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Support Worker

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Job Introduction

We are offering a £500 Welcome Bonus for this role! 

Are you looking for a Support Worker role where you can make a difference to those within the community? A fantastic opportunity has arisen to join our Supported Living Service team as a support worker, where you will have the chance to help promote independence and daily living tasks for our service users.

The Supported Living Service runs 24/7 all year round, so this role is perfect for someone who is looking for flexible working to help work around personal or family commitments. There are no set shift patterns as we work around the needs of our service users, so we can be flexible around the hours the successful candidate can work.

Since our service runs 24/7, we offer attractive enhancements for working unsocial hours and weekend and bank holidays shifts. By working unsocial hours (between the hours of 8pm and 8am) and Saturdays, you will receive basic pay rate plus 33%. For Sundays and Bank holidays, we offer basic rate of pay plus 50%!

We also received a recent CQC rating of 'Good'  (July 2023) 

Main Responsibility

You will be based primarily in Radstock but the role includes travelling to service users homes who live in the Bath and North East Somerset area. 

You will be making a difference to the lives of people within your community. The main responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Supporting service users in a person-centred way with their assessed needs; this could include shopping, cleaning, budgeting, personal care.
  • Being a key worker and lead on ensuring support plans and risk assessments are up to date.
  • Provide personal care to service users in a sensitive and dignified manner.
  • To administer and offer medication in accordance with the HCRG Care Group Medication Policy.

The Ideal Candidate

We are looking for someone who is passionate and enthusiastic about working within social care and wants to join a team who makes a difference to service users.

The ideal candidate will not necessarily need experience as a healthcare or support worker as we can provide training to support your learning and development when in post. So, you may not have experience working with adults with learning disabilities, but if you would like to take the first step in your career working within social care, we do offer apprenticeships to assist with each employees continued provisional development. For example, we offer level 2 or level 3 in adult care work apprenticeships and training for providing medication, manual handling and lifting training if required.

Since this is a community-based role, a full clean UK driving licence and access to a vehicle is essential.

Package Description

We are offering a £500 Welcome Bonus for this role! 

As a Support Worker, you’ll be part of our valued team in our Supported Living service in Radstock, Bath.

You will feel valued as a Support Worker within HCRG Care Group, receiving access to exclusive rewards and benefits including: 

  • A salary of £22,000-23,500 (pro-rata) with access to our group pension
  • Free tea and coffee at your base location
  • Membership of My Reward Hub, giving you access to discounts on every day purchases like grocery shopping as well as cashback and voucher offers for treats for you and those special to you
  • Access to your wages as you earn them to help cover life’s emergencies and avoid overdraft fees or high interest rates
  • Online and face to face help with your mental and physical wellbeing – from healthy recipes and activity challenges through to post trauma support, legal, debt and life management help, as well career coaching and counselling
  • Access to eLearning, bespoke career pathways and opportunities for continuing professional development through our ‘Outstanding’ learning and development team, The Learning Enterprise
  • An open, just culture where you’re encouraged to have and implement ideas which can help us deliver our purpose: changing lives through transforming health and care – backed up by at least £100,000 of ringfenced innovation funding each year
  • The pride of working for an organisation committed to the highest clinical and quality standards: with a majority of our rated services holding “good” or “outstanding” ratings from the Care Quality Commission

About the Company

We change lives by transforming health and care.

Established in 2006, we are one of the UK's leading independent providers of community health and care services, working with health and care commissioners and communities to transform services with a focus on experience, efficiency and improved outcomes. We deliver and transform adult and children community health services, primary care services including urgent care, sexual health, dermatology and MSK services as well as adult social care and wellbeing services. Across England, we support communities of many millions and directly help more than half a million people each year - guided by our simple values: we care, we think, we do.

We're committed to equal opportunities and welcome applications from a broad, diverse range of people who want to join our team. We’re a Disability Confident Committed company, so we work to provide facilities, work environment adjustments and technical solutions to be as inclusive of everyone.

While it doesn’t happen often, sometimes a role is very popular, and we’ll need to close it earlier than the date we’ve shown here. If you’re keen to join our team, we’d love to hear from you so please apply as soon as you can.

As you’d expect, safeguarding and protecting the children, young people and vulnerable adults that we work with is of the utmost importance so we have policies and procedures in place to promote safeguarding and safer working practices and everyone who joins the team is subject to a safer recruitment process, including the disclosure of criminal records and vetting checks.

Finally, we need to let you know that the company you’ll work for is part of HCRG Care Group Holdings Limited and by applying for this job we’ll need to process and hold information about you. If you would like to know a little more about how we use your information, please see our website's privacy policy. 

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