Senior Healthcare Assistant

Posted 09 January 2023
Salary Up to £14 per hour
Job type Permanent
Discipline Social Care
Contact NamePoppy Sugars

Job description

We are looking for Support workers to join our friendly and welcoming team here in Evesham. This is your chance to make a real difference to the lives of people with a learning disability and autism.

At this service in Evesham, we have one of the most fulfilling and meaningful jobs you can do. The people we support are all individuals with unique qualities and when you get to know and support them, you truly learn what job satisfaction really means.

This service is a care home to seven adults with profound, multiple disabilities and is filled with lots of fun and laughter. We thrive on providing person-centred active support and encourage this throughout everything we do.

Their team supports them in a way that gives them as much choice and control over their lives as possible. Close attention is paid to ensure that their health, social and educational needs are met and they each have a positive behaviour support plan which is closely followed.

As a Support Worker the critria is a professional qualification in health, education or social care is preferred but is not essential. In addition, you will ideally have previous experience supporting individuals within a social care, education or health environment. We want you to be a compassionate and friendly individual, who shares our Values

What will you be doing?

The purpose of your role is to give the highest possible standards of support to individuals with a learning disability, autism, challenging behaviour and/or complex needs. Your responsibilities are varied and no two days are the same. As well as providing physical and emotional support you may be needed to help with household tasks and personal care as well as supporting individuals with healthcare needs, e.g. taking medication. You will support with sensory needs and help people to engage in everyday home, social and leisure interests, reaching goals like travelling or holidays and working positively with their families and friends. This is all according to their personal choice

What's in it for you?

There are a range of benefits and career development opportunities with us in Evesham and we will give you a comprehensive induction, full training, and support along the way.

With Investors in People and Skills for Care accreditation we are committed to investing in you to ensure you have the specialist skills and expertise needed to support people to live the best life possible.

As a 'Gold' standard Investors in People accredited employer, we are committed to supporting colleague wellbeing as a priority. Within this, all Hft employees get access to the LifeWorks - the world's biggest 24/7 colleague counselling and support service. It is completely free for all colleagues to use in complete confidence, whenever and however they want to access it.

We offer

  • 25 days annual leave (plus 8 days statutory Bank holidays)
  • £14 per hour!
  • Sleep ins avaliable
  • Very flexible work rota!
  • 20% bank holidays allowance with an increased rate of 50% for Christmas Day, Boxing day and New Years Day
  • Apprenticeships - Earn whilst gaining a fully funded Level 2 Diploma in Health & Social Care with a Top 100 apprenticeship employer (ranked 11th in 2020)
  • Access to award-winning training and development
  • Annual staff award scheme
  • A contributory pension scheme & life assurance
  • Free DBS Check​​​​​​​