Support Worker - Taunton

Recruiter
Priory Adult Care
Location
Taunton
Salary
£7.65 - 7.65 per hour
Posted
10 Aug 2017
Expires
15 Sep 2017
Priory Adult Care is the UK’s leading independent provider of specialist adult care services. Our aim is to provide the right support in the right home for all the individuals we accommodate. With community-based residential care settings, as well as a network of supported living services, we support adults over the age of 18 with autism, dementia, learning disabilities, mental health conditions, Prader-Willi Syndrome (PWS) and behaviours that challenge. We also offer a range of residential and nursing care settings for older people with varying levels of need. ‘Supporting You’ is the name for this specialist service for people who want to live a more independent life, for individuals who want more choice and control, and who want to have a personalised service to meet their needs. SYI Taunton is looking for inspirational employees. Supporting You in the South West (SYI Taunton), is looking for exceptional team members, to support adults who live in their own homes. Are you interested in a rewarding career where you will inspire and enable people? Do you want to be part of a team, setting the standard for excellent support in Taunton? You'll need to be flexible, have a great sense of humour, able to listen, be patient, and most of all be passionate about person centered support. If you want to work for an expanding company that believes in supporting their staff to achieve their full potential. A company that offers a great employee benefit scheme along with a competitive salary, oodles of learning and development opportunities and a company contribution pension. Well look no further because we are just what you've been searching for. We provide support to individuals living in their own tenancies in a range of shared houses and individual flats as well as providing outreach support to vulnerable adults in the community. Support Workers are crucial in ensuring that the highest quality of support is available to people as and when they need and require it. The role will involve you directly supporting individuals to achieve outcomes, hopes and dreams. You will play a key role in; building confidence and self-esteem, encouraging daily living skills, supporting with household duties, the administration of medication, assisting with personal hygiene, and having fun. Diploma level 2 is desirable but not essential, as all staff will be able to enrol on a QCF diploma with us for free. All employees will benefit from a full induction and training programme, continuous personal development through elearning and face to face development opportunities. Successful applicants will work as part of a rota that includes evenings, weekends and sleep-in duties (where required). We are a family friendly organisation and flexible working arrangements are available. As part of our staff benefits (which includes discounts off high street retailers / holidays / jewellers / supermarkets and many many more) we also offer childcare vouchers and an employee assistance programme. So what are you waiting for? What we’d like from you: Excellent communication skills Effective organisational capability Great team player Flexibility to respond to the changing needs of those who we support Strong “can do” attitude What we’d like to give you: A competitive salary Enhanced disclosure cost coverage Comprehensive induction and commitment to ongoing training 28 days annual leave including bank holidays Online benefits and cashback rewards Cycle to work scheme Just Drive scheme SMART Childcare Vouchers SMART Pension option Disclosure All roles will be subject to a successful disclosure at an appropriate level from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS), Access NI or Disclosure Scotland. We are an equal opportunities employer. This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/75353325