Support Worker/Carer - Amersham Full & Part Time

£8.72 hourly
  • Lifeways Group
  • Buckinghamshire, UK
  • 14 Oct, 2020
Full time Healthcare Social Work

Job Description

The Lifeway’s Group is one of the UK’s leading providers of support services for people with diverse and often complex needs in community settings. Our vision is to help people live ordinary, independent and happy lives through extraordinary support.

Established in 1995, the Lifeways Group has over 10,000 employees providing specialist support services for people with learning disabilities, mental health needs, autism, profound and multiple learning disabilities, sensory and communication impairments, and acquired brain injuries. We do this through our portfolio of nine dedicated and specialist support services, which includes Autism Care, Brighton & Sussex Care, Care Solutions, Future Home Care, Integra, Keys Hill Park, Lifeways Community Care, Living Ambitions and SIL and currently support more than 6,000 people across the UK.

Job Description

Social Care solutions (part of the Lifeways Group) are recruiting for Support Workers/Carers for both full and part time vacancies in the central Amersham area.

 

We require dedicated Individuals to work in our supported living services supporting adults with learning disabilities, autism and autistic spectrum disorders, complex needs, mental health issues and challenging behaviours in all aspects of their daily lives.

 

BENEFITS TO WORKING WITH THE LIFEWAYS GROUP

  • We’ll pay for your DBS
  • PAY: £8.72
  • Hourly paid enhancements over the festive period bank holidays
  • Fully paid induction
  • Generous annual leave entitlement
  • Opportunity for overtime
  • Employee Discount and Assistance Scheme
  • Opportunity to undertake a NVQ in health and social care

 

We don’t require experience as full training is provided but we are looking for enthusiastic and self-motivated individuals who want to make a difference to the lives of the people we support!!!

 

Each service user has their own living area within the service building.

There is also a communal lounge area to meet up and chat with others in as well as a garden to relax in the summer months and do a spot of gardening where preferred.

You will support service users with all sorts of different activities including swimming, shopping, going for a coffee, going to the cinema, visiting zoos, clubs etc, so your work will be varied from day to day

 

You will also be expected to support the service user with general household chores such as cooking and laundry and housework such as hoovering and dusting. Please note that assisting with personal care such as bathing, toileting and feeding are part of the job role.

 

CONTRACTS AVAILABLE

  • Full time 37.5 hours per week
  • Part-time varied hours available
  • Sessional/Bank hours also available