Full Time Support Worker
Cransley, Kettering, Northamptonshire
We’re Alderwood, a specialist care organisation supporting young adults on the autism spectrum or with challenging behavioural issues.
Providing care and education as part of an integrated support system, we run a number of small homes with a family-type feel to enable our service users and residents to feel at home and comfortable.
Cransley is our newest home with six bedrooms for young people with complex autism. Situated within a beautiful building overlooking the countryside, Cransley boasts an ensuite and bathroom, large lounge, dining room, kitchen, utility room, conservatory and garden.
We are now looking for a Full Time Support Worker to join our team at Cransley supporting six residents with autism.
- Salary of £9.10 per hour (£17,271.80 per annum)
- 28 days’ paid holiday
- Pension contribution (4% of salary)
- Death in service benefit (2 X salary)
- Your own Personal Development Portfolio (PDP)
- Your own 1:1 mentoring programme to guide you through your first 6 months
- Vocational qualifications such as diplomas and bespoke training programs
- Continuous development and career progression
- Long Service Awards
- Refer a Friend Award
- Employee of the Month scheme
As a Support Worker, you will be tasked with joining a team of care workers supporting the residents of Cransley.
Providing residents with a stimulating and engaging environment, you will support their personal needs and supervise appropriate activities that enable learning and development in residents.
You’ll receive comprehensive training to equip you with the skills you need and full support from other team members. The training is hands-on, interactive and delivered by previous support workers as part of group training sessions.
Although no experience is required, to be considered as a Support Worker, you will need:
- To be sensitive to people with unique or challenging needs
- Initiative, flexibility and the ability to stay calm in a crisis
- The willingness to learn and a commitment to developing further skills
- To be reliable, positive and punctual
Other organisations may call this role Care Worker, Autism Support Worker, Residential Care Worker, Residential Support Worker, Junior Care Worker, Trainee Carer, Care Assistant, Personal Care Assistant, or Autism Care Assistant.
This is a full time role, working 36.5 hours per week on the following shifts: 7:15am - 2:30pm and 2:15pm - 9:30pm and alternate weekends.
The organisation is committed to safeguarding vulnerable groups and will require the successful applicant to complete an enhanced DBS check prior to commencing their role. It is expected that all staff are committed to safeguarding and working within the guidelines set out by Alderwood for vulnerable people.
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Full Time Support Worker