Support Workers – Days and Nights – Shewsbury – Permanent

We’re looking for Support Workers – days and nights – to work with us at a brand new service in Shrewsbury supporting a young male adult, just leaving children’s services, who has learning disabilities, autism and mental health needs. Supporting him in his day to day life at home, you will support him within the community as he enjoys fishing, shopping, doing work experience on a farm, goes to county training for English and Maths skills and playing Xbox.

As a Support Worker you will;

  • Accompany the people we support to activities, appointments etc.
  • Assisting with day to day living tasks such as cooking and cleaning
  • Ensuring the people we support are encouraged to reach their full potential
  • Personal Care (e.g. using the toilet, bathing)

Work full time covering different shifts throughout the day, evenings and nights spread across the week, weekends and Bank holidays. Covering shifts between the hours of 8:00am to 22:00pm and nights 22:00pm to 8:00am. Shifts are on a rota basis so you will know in advance to plan your time accordingly.

Our pay is £8.72 per hour + benefits

Due to the nature of this role it is highly desirable for successful applicants to hold a full valid driving licence and have access to their own vehicle.

This client is a specialist provider of adult social care, supporting people with complex needs to enjoy life and live as independently as possible in their own homes.

About you;

  • Have the ability to learn from experiences and change your approach when needed
  • Have energy and enthusiasm to provide the best support possible
  • Have motivation and drive to identify overcome obstacles
  • Have an understanding of and empathy for the people you are supporting
  • Show commitment to personal and professional development

Your reward:

Full training will be provided and you will also be supported in your new role by your local team from day one. In addition;

  • We pay for your enhanced criminal records disclosure
  • Personal training & development
  • Refer a friend bonus scheme – earn up to £350 (T&C’s apply)
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Pension scheme – if you join, we contribute too and life cover is provided
  • 28 days holiday inclusive of bank holidays, increasing one day per completed financial years’ service up to a maximum of 33 days inclusive bank holidays (pro rata)
  • Discount scheme on various high street shops including new airtime O2 contracts (T&C’s apply)
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