Achieve together

Support Worker

Source: Talent GB

Description

New to care or experienced?

Join us as a Support Worker at Valley Road in Totton which is a specialist residential service for males aged 18+ with learning disabilities, mental health needs, dementia and other associated health needs.

The property itself has 4 individuals in the main home and 1person we support lives in the purpose-built annexe for someone with mobility restrictions

Valley Road is a large, spacious property at the edge of the New Forest national park which offers forest trails, activities and peaceful walks which many of the residents enjoy throughout the year.

Location: Totton, Southampton, S040

Permanent, Full and part time positions available

Additional Information: Shift work which will include every other weekend

Your new job:

Achieve together is one of the UK’s leading providers of support for people with learning disabilities, autism and associated complex needs.

You will be working as part of a friendly team, supporting vulnerable adults with a range of physical, mental and learning disabilities. As a Support Worker you will play a vital part in providing the people we support with care and be able to profoundly improve their quality of life. You willassist people who are unable to live independently by offering them the practical help they need, as well as emotional support.

This may include:

  • Planning and engaging in activities such as cinema, attending day services, golf and baking
  • Promoting and supporting full personal care
  • Completing and maintaining detailed records, reports and notes
  • Cleaning, cooking and shopping
  • Planning and engaging in activities
  • Administering and recording medication
  • Complying with health and safety requirements
  • Why not head over to our website and read some of the fantastic success stories shared by people we support

    You!

    You do not need to have experience to be a Support Worker, although a basic level of English and Maths is required. We employ our Support Workers based on their values.

    You will be:

  • Patient
  • Understanding
  • Respectful 
  • Caring & compassionate 
  • Considerate 
  • Reliable and responsible
  • Our team members come from all walks of life, including: Retail, Hospitality, Warehouse, Security, Ex Forces, Sales, Administration, NHS, Social Care, Mental Health, Care Assistant, Outreach, Domiciliary Care, Health Carer and Residential Care.

    Your rewards include:

  • Free enhanced DBS checks and clearances*
  • Ongoing career development to support you in achieving your ambitions
  • Refer a Friend incentive scheme of £300 per referral*
  • 28 days holiday (Incl Bank Holidays)
  • Free structured and supported 12-week induction to get you off to a flying start! 
  • Personal online Learning and Development portal 
  • Opportunity to gain sector specific qualifications and to join our Leadership and Management Programme
  • Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) for help with financial, physical and mental wellbeing 
  • Discounts platform for permanent staff, including gift cards, discount codes and other benefits 
  • Pension - we contribute to your retirement fund 
  • Recognition and Reward Schemes including Long Service, Employee of the Month and Outstanding Achievement Awards
  • Or maybe it’s receiving the biggest smile from the person you support when they achieve a goal they never thought possible, and a heartfelt letter of thanks from their loved ones!

    *Subject to current Terms & Conditions

    Your new employer

    Achieve together – Ordinary Lives, Extraordinary People

    Our growing organisation has over 25 years of expertise, and our team of expert practitioners are proud to deliver high-quality support across England and Wales. We offer the support and stability of a successful organisation with the homely family feel in each setting which is underpinned by our values:

    Being Brave ...we are resourceful, open-minded & creative

    Having Fun ...we are present, engaged and communicate and connect

    Making things happen ...we are reliable, trustworthy and take ownership

    Valuing everyone ...we are good with people and emotionally intelligent

    Protecting you:

    We are committed to supporting our team members and take every precaution to ensure robust infection control procedures are followed and that they decrease the risk of Covid-19 transmission. Once a Support Worker you will be provided with full PPE, inclusive of hand sanitiser, masks, gloves, apron and shoe covers (where appropriate) and all the appropriate training to keep you and those around you safe.


    8 days ago



    Totton, England

    Achieve together

    Full Time

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