Support worker

  • Location

    Southampton

  • Sector:

    Nursing & Care, Health, Health Perms

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £22105 - £23728 per annum

  • Contact:

    Holly Gillbanks

  • Contact email:

    holly.gillbanks@meridianbs.co.uk

  • Contact phone:

    0161 929 3144

  • Job ref:

    HG-27

  • Published:

    4 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2022-07-21

  • Startdate:

    2022-06-20

Salary: £22,105 – £23,728 (£10.90 – £11.70 per hour)
Plus – £62.64 per sleep-in (working approx. 4-8 sleep ins per month, an additional £3,000-£6,000pa)

Do you want to work in a meaningful role supported by experts with genuine opportunities for career progression and personal development? Choose a career with Keys Group and you will support children with learning disabilities and autism in a homely environment to meet their individual needs and overcome their challenges preparing them to live full and happy lives.

Why choose Keys Group for your career?

This is an exciting time to join a leading and growing organisation as part of a friendly, professional and supportive team.
As well as competitive pay and in house professional support we provide and fully fund the necessary training to achieve valuable externally accredited qualifications.
Join us as a Residential Support Worker at our home in Southampton that cares for four children and we can offer:
  • The Real Living Wage as a minimum
  • Full induction and introductory programme
  • Fully funded training and qualifications
  • Enhanced pay scales that recognise both qualifications and experience
  • Enhanced company maternity & paternity pay
  • Free meals
  • A great employee Benefits programme
  • NEST Pension Scheme
  • Life assurance
  • Enhanced DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) check paid for by us
  • 28 days annual leave
More about the role
You will be part of a caring team that provides a safe and loving home for children and young people with learning disabilities and autism, led and supported by a registered manager.
As part of the team and along with other professionals, you will provide the therapeutic care and support needed for each individual child. You will act as a positive role model to meet their everyday living needs, developing trusting relationships that create recovery, growth and lasting change.

What do you need?

We want people who are naturally caring, flexible and resilient.
Experience and previous qualifications are not necessary but are welcome and will be recognised in your hourly pay rate.
You need to be able to work flexibly in caring for the children. This will include working shifts and sleep-ins with full-time and part-time hours being available.
Contact us today, we would be delighted to hear how you can join us in helping care for children to lead happy, healthy and successful lives.
Please note we reserve the right to close the vacancy early should we receive a significant number of suitable applications.
Keys Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of everyone in our care and therefore this post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.