Care for others, make a difference. Working in adult social care, you can make a real difference to peoples’ lives helping to support our service users in a variety of ways to live independently in the comfort of their own home.
What is the role?
Our Independent Living at Home (ILH) team support adults that have learning disabilities, physical disabilities and long-term health conditions.
As a support worker, you’ll not only make an incredible difference to the people you support but you’ll get to enjoy days out, activities and find it hugely rewarding.
We are looking for someone to provide care, companionship, and safety for a gentleman with dementia living independently in Leominster. He is a keen walker, well-loved in the community, and benefits from confident companions with a good sense of humour.
See what others think about the role: Zara Cook and Sam Gawler.
In return we will give you:
- Hourly rate of £10.18
- Paid mileage at 0.45p per mile.
- Paid Comprehensive Induction, training and mentoring
- Career Progression through continued learning and development opportunities
- Enhanced family friendly benefits to include Maternity, Paternity and adoption pay
- Paid Blue light discount scheme membership
- Paid company sick pay
- Paid DBS
- 28 days Annual leave that increases with length of service
- Company mobile phone
- For the complete list of benefits go to: Benefits
You will get to work in an environment that promotes both personal and professional development, supports wellness in the workplace and a good work-life balance.
When and where?
Working on a 2-week basis we require: 3 days per fortnight, including at least one weekend day; or 3 weekend days per fortnight. We provide support to this gentleman in Leominster from 2:30 – 8pm, 7 days a week.
Whilst we are offering this position as a dedicated support post to an individual for those who would prefer a single work location, there are additional hours available with other service users if you are looking for them.
What are we looking for?
You don’t need lots of qualifications to start your career in care. All you need is the right values. If you are kind, honest, thoughtful, and could support others with compassion you’re the person we’re looking for. We will provide full training and mentoring to ensure you are confident in the role and responsibilities.
This particular Service User loves to walk so being outdoors and being able to walk a couple of miles is essential.
How do I apply?
For more information or to apply you can contact us in the following ways:
- Submit your CV to jobs@S4il.co.uk
- Call HR on 01568 616653
- Don’t let completing the paperwork put you off – call us to discuss your suitability for the role.
Please note face to face interviews are subject to COVID19 Health & Safety guidance and safety measures will be in place.
Equality & Diversity
SIL is a member of the Armed Forces Covenant and will interview all veterans and family members of service personnel who meet the essential requirements. Read more about how we live up to our commitment: Armed Forces Covenant
We are also a Disability Confident Leader; as such we will:
- Interview applicants with a disability who meet the essential requirements on a person specification
- Providing an inclusive and accessible recruitment process
- Making reasonable adjustments during the recruitment process so disabled job applicants have the best opportunity to demonstrate that they can do the job
Read more about how we live up to our commitment: Disability Confident Leader
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