Support Worker at Low Laithes
Reference No: LL/06/SW/19
Closing Date: 30/06/2019
Location: Wombwell, Barnsley
Salary: £9.05 - £10.00 per hour dependent on qualifications (overtime available at enhanced rates)
Would you like a career where you are making a difference each and every day?
If so, here at Low Laithes part of the Hesley Group, we may have the opportunity you have been looking for. We are looking for positive and engaging Support Workers to join our team where we support people with learning disabilities, autism and complex needs including behaviours that may challenge. The role involves supporting people to make them as independent as possible together with support to access new experiences.
No two days are the same, filled with different and interesting activities on a daily basis, a role as a Support Worker is so much more than just a job. You don't need to have experience but it is essential that you share our values. As long as you have a positive attitude and want to improve the lives of those with a learning disability, we will support you with progression opportunities throughout your career with us.
Our excellent training will ensure that you are fully equipped to be the best Support Worker that you can be. You will be joining a team whose focus is to provide support of the highest quality, safeguard and promote the needs of the people we support and you will be joining a company who values its employees.
If you're unsure whether or not you would enjoy and excel at being a Support Worker within one of our services you can take our interactive quiz. You don’t need to register to complete it and your answers will be completely anonymous. Completing the quiz will give you a real insight into the role of being a Support Worker with Hesley Group. You'll be given instant on-screen feedback from your answers throughout the quiz and an overall summary at the end on whether this could be the ideal career for you.
You may find the following information and document links useful to read through before applying for the vacancy of Support Worker at Low Laithes:
Hours of work - Full time average of 36 hours per week (part-time hours may also be available)
Weekdays: Earlies 07:30 – 14:45, Lates 13:15 – 21:45
Weekends: Earlies 07:30 – 13:45, Lates 13:15 – 21:45
Working a flexible rota is beneficial to the people we support and staff because it allows a level of freedom to meet a work life balance whilst still providing person centred care rotas. Our shift patterns offer staff an opportunity to work varied hours or shifts per week. The benefits for the people we support are that they receive support from engaged and motivated staff.
Benefits of working for us:
• excellent hourly and enhanced overtime rates
• three weeks paid intensive induction where you will obtain recognised qualifications for:
- Diploma Level 2/3
- Care Certificate (Adult Services)
- HELP (Hesley Enhancing Lives Programme)
- Health and Safety
- First Aid
- Food Safety
• paid breaks and 6 weeks paid holiday
• continuous support and feedback through 1:1 supervision
• ongoing free mandatory and development training days
• regular promotion opportunities
• pension scheme
Your Guide to Being a Support Worker Leaflet
Additional Information for Applicants
To see and hear what it's like to work for the Hesley Group and how we all help to make a difference you can watch our short films. For an informal discussion about this role please contact the Low Laithes Admin Team on 01226 272050.
To apply online click the button above, alternatively to request an application pack please email email@example.com stating the job reference number LL/06/SW/19 and also your full name and address.
Hesley Group is an Equal Opportunities employer.
Because of the nature of its work with children and vulnerable adults the Hesley Group uses the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) to make checks at an enhanced level on all persons whose work or proposed work for any Group Company will involve regular contact with or working in close proximity to children and vulnerable adults in the Group’s care. This post is subject to the enhanced level DBS check, please ensure you complete the form by clicking the link above before continuing with your application Our user reference for the check system is HESLEY with password Hesley. A summary of the Group's policy is available by clicking here.