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Make a real difference in the lives of people with complex needs

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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The role of support worker is to ensure that people we support are able to live independently, in a community setting. Your role will be to support people and provide the guidance and encouragement needed to reach their full potential.

As well as supporting practical tasks such as personal care and domestic skills, your role will be to help people get out and about in the local community. This might include shopping and visiting cafes, or taking part in community activities, seeing family and supporting goals and aspirations such as going to college or holidays.

Essential roles of a support worker may include: providing personal care, assisting service users with developing social and domestic skills, including cooking and household chores; administering medication; budgeting, shopping, and ensuring participation in scheduled activities at home and in the community.

Benefits

  • £100 Start-Up Bonus for Contracted Staff
  • Drive to work scheme
  • 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.
  • Overtime rates
  • Refer a friend scheme
  • Health Assured Employee Assistance Programme

As a support worker you will report directly to the Service Manager, but you may also work under the supervision of a senior support worker.

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    Hours: To be discussed at Interview
    Area: Kirby Le Soken

    Overview
    The role of Team Lead is that of a support worker, but with additional roles and responsibilities. In addition to undertaking regular support responsibilities, a Team Lead will be expected to oversee the day to day running and management of a service. This includes ensuring that the Service User or Users within the service is, or are, involved in all aspects of their care; that other staff respect their right to make choices; and that the Service User or Users has, or have, a full and meaningful activity schedule which is adhered to by all members of the team.

    A Team Lead is responsible for leading and supervising a team and developing a level of team cohesion which will enable the consistent application of the Service User or Users Support Plan, Medication Regime and Protocols, Risk Assessments, Positive Behavior Support Plan and Behavior Protocols.

    A Team Lead will report directly to the Service Manager. This includes the timely reporting of any problems or concerns as well as assisting the Service Manager in the completion of audits, timesheets, mileage sheets, mandatory Health and Safety checks and other weekly or monthly designated requirements as delegated by the Service Manager.

    As an essential part of self-development, a Team Lead will, if needed, be able to act up in the absence of the Service Manager. This may include, devising and managing rotas and covering shifts, providing supervision to others, and undertaking or delegating audit and other such tasks where deemed appropriate.

    This is not an extensive list but a summary of the job role.
    A full job description will be made available

    Job Types: Full-time, Contract

    Salary: £9.05-£10.05 per hour

    COVID-19 considerations:
    We provide all staff with PPE and Covid Tests on site

    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

    Apply now




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