Lead Support Worker

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  • Salary:
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  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    3 months ago
  • Category:
    Social Care

About you

We’re looking for energetic, enthusiastic and compassionate Lead Support Workers to join our growing team at Home From Home Care. For this role, you will need at least 6 months experience in care environment, NVQ in social care as well as a keen drive to make a difference to the lives of the individuals we support.

We look for 5 key qualities in our staff – integrity, self-awareness, humility, passion and pro-activeness. If you hold these values, then read -on to learn more about this exciting role.

About the role

As a Senior Support Worker your focus will be to work with complex individuals who may have complex behaviours that challenger. On a daily basis you’ll work as part of our ONE TEAM to deliver exceptional care and support within the homes. A large part of your role is to help individuals gain new life skills, connect with their communities, and provide outcomes to help them to live an ‘ordinary’ life.

When you join, you’ll receive 2 weeks of paid induction, which includes comprehensive training and shadow shifts with the individuals we support.

We have 11 homes over 5 locations in Lincolnshire, with roles based in Bardney, Dorrington, Fiskerton, Ruskington and Stallingborough. On some occasions you may be required to travel between homes.

The details

✔ Based in Bardney
✔ £9.10 – £11.22 per hour (depending on experience)
✔ 40 hours per week
✔ Flexible contracts available
✔ Paid standby sleep-ins at £73.89 per night

The benefits

✔ Every other weekend off
✔ Free DBS
✔ Free training
✔ Free meals during shift
✔ Pension scheme with company contributions
✔ Paid mileage (for multi-base roles)
✔ Free cinema tickets upon passing probation
✔ Non-uniform
✔ Refer a friend scheme
✔ Apprenticeships

How we support you

✔ Aspire calls for career support
✔ Monthly one2ones to give your feedback
✔ Free eye tests
✔ Occupational health support
✔ Free 24/7 counselling service

Great days out

As part of your role you will be involved in a huge range of activities – from the adventurous, such as swimming, bowling and horse riding to the more day-to-day, such as shopping and housework. You’ll also have the chance to take part in the individuals’ holidays in the UK and abroad. There’s never a dull moment at Home From Home Care, and we pay for any days out and activities during your shift.

Career progression

If you’ve got the potential, the work ethic and the values, it’s likely you’ll have the opportunity to progress into a more senior role or a specialism. We always play to the strengths of our staff, which may include a skill set or an area of interest.

During the 12 month period between 1st December 2018 and 1st December 2019, 22% of our entire team progressed into new roles, with a total of 117 secondments. Furthermore, 96% of our current Registered and Assistant Managers have been internally promoted, all of whom joined us as Support Workers.

About us – Home From Home Care

We are a family run company making a real difference in the world of care.

Over the past 14 years we have developed specialist residential care homes for adults with learning disabilities and complex special needs. Combining our family perspective with our ONE TEAM Working approach, we create dynamic and therapeutic services around each individual in exceptional environments. We are rated Outstanding by CQC and Gold by Investors in People.

Join Our Dynamic Team

Please join us for a cup of tea join us for a cup of tea and an informal chat about the position at the Social Care Exchange every Friday between 11am and 4pm.

If you have previously applied for a role with us and were unsuccessful, please wait 6 months before reapplying