Support Worker

Thornton Gate - 9 Thornton Gate - Cleveleys - Thornton Cleveleys - FY5 1JN

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Description

New to care or experienced? Join us as a Support Worker in Cleveleys. You’ll be based in a friendly home, supporting adults with complex needs and autism. 

Support Worker

Location: Cleveleys

Flexible

£17,374 per annum based on 37.5 hours per week

Full BSL training provided

Your new job: 

Achieve together is one of the UK’s leading providers of support for people who with learning disabilities, autism, deafness and associated complex needs. 

You will be working as part of a friendly team. Supporting vulnerable individuals who are deaf, have dual sensory loss as well as experiencing a learning disability, mental health difficulties and or autism. Here as a Support Worker you will play a vital part in providing the people we support with care and be able to profoundly improve their quality of life. You will assist people who are unable to live independently by offering them the practical help they need, as well as emotional support. 

This may include: 

  • Completing and maintaining detailed records, reports and notes  
  • Cleaning, cooking and shopping
  • Planning and engaging in activities 
  • Administering and recording medication 
  • Complying with health and safety requirements

Why not head over to our website and read some of the fantastic success stories shared by people we support https://www.achievetogether.co.uk/category/success-stories/ 

You! 

You do not need to have experience to be a Support Worker, although a basic level of English and Maths is required. We employ our Relief Support Workers based on their values and the willingness to learn skills in British Sign Language, understanding Deaf culture and promote personalised care.

You will be: 

  • Patient
  • Understanding
  • Respectful
  • Caring & compassionate
  • Considerate
  • Reliable and responsible

 

Our team members come from all walks of life, including: Retail, Hospitality, Warehouse, Security, Ex Forces, Sales, Administration, NHS, Social Care, Mental Health, Care Assistant, Outreach, Domiciliary Care, Health Carer and Residential Care. 

Your rewards include: 

    • Free enhanced DBS checks and clearances*
    • Ongoing career development to support you in achieving your ambitions
    • Refer a Friend incentive scheme of £250 per referral*
    • Holiday Pay entitlement – paid each month
    • Flexible Working
    • Free structured and supported 12-week induction to get you off to a flying start!
    • Personal online Learning and Development portal.
    • British Sign Language training and certification.
    • Opportunity to gain sector specific qualifications and to join our Leadership and Management Programme                             

Or maybe it’s receiving the biggest smile from the person you support when they achieve a goal they never thought possible, and a heartfelt letter of thanks from their loved ones!

*Subject to current Terms & Conditions 

Your new employer: 

Achieve together – Ordinary Lives, Extraordinary People 

Our growing organisation has over 25 years of expertise, and our team of expert practitioners are proud to deliver high-quality support across England and Wales. We offer the support and stability of a successful organisation with the homely family feel in each setting which is underpinned by our values: 

Being Brave...we are resourceful, open-minded & creative

Having Fun...we are present, engaged and communicate and connect 

Making things happen...we are reliable, trustworthy and take ownership 

Valuing everyone...we are good with people and emotionally intelligent

Protecting you: 

We are committed to supporting our team members and take every precaution to ensure robust infection control procedures are followed and that they decrease the risk of Covid-19 transmission. Once a Support Worker you will be provided with full PPE, inclusive of hand sanitiser, masks, gloves, apron and shoe covers (where appropriate) and all the appropriate training to keep you and those around you safe. 

As a Relief Support Worker, you will hold "Keyworker" status, have access to regular PCR testing, and be able to receive appropriate vaccines prior to commencing employment. 

Does this sound like the career for you? If so, apply now and start your journey with us. 

Still want to know more? 

Email us at vacancywest@achievetogether.co.uk  

We at Achieve Together treat everyone equally with dignity and respect. We believe in the strength and value of an inclusive and diverse workforce and recognise the positive contribution all employees bring regardless of age, race, ethnicity, disability, religion or belief, gender or sexual orientation.

We value the unique talents of every individual and work together to help everyone achieve their full potential by providing equality of opportunity to our team members, welcoming applicants from all backgrounds and communities.

Achieve together vacancies are excluded from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 which means that for certain types of employment it is lawful to reject a person for employment on the grounds of a spent conviction. When making an application, job applicants are obliged to disclose all convictions, whether or not they are spent.