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Are you a Support Worker with a passion for supporting individuals with complex needs? We’re looking for experienced people to work with one of our non verbal female clients on a 1-1 basis using Positive Behaviour Support to deliver care that is specific to the needs of the individual.

What does the role involve?

This could include anything from day-to-day activities like cooking, crafts and personal or domestic care, to shopping and day trips, seeing family and supporting goals and aspirations such as going to college or holidays.

What skills do I need?

Above all, we look for people who are friendly, patient, compassionate and honest. Continuity and trust are very important in the work that we do, so reliability is key. The role is focused on building relationships, creating opportunities, and encouraging people to achieve their goals.

We’re ideally looking for people with experience of supporting people with complex needs, positive behaviour support and experience of behaviour that can be defined as “challenging”.

To be successful in the role, you’ll need to have a strong personality, the resilience to support people through difficult times and a keen sense of humour. Being a Support Worker is not always the easiest job, but it is rewarding.

Training and development

All new starters will undergo a comprehensive induction, as well as having access to ongoing training and development opportunities. A carer at Aldanat isn’t just about creating opportunities for others – you’ll also have the opportunity to shape your own career and achieve your full potential.

Benefits

As well as the fulfilment of knowing you’re supporting others to live a rewarding life, you’ll also have access to a range of benefits:

  • £100 Start-Up Bonus for Contracted Staff
  • Drive to work scheme – pick up and drop off from key locations
  • Flexible shifts/Overtime & Weekend Enhanced pay/Day or Night work
  • 28 Days annual leave
  • Paid Induction training and E learning
  • Fully paid shadowing support from experienced staff
  • Contributory Pension Plan
  • Career progression available
  • NVQ Certificate accreditation training available for all staff
  • Refer a friend scheme
  • Comprehensive Employee Wellbeing Programme

About Aldanat Care

We provide support for people with learning disabilities, mental health and complex needs either in supported living or residential accommodation. Originally founded in 2008, Aldanat has grown to become one of the leading social care providers in Essex, offering specialised, person-centred support 24 hours per day, 52 weeks per year.

We believe in person-centred care which promotes independence, enhances life skills and provides opportunities for personal development. Ultimately, our goal is to help the people we support to achieve their ambitions and enjoy life to its fullest.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: £9.25-£10.55 per hour

To register your interest for this post, please contact on 01255 870281 or submit the form below and a member of our team will be in touch

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    Real job satisfaction

    Working in the care sector is an extremely rewarding job. By becoming a support worker, you’ll support people to increase their independence and achieve their goals and aspirations. The job can undoubtedly be demanding at times, but the support you offer can make a huge difference to the lives of the people you support. If you have kindness, compassion, strength of character and a drive to support people to live their best lives, please get in touch to find out more.

    A valued team member

    We’re a friendly team with supportive management and a can-do approach. Our people are at the centre of what we do and we value every individual. We offer paid training for people who are new to care and continually invest in staff development and retention. We also offer flexible shifts, competitive rates, access to bonus and pension schemes and 28 days of paid annual leave. We also have an established wellbeing programme, offering you and your family access to support with physical or mental health issues and financial difficulties.

    Job security

    Aldanat Care has an excellent reputation in the industry for providing high quality person centred care for individuals with often highly complex needs. We’re committed to investing in our people and growing our business, ensuring that Aldanat care can continue to support our clients and offer rewarding job opportunities for years to come.

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