Support Worker - Fletcher Way

Location
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Salary
£21,216 pa
Posted
05 Jul 2019
Closes
21 Jul 2019
Ref
SW5008
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Organisation Type
Housing association / RP

About the Role

Fletcher Way is a brand new service supporting individuals with physical and learning disabilities in Hemel Hempstead. We currently have a full time Support Worker positions available.This is a modern, supported living property with independent flats for each resident. The flats are specially adapted to meet the needs of residents with hoists and wet rooms available for each resident.

Working as part of a dedicated team, your role as a Support Worker is to provide appropriate support to service users with their day to day needs,withintheir own home, which may be in a supported living scheme or in the wider community. This may involve providing assistance with personal care and promoting life skills such as shopping, managing budgets and domestic tasks such as cooking and cleaning. As a Support Worker you will write support plans and risk assessments to ensure that we are providing a service that meets each individual`s needs, supports their aspirations and maximises their independence.

It is essential that you are able to work to a rota and you will have a Full driving license.

About you

If you have previously worked in a care setting or health and social care field and have experience of providing support to vulnerable people then this role could be perfect for you.

We are looking for passionate people who are driven by the desire to make a difference and create a person-centred environment.

We are looking for passionate people who with a `can-do` attitude who are driven by the desire to make a difference and who have the ability to recognize the wishes and needs of vulnerable adults and communicate effectively using different methods according to people`s needs.

You will need to be able to:

  • Work shifts as part of a rota system which will include weekend and bank holiday working.
  • Work as part of a team to deliver an excellent service to the people we support.
  • Be flexible in your approach to work. You will have a commitment to equality and diversity and take a positive approach to supporting people with learning disabilities.

About Us

Hightown is a charitable housing association transforming thousands of lives every year. We do this by building hundreds of much needed new homes and providing care and supported housing services for a wide range of people. We have high ambitions, a principled approach and a dependable, flexible team that delivers.

The Benefits

We offer a range of benefits which include:

  • Generous annual leave allowance of 25 days per year, rising with service, plus statutory bank holidays
  • Workplace pension scheme
  • Regular support from your line manager and colleague
  • Commitment to health & wellbeing with the Five Ways to Wellbeing
  • Fully paid DBS
  • Friendly and supportive team environment
  • Employee assistance helpline
  • 45 pence per mile mileage for the first 5,000 miles
  • Life assurance of three times your annual salary
  • Comprehensive training and development support with the opportunity to gain a recognised vocational qualification
  • Annual bonus based on satisfactory performance

Closing date: Sunday 21st July 2019

Interview dates: Thursday 1st August 2019

How to apply

To apply for this position please complete our online application form. Please make sure that you give examples of how you meet the essential requirements of the person specification.

Hightown is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. Successful candidates will need to have a satisfactory enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure & Barring Service, together with any other relevant recruitment checks.

We are an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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