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Adults Support Worker *£250 Welcome Payment*

Employer
Worcestershire County Council
Location
Bromsgrove, Worcestershire
Salary
£11.79 - £11.98 per hour + £250 welcome payment
Closing date
4 Dec 2023
Reference
REC002203

Job Details

Job Title: Adults Support Worker 
Location: Exmoor Drive Care Home, Bromsgrove, Worcestershire, B61 0TW
Salary: £11.79 – £11.98 per hour + £250 welcome payment*
*Additional Pay Enhancements for working 22:00 to 06:00, Sundays and bank holidays
Permanent, Part-time
 

About Us
We provide residential accommodation and support for up to 12 individuals with a range of conditions including learning disability, dementia, mental health, and physical disability. We are looking for support workers to join our team. We want people who can:

  • Support individuals with their physical and social care needs. This will include supporting individuals to wash, use the toilet, have meaningful contact with friends and relatives, attend appointments, be as independent as possible in daily aspects of living, maintain hobbies interests and access the community.
  • Following care plans and other guidance
  • Maintaining detailed and accurate records of the care you provide
  • Making and responding to observations in people changing care needs – sometimes in emergency situations
  • Attend handover, meetings and training and follow instructions
  • Promote values in dignity, privacy, independence, respect, opportunity

As you’ll be supporting people with personal care activities, we’ll provide you with PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) and weekly Covid-19 testing.

For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Richard Lowther, Registered Manager, at RLowther@worcestershire.gov.uk.
 

Benefits
You’ll find an overview of some of the benefits in a document attached to this job advert so do take a look! Some of the other benefits we can offer include:

  • Great Holiday Entitlement: As well as bank holidays, you'll get 26 days paid holiday (pro rata for part-time staff). This goes up to 31 days when you have been with us for 5 years. If you get more than 26 days where you work now, don't worry because if you join us without a break, we'll match your holiday up to 31 days. If you’re successful and want to take advantage of this do let us know!
  • Brilliant Pension Scheme: The Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) is a nationwide, career average pension scheme and is a valuable part of the pay and reward package for employees working in local government.
  • Professional Learning & Development: This role has the potential to progress to a senior position. We actively encourage learning and development for all our staff should they want to progress further or explore other areas within the organisation.
  • Flexible Working: We are proud to offer hybrid working to provide a better work/life balance where possible.
     

How to Apply
Application forms are invited to apply for this role.
Please find the Job Description and Person Specification attached.

Please write your submission with consideration for the essential and desirable criteria on the Person Specification. This should include examples why you should be considered; the experience, skills and knowledge that you would bring to the post.

Please submit your application form to recruitment@worcestershire.gov.uk.

This advert is rolling, which means the manager will consistently review applications as and when they come in and invite to interview. Please note we have the right to close this advert at anytime once all positions have been filled.

Application Closing Date: As and when, currently ongoing

Company

The work we do at Worcestershire County Council matters! We are there for the most vulnerable people in society who need us the most, we are helping to build a successful and growing local economy, we protect our environment, we improve outcomes for our children, young people and families, and we help ensure our residents are healthier, live longer and have a better quality of life. In short, what we do makes a difference to people's lives!

With so many ways to contribute, the chances are we have a job opportunity that's the career for you.

Click here for Children's Social Work and Adult Social Work vacancies.
While you are working hard, doing your best for the people of Worcestershire, we will do our best to provide an environment that supports and inspires you.  Here are some of the top reasons why you should work here.

Notes for applicants

When you click 'apply', you will be re-directed to Worcestershire County Council's online application site.

To submit your application, you will need to login to our site (this is a separate login to WM Jobs).

First time applicants will be asked to create a new account.  Please note, you are only able to view the Job Description and Person Specification on the WM Jobs board not via Worcestershire County Council's online application site.

If you have a disability and require reasonable adjustments, please let us know. 

Contact details: recruitment@worcestershire.gov.uk

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Company info
Website
Telephone
01905 846666
Location
Worcestershire County Council
County Hall
Spetchley Road
Worcester
Worcestershire
WR5 2NP
GB

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