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Support Worker

Okehampton

  • Guaranteed hours
  • 2024-04-11
  • £11.03 - £11.33 a hour
  • Travel expenses: no
  • Job term: Permanent
  • Job code: 110324-49729

Creating Opportunities. Improving lives. 

Our Supported Living team provides care and support for adults with learning disabilities, physical disabilities, and complex needs, so that they can live their life, their way.

As a Support Worker, you will play an important role in helping our customers to work towards their aspirations and goals.

You will be helping with everyday life, this means supporting with personal care (toileting / washing / dressing), administering medication, nutrition advice, meal planning and preparation.  You will also be enabling our customers to do the things that they want to do, such trips to the garden centre, beach or heading into town for a coffee.  You will also be working on skill development to further independence.

What could be more rewarding?

About you

What you need to work as a Support Worker with Guinness:

  • Experience is not essential as we provide full training and support, your personal values are more important than experience.
  • You should be comfortable supporting customers with personal care which includes toileting, bathing and dressing.
  • You should be flexible to work shifts with early starts and late finishes. All of our support teams work alternate weekends (both days)
  • A full driving licence is helpful (but not essential)
  • Above all, you need a real desire to care for others and make a real difference to their quality of life.

Benefits

In return for your dedication and commitment, we offer a fantastic benefits package including:

  • Competitive salary from £23,023 to £23,656 per annum
  • Salary based on 40 hours, equivalent to £11.03 – £11.33 per hour
  • Permanent, contracted, full or part time hours with extra hours often available
  • Paid Sleep-in shifts
  • Free enhanced DBS
  • £250 unlimited staff referral scheme
  • Company sick pay after a qualifying period
  • Competitive pension scheme
  • Life assurance
  • Excellent lifestyle benefits portal including cycle to work scheme and fantastic discounts at supermarkets and many other shops, on-line retailers & leisure activities
  • Fully paid induction training programme, RQF/NVQ qualifications and on-going training
  • Employee Assistance Programme, plus more!

If you are looking for a REWARDING CAREER where you can make a real difference, we would love to hear from you!  Just hit the ‘APPLY’ button now to create your application. 

Does the job role include personal care?: Yes

Working Patterns:

Shifts between 7 am - 10 pm, alternative weekends (both days).

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Job location

Okehampton
Devon

Documents

Job category

Care / support worker, Entry level roles, Learning disabilities, Supported living

Profile

The Guinness Partnership The Guinness Partnership

Type of organisation

Social enterprise/community interest company

Sector

Health and social care

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