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Support Worker- Southmoor, Oxfordshire

Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Remote Working
Remote Working
£11.00 Per Hour
Job Type
2 Sep 2022
Job Role Support Worker Location: Southmoor OX13 5AF, Oxfordshire Salary: £11.00 per hour - £14.00 per hour Weekdays: £11.00 per hour and Weekend £14.00 per hour Additional £1200 per year based on 2 waking nights per month Overtime rate: Weekdays £11 per hour and weekends £14 per hour Hours:37.5 hours per week on a shift basis Shift Patterns: 7.00 am 3.00 pm, 2.00 pm 10.00 pm, 10:00 pm 7:15 am Monday to Sunday Bank hours also availableEmployment Type: Full time (37.5 hours per week), Permanent • Develop professionally to achieve professional qualifications - Care Certificate, QCF levels 2-5, at no cost to you! • 28 days holiday (incl. bank holidays), increasing to 36 days with long service (1 extra day for each year of service) • Discounts and cashback at hundreds of shops, restaurants, and activities, plus eligibility for Blue Light Card discounts Please see below SeeAbility's extensive benefits and reward package Full UK driving licence preferred but not essential. About our service We are a new supported living home based in Southmoor with two residents. The people we support have autism and learning disabilities and something we want to emphasize is providing them the quality of life and quality of care by supporting them to live independently and be out and about in their community. We place huge importance on flexible working and want to make sure the hours suit you, with various shift patterns including weekends, waking nights and sleep ins. No experience is required as long as you have the right attitude and passion, you will succeed in this role. About the role As a support worker your contribution will be invaluable. You ll work as a team to provide support for people who have Autism and Learning Disabilities; helping them to live as independently as possible. Through skillful interactions and involvement in person centred planning and partnership working you ll work with them and their families, to provide excellent, person centred support, which is both safe, maximises choice and control and identifies outcomes that improve the quality of their everyday life. You ll be part of a team that includes support from a positive behaviour support consultant. Your day-to-day management will come from an experienced, passionate leader who will work alongside you. This will assist you with your own leadership and interactions that will in turn enable people to move forward in their lives creating community connections, friends, hobbies, interests, and work. Being passionate, creative and values led will really help you in achieving the small and bigger goals and outcomes that we all see as part of a safe, happy, healthy and empowering life. About you As a support worker you will be looking for full-time or part-time role and happy to work on a rota basis, covering a combination of mornings, evenings and weekend support. Although we welcome you if you've been a Care Assistant, Support Worker or equivalent, experience isn t necessary. At SeeAbility, our values are of upmost importance to us, paired with a kind, caring and an enthusiastic approach. If this, is you, then we would love to hear from you. We are looking for people who embrace differences, promote inclusivity and value and respect one another. About us Registered as The Royal School for the Blind, SeeAbility is one of the oldest disability charities in the UK and has pioneered specialist support for over 220 years. We specialise in supporting people who have learning disabilities or autism, who may also have sight loss, to live ambitious lives and achieve things they never thought possible. Whether that is forming more friendships and relationships, enjoying new experiences and activities or finding employment. Training and Development At SeeAbility, we fully support your training and development. You will start with an extensive Induction programme and throughout your probationary period you will be equipped with face-to-face training, e-learning and guidance to support you whilst in your new role. Your continued development is important to us, therefore, SeeAbility offer the means to progress your career, your way! You will learn and be supported in your role, and have the opportunity achieve professional qualifications - Care Certificate, QCF levels 2-5, which are funded by SeeAbility! Please note we reserve the right to close this advert early if we have received a sufficient number of applications, so don't delay, apply today. Safer Recruitment and Diversity SeeAbility safeguards and promotes the welfare of the young people and adults we support. Therefore, we work with successful candidates to complete appropriate vetting checks prior to joining. SeeAbility is committed to promoting equality, encouraging diversity and embracing inclusion among our workforce. We want our workforce to be truly representative of all sections of society and the people we support. COVID-19 Information During the pandemic we are following Government guidance regarding reducing transmission rates. This means we take every precaution to keep you, and everyone involved safe during the recruitment process. Additionally, some of our services requires you to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (or exempt). This means having Vaccinations 1 and 2. You can join us if you have had at least one vaccination and have your second vaccination 10 weeks after the first. Our Benefits Our colleagues at SeeAbility are extremely valued, and so everyone has access to a fantastic package of benefits. Your extraordinary opportunities Leadership development academy and talent programme for the next steps in your career Fully paid essential training Funded professional qualifications Care Certificate, QCF levels 2-5 available Annual excellence awards Long service awards and recognition Quarterly 1:1s: Opportunity to discuss your progress and your futureYour work-life balance 28 days holiday (incl. bank holidays), increasing to 36 days with long service (1 extra day for each year of service) Buy and sell up to 3 days annual leave Life events - Time off when you need it most Flexible working - We are up for anything that works for your team and the wider organisationYour money goes further Discounts and cashback at hundreds of shops, restaurants and activities Eligible for Blue Light Card discounts Save 10% on monthly bus travel Pay reviews and commitment to pay competitive rates Employer contributory pension scheme - Support and tools to help you make the right decisions about your future Refer a friend and receive £600 Paid DBS and renewals Season ticket loans Discounted mobile phone optionsYour wellbeing counts Life assurance of 2x annual salary Free 24/7 employee assistance programme for advice and support Free eye care vouchers Discounted gym membershipIf you want to make a difference too, join our team
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  • Job Reference: 702847789-2
  • Date Posted: 2 September 2022
  • Recruiter: SEEABILITY
  • Location: Abingdon, Oxfordshire
  • Remote Working: Some remote working possible
  • Salary: £11.00 Per Hour
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent