexible working opportunities
There are also a range of other benefits including retail discounts and special offers and much more.
The Wellbeing team is on hand to keep you feeling great; be it a chat, massage or group activities. Who doesn’t like a free massage at work?
There are also career development opportunities in abundance. With a huge range of courses that will see you grow and succeed. If you have the aspiration, capability and dedication, we can give you the support and opportunities to help you achieve your career goals.
This job role will involve working around vulnerable people therefore your employer may be required to check whether you have a criminal record via the Disclosure and Barring Service (known as a DBS check). You will also be asked questions as part of our self disclosure section on the application form. We operate a fair recruitment process and do not discriminate. Any information you provide will be considered fairly and lawfully.
We are committed to being an equal opportunities company as are all the companies we work with. All applicants will be considered fairly and free from prejudice or discrimination.
We are very proud to say that we have signed the mental health at work commitment. We are passionate about mental health and we are dedicated to doing everything we can to promote mental well-being, support people who are struggling and break down the stigmas of mental health problems. We only work with companies who share our beliefs and care for their employees metal health and well-being.