Bank/ Relief Care and Support Workers (Learning Disabilities)

£9.50 hourly
  • Camphill Milton Keynes Communities Ltd
  • Milton Keynes, UK
  • 22 Apr, 2021
Part time Charity Healthcare & Medical Nurse Social Work

Job Description

Do you want to be part of a unique Community where people live, work, learn and celebrate life together?

About us:

Camphill Milton Keynes Communities is a charity providing unique person centred support, based on a modern view of the Camphill movement, for about 60 adults with learning disabilities and autistic spectrum disorder, as well as day care opportunities, including horticulture, a bakery, café, weavery, a theatre, a shop, tools refurbishing and other therapeutic activities.

About the role:

We currently have opportunities for Bank Support Workers to join us on a casual basis alongside our caring and dedicated team of support staff and volunteers. Our team of Bank Support Staff will provide cover for planned and unplanned staff absences as well as bringing specific skills or experiences that we may require for short periods of time. Our values promote the view that everyone here is appreciated for who they are and the special qualities they bring to the community life.

You must be flexible in your availability to work as the role will involve covering a variety of shifts including day, evening, weekends and holiday cover. Regular or set hours cannot be guaranteed as work will be on an ad hoc basis. We may require cover for a day, a weekend or a number of weeks depending on the needs of our community equally you are not committed to accepting regular work however once booked we would share a commitment to the hours agreed.

All of our support workers play a key role in enabling service users to try to achieve their goals and aspirations through person centred support plans and their ongoing development.

About you:

You don’t need any qualifications as a full induction plus professional training will be provided. Ideally you will have previous experience of working with adults with a range of abilities.

The most important thing is a caring attitude, compassion, genuine interest in people and willingness to work in accordance with our Mission and Vision Statement.

Why join us?

“Thank you for your amazing support and the chance to learn amongst very competent staff, lovely people and atmosphere” (new support worker).

  • We are keen on staff development! We offer excellent professional and career development and training opportunities, including professional qualifications.
  • We promote a diverse, friendly and high quality working environment with flexible shift patterns.
  • We offer the opportunity to work amongst a team of dedicated, creative and supportive colleagues.
  • We provide a fully paid DBS, generous holiday and work pension scheme.

Do you want to be part of a unique Community where people live, work, learn and celebrate life together?

If yes, then please apply by submitting your CV and a short supporting statement:

“What is it about working with us in this position that interests you and what skills, experience and values can you bring”?

Please Note: we review applications frequently and interviews will take place shortly after we shortlist them.   If we feel we have received a sufficient number of applications, we reserve the right to close the advert early. Don't hesitate and apply as soon as possible.

We are an equal opportunities employer that promotes diversity within our workforce and welcome applications from all sections of the community, regardless of sexual orientation, race, age, gender, disability, religion or belief.

All offers of employment are subject to satisfactory references, an enhanced DBS check and eligibility to work in the UK.

Registered Charity 283556