Support Worker

Are you looking to do more than just a job? Do you want to come home knowing that you have made a difference? If so, read on to learn more about a career as a Support Worker with Discovery in Rhydderch House The individual's you'd be supporting make the key desicions about their lives and who they want in it, including who supports them.

Rhydderch House is situated in the heart of Crewkerne, the people we support require to live as much as a independent life as possible. This involves supporting with all daily tasks, activities, choices and providing support with health needs. The people we support enjoy a wide range of activities which include accessing the local and wider community, church, swimming, walks, shopping and in house activities such as baking, gardening, arts and crafts, to provide a flexible and responsive personalised service .

Experience isn't required to join our team, as we provide full training but sharing our values is vital: Ambition, Courage, Intergrity, Partnership and Respect.

Why join us?

  • Full-time or part-time contracts available
  • 9.00 per hour, £9.90 per hour (nights), £30.50 per sleep in.
  • 30 days annual leave (including bank holidays)
  • Travel allowance for some services – discussed at interview if applicable.
  • Supported ‘Learn to Drive’ scheme (up to 30 driving lessons, 1 theory/practical test - all paid for by us)
  • A 24 Hour Employee Assistance Programme for you and your family members.
  • Long Service Awards, Life Assurance and Pension scheme
  • Great Induction and training opportunities including the Care Certificate, and Diploma in Health & Social Care.

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We want the people we support to have fulfilling lives and we want our colleagues to have great careers with us. If you would like to be a part of our team and feel that your values match ours, please apply by clicking the button below, or contact Sean on 0300 303 9202 for an informal conversation about the role. Before you know it you could be making a positive difference every day.

Please note: To minimise the risks relating to Covid-19, we have decided to conduct all of our initial interviews for the foreseeable future as Telephone/Video Interviews, rather than face-to-face. If you have any queries or questions about this, please call us on 0300 303 9202 and we will be happy to advise and provided reasonable adjustments if required.

This role requires an enhanced DBS Disclosure, which will be obtained for you by Discovery.

Discovery is an equal opportunities employer that values diversity and is strongly committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all employees and applicants for employment. As Disability Confident Leaders we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for this vacancy. Dimensions Group, which includes Discovery has been awarded this symbol by Jobcentre Plus to recognise our commitment towards the employment, retention, training and career development of disabled employees. As part of our commitment to making reasonable adjustments we can offer support to complete your application using assistive technology.

Other organisations may call this role Community Support Worker, Residential Support Worker, Care Worker, Care Assistant, Social Care Worker, Social Care Assistant or, Bank HCA, Healthcare Assistant or Carer.

Requirements

  • Support Worker
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