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Female Assistant Support Worker

Employer
Hightown Housing Association Limited
Location
RG45 7DR, Crowthorne
Salary
£10,881 - £14,508 pa /£9.30 per hour
Closing date
4 Nov 2021

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Function
Community and Customer Services, Care and support, Housing / neighbourhood management, Social Care, Supported / sheltered housing
Seniority
Assistant / coordinator
Salary Band
Up to £30,000, £10,000 - £19,999
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
Organisation Type
Housing association / RP
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Job Details

At Hightown, we`re a housing charity that builds homes and support people. In Crowthorne we provide high-quality care and support to adults with learning and physical disabilities.

We are looking for some great new Support Workers to join our team who have the right values, behaviours and attitudes to be the difference. We have full time (37.5 hours) and part time (15, 22.5 & 30 hours) vacancies available.

Who we are looking for

We`re keen to recruit individuals who care regardless of qualifications or experience. We care more about you sharing and demonstrating our values, which are:

  • Putting our residents and service users first
  • Treating people with respect, promoting independence and choice
  • Developing passionate and committed teams
  • Being cost effective without compromising standards or safety

We will give you all the training and support you need to do the role including a qualification in health and social care, if you don`t already have one.

If you share our values, we`d love you to work for us.

You`ll be empowering our service users to lead the life they want and you`ll support them with their favourite music, aromatherapy and hydrotherapy sessions, going out for walks and swimming. You`ll join a strong, supportive team who are great communicators and able to engage with our residents who are mainly nonverbal. As part of the role you will be required to provide personal care and support with eating and drinking. It is a challenging but rewarding role where you can really be the difference to someone`s life.

If this sounds like the right opportunity for you or you want to have an informal chat, please contact us on 01442 292291or recruitment@hightownha.org.uk

Benefits

In return for your hard work and commitment, we offer a benefits package which includes:

  • Generous annual leave allowance of 33 days per year, including statutory bank holidays, rising to 35 days with service
  • £9.30 per hour
  • Regular support from your line manager and colleagues
  • Annual bonus based on satisfactory performance
  • Monthly attendance bonus on top of your basic salary
  • Annual salary and cost of living review
  • Commitment to health and wellbeing with the Five Ways to Wellbeing
  • Ongoing professional development and support to deliver outstanding support
  • Workplace pension scheme and life assurance of three times your annual salary
  • Refer-a-friend scheme: Earn a £130 bonus for each friend you refer to work for us
  • Access to Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for use at work
  • Access to COVID-19 vaccinations
  • Friendly and supportive team environment
  • Employee assistance helpline
  • Mileage paid for car usage
  • Fully paid DBS

If you are interested in joining our friendly team, please download the job description and click apply below.

Appointment to this position will be subject to satisfactory right to work, enhanced DBS, reference and medical checks.

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We are an Equal Opportunities Employer.

Covid-19 Information

During the pandemic we are following Government guidance regarding reducing transmission rates.

This means we are taking every precaution to keep you and everyone involved safe during the recruitment process. It also means that if legislative or other requirements change in the future, we may need to make vaccination mandatory for staff joining us. These matters can be discussed at interview.

Company

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.

We are a charitable association aiming to help people who cannot afford to buy or rent housing at market values. 
  
We currently manage over 7,000 homes (principally in Hertfordshire, Berkshire, Bedfordshire and Buckinghamshire) and employ over 1,000 full and part time staff. We have an annual turnover of £90 million and a development programme that will deliver around 450 new affordable homes each year.

Mission 

Building homes. Supporting people.

Values

  • Put residents and service users first.
  • Treat people with respect
  • Be cost effective
  • Don't compromise standards or safety
  • Develop passionate and committed teams

Culture

Hightown’s aim is to provide as many homes as we can at below market rates and a wide range of housing and support for people who are vulnerable and/or disabled. Hightown’s history over more than 50 years shows our continuing focus on our strong social purpose.

We are rated highly for financial and operational performance; and have a high grading from the Regulator of Social Housing.
Hightown is committed to retaining its distinctiveness and its reputation for making projects happen which demonstrate Hightown’s values and contribution to society.

We believe that, by developing decent homes and supporting individuals to live with confidence, independence and choice, our work delivers a tangible positive impact for local communities

Please see our vacancies below:

Find Us
Website:
Telephone
01442 292309
Location
Hightown House
Maylands Avenue
Hemel Hempstead
Hemel Hempstead
Hertfordshire
HP2 4XH
United Kingdom
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