Contract Type: Permanent
Salary: £10.90 per hour
We are looking to recruit a new team of Support workers, to support two young gentleman who are ready to start their exciting journey to move from college life to their forever home in the Coedpoeth, Wrexham area. The support team must ensure they can support using a low arousal approach, be enthusiastic and willing to learn who the gentlemen are as individuals to meet their needs. You must be reliable, consistent and predictable to work alongside colleagues supporting with multi-sensory impairments, complex behaviours of concern and health related difficulties in their own home and the community.
They each have unique interests, likes and dislikes. Your role is to provide person-centred support to enhance quality of life. Day to day, you will use active support to encourage completion of everyday chores, going to activities, meeting friends and family, visiting health professionals, assisting with personal care while maintaining a calm and relaxing sensory environment. They each have special interest and have a predictable structure of activities which ensures they can lead a meaningful life accessing the community whilst keeping unpredictable and stressful situations to a minimum to reduce anxiety. You will provide support to learn new skills, develop use of communication aids and achieve long term goals.
We would like to get to know our future employees and for you to get to know us before committing to a permanent role. You will have the opportunity to meet potential future colleagues that, if successful, you will attend induction training together. We will guide you through several work-based activities to enable you to get a full understanding of what the Support worker role entails. Therefore, following selection all candidates will be invited to attend an Assessment Day. Our Assessment Day will take place in Ewloe from 09:15 – 12:30
The next Assessment Day will take place on:
Friday 4th August 2023
Starting at 09:15
Finishing at 12:30
Successful candidates will be invited to join our induction cohort commencing on Monday 4th September 2023 at Unit 4, Evolution House, Lakeside Business Village, St David’s Business Park, Ewloe, subject to satisfactory references and Right to Work checks.
What we also offer in return:
- Overtime opportunities at overtime rate of £12.26 per hour
- Sleep in shifts paid at £56 per night
- Bank Holiday overtime pay rate of time and a half
- Full induction and role specific training before you start your job
- Funded opportunity to gain QCF Level 2 in Health & Social Care
- Annual training programme and opportunities for progression
- Mobile phone provided for work
- Annual leave of 29 days (pro rata including Bank Holidays)
- Option to purchase additional annual leave
- Pension scheme
- Financial support towards dental, optical & medical treatments
- 24/7 Counselling support
- Enhanced Sick pay after a qualifying period of employment, and successfully passing probation
Applying is easy, just send your CV to email@example.com, including the name of the position you are applying for in the subject of your email.
We will contact you within 72 hours for a telephone interview. If you do not hear from us within this timeframe, please assume that you have not been successful in your application.