One to One Support Worker

Care and Support team member required in Hereford.

We are looking for support workers who are passionate about promoting independence; to provide care and companionship for a gentleman with MS living in his supportive family home in Hereford. He has a keen interest in sport – especially football – puzzles, quizzes and loves Hereford history… could you be the missing piece?

Support hours provided are 9am – 6pm, 7 days a week. We require 2-3 days each week and weekend working on rota. There are some high levels of support required with moving and positioning, catheter care and PEG feeding but for the right candidate experience is not essential as full training and shadow support will be provided to ensure that you are confident in carrying out all responsibilities.

“’A’ is a joy to support; he and his wife are so appreciative and lovely to be around. I know I’ve made a difference every day I’m with them”.

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.

Working in adult social care, you will make a real difference to people’s lives every day.

If you join us, you can expect:

  • Hourly rate £10.18 per hour
  • To make an incredible difference to the people you support
  • Paid Comprehensive induction and full training on appointment
  • Paid Enhanced DBS (as required for the post) costs covered by SIL
  • Paid company sick pay
  • Learning, development and career progression opportunities (Care Certificates, Health and Social Care Diplomas, training tailored for you)
  • Enhanced family friendly payments – Maternity, Paternity and Adoption pay.
  • Blue-light discount card
  • Regular supervision and support
  • Supportive and flexible work environment
  • Social events program – raffles, quizzes, Christmas hampers.
  • 28 days annual leave (increases with length of service)

Applying to work in social care at this time would be a hugely rewarding career choice, with national recognition and increased funding to the sector it’s a time of huge growth.

You don’t need lots of qualifications to start your career in adult social care. All you need is the right values. If you’re kind, honest, thoughtful, and looking to support others with compassion you’re the kind of person we’re looking for.

You will also get to work in an environment that promotes both personal and professional development, supports wellness in the workplace and a good work life balance.

Please feel free to visit our social media channels (Facebook and Twitter) and visit our website (www.s4il.co.uk) for more information about us, the work we do and what it’s like to work for SIL, the difference you could make and our passion for support independence for older and disabled people.  You could also take a look at our videos please take a look at our videos https://www.s4il.co.uk/about-us/videos/

Immediate start available

Please submit your CV or for an application pack please ring HR on 01568 616653

Please note face to face interviews are subject to COVID19 Health & Safety guidance and safety measures will be in place

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.

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