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Support Worker

  • Location:

    Bedford, Bedfordshire

  • Sector:

    Adult care services

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Up to £8.84 per hour

  • Contact:

    Xavier

  • Contact email:

    [email protected]

  • Job ref:

    CLC/655377_1606931023

  • Published:

    8 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    7/01/2021

  • Startdate:

    16/12/20

Job Description

BS Social Care are currently looking for support workers who have experience supporting adults with varied learning disabilities or autism.

We are working with a number of organisations around Wyboston, that provide supported living services, residential care homes, day centres and outreach programs for adults who have mild to complex needs.

As a recruiter of vulnerable people, we are interested in speaking with candidates who understand their responsibilities of providing a safe and supportive environment that seeks to promote independence where possible. You will be an experienced support worker, who understands person centred support and is able to adapt to the needs of your client. You will be able to read, understand and follow care/support plans. You will be experienced in managing and de-escalating challenging behaviours. You will have an understanding of assessing risks and safeguarding adults from harm.

If you think you have the right skills, and you are passionate about making a positive difference to vulnerable peoples lives, then we have great opportunities just for you! We are seeking candidates who are able to commit to a minimum of 30 hours per week. Whether you are looking for a full time role, or a temporary position to add hours, then get in touch now!

Ideally a Driver
Experience supporting vulnerable adults with learning disabilities or autism
- Understanding of learning disabilities AND/OR autism
- Challenging behaviour training
- Qualifications specific to learning disabilities

Annual leave- 5.6 weeks holiday per year
DBS Check - we cover the cost of your DBS check and further renewals
Duvet Days - get rewarded for coming into work with an extra day off for full attendance
Wellbeing Support, Advice and Guidance - via our Employee Assistance Program though an online portal or over the telephone
Qualifications - we can support you to obtain a range of QCF's opening up further career opportunities
Staff Referral Scheme - earn £200 for referring a friend into a support worker position and £1,000 for a nurse position
Induction- We pay for you to attend our comprehensive induction and on-going training
Employee of the Month - each month we recognise staff from each area of the business for their hard work and commitment
Long Service Awards - receive 2 weeks extra annual leave and 2 weeks' pay for reaching 10 years' service!
Health Scheme - employees can opt into paying for a cash healthcare plan through their salary. This enables employees to claim back money towards general day to day healthcare such as opticians and dentists
Welcome bonus - to be paid in stages £75 on passing induction training, £75 to be paid on successfully passing company probation

there will be a telephone Interview

if this is something that interests you then please email your CV and apply online

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