Care & Support Worker

Location
Chesterfield, Derbyshire
Salary
£8.21 per hour + Benefits
Posted
15 Jul 2019
Closes
15 Aug 2019
Ref
MTVH85179
Seniority
Officer
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
Organisation Type
Housing association / RP

About Us

Metropolitan Thames Valley Housing has a vision that “everyone has a home and the opportunity to live well”; that means working with partners to create sustainable and vibrant neighbourhoods where our customers want to live. With 57,000 homes and more than 120,000 residents and customers we have a real opportunity to make that vision a reality. Our people care, dare and collaborate to ensure we achieve this People Powered Living.

This role

Working within one of our smaller intermit services as a care & support worker. You will provide dignified care and support to 4 customers whom all have severe learning disabilities and require personal care in addition to general support.

You will be responsible for support plans and liaising with others that support residence on a day to day basis to remain independent. This includes encouraging customers to be as independent as possible and be involved in social activities so they are a valuable part of the community.

Within this role you will be required to work flexibly over a seven day rota including bank holidays. This role is 20 hours a week and includes earlies, lates and sleep ins for which you get an additional payment. There will also be the opportunity to do additional hours to cover holidays if you wish to.

What you`ll need to succeed

This is an ideal opportunity for either someone seeking to start their career in care or taking the next step in your career.Therefor previous experience is not needed, but you must have a passion to provide dignified care to vulnerable adults.Dare to think of different ways to improve customer’s independence and collaborate with others for the benefit of all.

Due to these care needs we can only accept applications from females. (Sch. 9 s. 1 (1) Equality Act 2010 applies)

What you`ll get in return

In return, you will be exposed to the fast-paced environment where you can benefit from our comprehensive in-house training to continue developing and utilising your skill set.

We offer great benefits, in addition to generous holiday entitlement we provide:

-eye care scheme
-salary sacrifice schemes and season ticket loans
-enhanced maternity, paternity and adoption leave
-life assurance with a matched contribution (up to 12%) pension scheme

-plus lots of voluntary benefits including cash back and discounts from high street names

What you need to do now

If you`re interested in this role, take a look at the attached Job Description for more details and if it`s the ideal job for you, click `apply now` to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or for more information please call the internal recruitment team.

Our promise

All employment decisions at MTVH are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to age, disability, gender reassignment, marital status, pregnancy or maternity, race or religion, sex or sexual orientation.

"We are proud to have been recognised by Disability Confident for our commitment to disabled people and those with long term health conditions by providing fair and equal opportunities for all applicants enabling them to fulfil their potential and realise their aspirations."