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Job Role

Support Worker based at a new supported living home in Didcot

Location: Didcot

Salary: £18,330 - £19,552 per annum 

Full or part time positions (full-time varies between 37.5 - 40 hours/week) flexibility to work early mornings, evenings, weekends, sleep-ins

Full UK driving is preferred but not essential for the role
 
Are you looking to be a part of an amazing team to support five people at the beginning of the next chapter of their lives, starting a new journey where they can thrive, be happy and achieve things they never thought possible?

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.

Main Duties & Responsibilities

  • To work as part of a team and be values driven
  • Engage with and follow personal support plans
  • Follow key behaviour strategies and feedback on the effectiveness of these
  • Be resilient, positive and professional 
  • Participation in a wide range of activities in people’s homes and community 
  • Use own initiative and think of solutions 
Our Benefits
  • Discounts platform ‘The Hive’ for permanent staff, including gift cards, discount codes and other benefits
  • Pension scheme
  • Long Service, Employee of the Month and Annual Staff Awards
  • Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) for help with financial, physical and mental wellbeing
  • Paid enhanced DBS
  • E-learning/Classroom training/Diplomas
  • Regular one to one supervision
  • Refer a friend bonus scheme – £600
  • 28 days annual leave increasing with length of service
  • Flexible working
  • Life assurance
  • As a “key worker” you will benefit from government incentive schemes
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