Support Worker - Male Only

  • Location

    Carlisle

  • Sector:

    Nursing & Care, Health

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £9.22 per hour, Benefits: Great benefits

  • Contact:

    Olivia Forsyth

  • Contact email:

    Oforsyth@meridianbs.co.uk

  • Contact phone:

    07425 675166

  • Job ref:

    SW/Carlisle2/OF

  • Published:

    20 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-12-12

  • Startdate:

    2021-11-12

Support Worker (Male Only) 
Location: Carlisle
Salary: £9.22 Per Hour

This organisation provides care to adults with Learning Disabilities, Autism and various health conditions across England. They focus on always providing quality care in a variation of settings including residential, supported living and outreach. They also operate in a not-for-profit bases and invest their funds back into the services to ensure clients and staff are the focus of all decisions made. This company have a silver accreditation from Investors in People meaning that you have a range of courses to gain recognised qualifications from to help you progress!
 
This is a 24 hour service, therefore flexibility is essential. You will be working a range of shifts from 7:00am to 2:00/3:00pm and 2:00/3:00 pm to 9:00/10:00pm, sleep ins or waking nights, some weekends.
 
Role:
  • Promoting the independence of people we support
  • Supporting a full range of daily activities including cleaning and cooking, days out or going away on holiday
  • Arranging activities in the home and in the local community
  • Developing residents' life skills and personal interests
  • Helping residents stay safe and healthy
  • Assisting with personal care needs
  • Manual handling
  • Supporting people with medication
  • Ensuring record keeping is maintained to the required standard at all times and contributing to service monitoring requirements
 
Benefits:
  • Comprehensive learning and development opportunities.
  • 28 days’ paid holiday a year, increasing with each year of service up to 30 days. Plus the option to buy or sell additional holidays.
  • An exclusive discounts hub for colleagues, to help make your money go further – including high street shopping, pubs and restaurants, mobile phones, gym memberships, and much more. You’ll also have access to the Blue Light Card, for even more discounts and savings!
  • Flexible working solutions to support your work-life balance
  • Life Assurance of up to 3x annual salary and a competitive Pension Scheme to support your savings and security
  • A 24/7 Employee Assistance Programme including a Digital GP, legal advice and more – all free to you and your immediate family
  • Flexible benefit options including a Cycle to Work scheme and interest-free Season Ticket Loans
  • A £200 bonus if you successfully refer a friend as a new colleague through our Refer a Friend scheme, as a thanks from us!
Requirements:
  • Experience working with adults.
  • Passionate, caring, and enthusiastic approach.
  • Good team player.
If you are interested in this role please send in your CV, or call us on 07425675166/email oforsyth@meridianbs.co.uk.