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Lead Support Worker

Exeter

  • Full time
  • 2024-06-24
  • £24,664 a year
  • Travel expenses: no
  • Job term: Permanent
  • Job code: 030624-50397

Permanent, full time position available, working on a rota basis.

Pay £12.61 per hour (£24,664 per annum) and great benefits including Health Cash Plan

 

Home, a place where you belong

Want to be part of a team that really cares and empowers you to help change a customer’s life for the better? As our Lead Support Worker, you’ll be at the heart of supporting our customers who have complex Mental Health needs to develop their skills to live more independently in the community. You’ll make a big difference each day as you help our customers achieve their hopes and aspirations. Amazing we know!

 

Typical day as a Lead Support Worker (known by us as Coordinator)

  • Creating support plans with your customers and coordinating our small team of Support Workers working to the plans.
  • Helping customers with daily living activities such as making meals, shopping, budgeting, maintaining their tenancy and moving onto independent accommodation if they are able.
  • Carrying out risk assessments, support planning, goal setting and regular reviews.
  • Cuppas, chats and catch ups. There’s no rushing from one customer to the next here! Plenty of time to collaborate with colleagues too.
  • Fancy going home each day knowing that you have helped change our customers lives for the better? You’ll do that here, working for one of the top ten Great Place to Work in the UK!

 

You bring

  • Passion to support our customers to live their best life, working collaboratively with an eye for detail.
  • Experience of creating person-centred support plans and supporting colleagues in working to work to the plans.
  • Experience of coordinating and assessing customer referrals.
    The ability to work on your own initiative, remain calm under pressure and have a resilient approach

Due to limits on our current certificates of sponsorship, we are not able to offer sponsorship to external candidates for this role.  This remains under regular review

 

Our team

Looking for a job where you really belong? Where you can be, well you! Bring your uniqueness, brilliant skills and awesome experience to deliver amazing things for our customers. You’ll join our team, who come from different walks of life and are here to support you as you make yourself at Home!

 

Job details

  • We’re open to agreeing a work pattern with you.
  • Where we’re flexible with you, we do need to meet the needs of our customers. That may mean adapting your start or finishing times on occasion.
  • Able to use technology for creating and updating support plans, complete online learning and to collaborate with colleagues.
  • You’ll need an Enhanced DBS check done and we pay for that.
  • A place where you belong

Great things happen when we can be ourselves at work. We want all our colleagues to be who they truly are here. Our internal diversity networks, peers and allies (Multicultural, LGBTQIA+ and Disability) support us all to be our best. Together we make Home Group a great place to work!

 

What’s in it for you?

  • 34 days leave (including bank hols and a “me day” to use for whatever you fancy) increasing to 39, the option to buy 5 more, and time off for volunteering too!
  • Health cash plan saving you from £1140 per annum. We’ll cover your costs (and kids if you have them) towards dental, optical, prescriptions, alternative therapies and lots more.
  • Over 800 high street discounts on groceries, holidays and days out. Looking for a new phone, bike or car? Save money with us.
  • We Grow Our Own colleagues (not literally of course!), when you’re ready for the next step in your career, you can grow with us!
  • Colleagues really matters to us, that’s why we’re the 10th Best place in the UK for Wellbeing. Our tools and support help you when you need them.
  • Learn more about our benefits on our website.

 

Click APPLY NOW to see our Support Coordinator Job Description, find out about us and for help to apply. Sometimes we close a job early, so don’t delay or you might miss out.  Finally, do let us know if there’s anything we can do, to help you shine in our process by making reasonable adjustments at recruitment@homegroup.org.uk

Does the job role include personal care?: No

Working Patterns:

  • We’re open to agreeing a work pattern with you.
  • Where we’re flexible with you, we do need to meet the needs of our customers. That may mean adapting your start or finishing times on occasion.

Job location

4 Elm Grove Road
Exeter
Exeter
Devon

Job category

Care / support worker, Enabler, Mental health, Senior care / support worker, Supported living

Profile

Home Group Empowering customers to live rewarding and happy lives.

Type of organisation

Social enterprise/community interest company

Sector

Health and social care

Description

We’re a housing association, social enterprise and charity with a turnover of over £406m and one of the UK’s largest providers of high quality housing and integrated housing, health and social care.

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