Support Worker

Ashton - Caterham - Surrey - CR3 5DQ

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Description

Are you looking for a job where you can really make a difference?

We are seeking dedicated and caring support workers for our residential and supported living services, supporting adults with learning disabilities and associated health needs.

The people we support are at the heart of everything we do - they are wonderful individuals and deserve to be treated with respect, dignity and choice.  Our main priority, therefore, is to find support workers with values, behaviours and attitudes to match our own.

Activities at this Service:

  • Drivers needed to drive the service vehicle
  • This is an active house
  • We do horse riding
  • Taking our residents to day space (day centre)
  • Helping in with the Gardening
  • Assisting out residents with cooking
  • Taking them out in the Community
  • We go out with our residents to help with food and clothes shopping
  • The residents love coffee I hope you do to as we take them to the Cafes
  • We all love a day out at fairs and fates.
  • We love have fun down our local pub
  • Our disabilities do not affect our abilities!!

 

Could this be you?

Our services operate 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and many of the people we support require support during the night.

You will be expected to ensure people are supported to gain a good night’s sleep, monitoring any concerns in relation to disturbed sleep patterns and follow relevant support plans designed to promote sleep and wellbeing.

You will focus on ensuring the environment at night is safe and contributes to ensuring people are comfortable at night.

Your shifts will be allocated on a rota basis and will include weekends and bank holidays as required.

The Ideal Candidate

  • Basic numeracy and literacy skills as well as good English are a must.
  • An NVQ/Diploma L2 or 3 in Health and Social Care and some experience in care work would be an added bonus, but we have a fantastic in-house training team who can help you along if you are taking your first steps in your career as a support worker.
  • Above all you need to be kind, caring and ready to work as a team to ensure that our services are comfortable, happy, fulfilling and safe places to live.

About The Company

 

We are a leading provider of care and support for adults with learning disabilities and associated complex needs, including autistic spectrum conditions, mental health needs, challenging behaviour, profound and multiple learning disabilities and epilepsy.

The people we support live in homely, family-like residences, and are encouraged to participate fully in the local community.

We is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all the people we support, adults and children, and expect all staff to share this commitment.

Why work for Achieve together?

In addition to your salary, our benefits package includes:

We’re committed to the growth of people across our business because working with us is not just about having a job, but the opportunity to grow and flourish within our organisation for years to come. If you’d like to see where your career in care can take you, we can offer the chance to undertake qualifications to support your professional development (paid for by us), career pathways internally to help you realise your potential, and ongoing learning provided internally through a dedicated learning team.

  • Pensions – we contribute to your retirement fund
  • Enhanced company sick pay and enhanced annual leave with service
  • Full ongoing learning and development opportunities by our in-house team and external specialists
  • Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) for help with financial, physical and mental wellbeing
  • Discounts platform for permanent staff, including gift cards, discount codes and other benefits
  • Lots of opportunities to attend company-wide activities and days with the people we support