Support Workers (Exmoor Drive)

Location
Bromsgrove, Worcestershire
Salary
£18,562 - £18,933 based on a full-time contract
Posted
03 Sep 2021
Closes
26 Sep 2021
Job Ref
REC001699
Job Type
Social care
Contract Type
Permanent
Working Pattern
Flexible hours
Hours
Part-Time

Support Worker – Exmoor Drive

We are recruiting for permanent Support Workers at Exmoor Drive, a residential care home in Bromsgrove meeting the needs of people with care and support needs due to learning disability, dementia, mental health, and physical disability. The services is currently rated as 'Good' by the Care Quality Commission inspection.

 You may or may not have experience in working in a residential setting like at Exmoor Drive. We can offer you training in all of the areas you need will need to have experience in. We are looking for applicants who can already demonstrate the right values to continue with our drive to achieve positive outcomes for those individuals using the service.

If you are;

  • person centred
  • Understand the need to promote dignity, respect, independence, liberty and privacy
  • Able to meet peoples physical AND social support needs
  • Motivated to support vulnerable people to overcome barriers achieve their goals and aspirations

Then we want to hear from you!

In addition to your salary, you will receive an enhancement for working between 10pm and 6am daily and a half hourly rate enhancement for working Sundays. Your shifts will be worked on a four-week rota pattern, this may be subject to amendment due to changing needs of the service. We are open to negotiation in weekly hours and can offer 14, 21 or 28 hour contracts. We are also open to some negation around which days of the week you work.

You will receive all the training required to perform the role, which includes the Care Certificate, an intensive 2-week training package covering the essential skills and knowledge for social care work.

Working for a local authority such as Worcestershire County Council also comes with attractive pension, leave, pay, training and development opportunities.

If you would like to have a chat about the posts please contact Richard Lowther or Sarah Pratt at Exmoor Drive on 01527 576591, who can arrange for a visit to come and see the service.

Applications can be submitted online or by sending a copy of your up to date CV and an expression of interest detailing what makes you a suitable candidate for the post (2 sides A4 max) to:  socialworkopps@worcestershire.gov.uk

This role is in a CQC registered care home. Anyone working in a CQC-registered care home in England for residents requiring nursing or personal care must have 2 doses of a COVID-19 vaccine unless they have a medical exemption. Those shortlisted for interview will be required to show confirmation they have received 2 doses of the vaccine or are medically exempt.

Closing date: 26th September 2021

Interview date: The manager will review applications weekly, and invite after this. 

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