Support Worker

Supporting people in one of our Residential or Support Living services situated throughout Wirral, NW Cheshire and Wrexham.

Closing date Sun 31 Jul 2022

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Location: Various throughout Wirral, NW Cheshire and Wrexham

Salary: To £10.15 p.h. (£21,170 p.a.) + enhanced overtime

Hours Per Week: up to 40

Employment Type: Care Staff

Job title: Support Worker

Location: Various locations through out the Wirral, NW Cheshire and Wrexham (including: Bromborough, Bebington, Rock Ferry, Wallasey, Neston, Great Sutton, Ellesmere Port and Wrexham Town Centre).  On part 3 of the form (in 'Apply') tell us which locations you can work.

Salary:  £10.10 p.h. - £21,066 pa (or to £ 10.15 p.h. (£21,170 p.a.) if QCF/NVQ level 2 in H&SC equivelent or above)

Hours: Our core hours are 35 hrs p.w.  This can be made up to 40 hrs p.w. on our main sites.  We have a range of other opportunities to work fewer hours if you prefer.

Sleep ins: Some of our locations require staff to undertake sleep in duties.  These are payable at £60 per night.

Overtime pay:  Overtime is available at an additional £1 per hour weekdays or £2.50 per hour weekends on top of your hourly rate of pay.

Rota: Typically on a 3 week rota and includes evenings and weekend working

Benefits:

  • Full, paid, award winning training and ongoing support to develop your skills and to obtain formal qualifications in Social Care.
  • 28 days annual leave.
  • Free meals
  • Up to a further 5 days leave on our optional annual leave buy-back scheme
  • Company Sick pay scheme, rising to 8 weeks full and 8 weeks half pay
  • Numerous discounts at local shops, restaurants and leisure facilities
  • Attendance incentive scheme
  • Access to a defined contribution pension scheme (NEST) with a contribution from the organisation
  • Tax free cycle to work scheme

About Autism Together:

Started in 1968 in Bromborough on the Wirral, we are now one of the UKs largest charities dedicated to supporting people with Autism.  We have number of services throughout the Wirral, NW Cheshire and Wrexham

What we want from a Support Worker: 

  • To be willing to learn about autism and the work of a support worker
  • To want to make a real positive difference to the lives of the people we support
  • To be a great team player
  • To be able to work flexible hours over shift patterns

 What I will be doing as a Support Worker:

  • Accompany the people we support to leisure and personal activities or appointments
  • Support people to attend work or day time activities - often in our own Day Services
  • Help to maintain good domestic standards within the service (house) – encouraging the service user to participate in all domestic activities.
  • Help with personal care if required
  • Update paperwork and other administration tasks as needed
  • Prepare meals with the people we support – ensuring they have a healthy and balanced diet.
  • Administer medication as and when required (full training provided)
  • Support people through times when they are feeling anxious and display risk behaviours

If you would like further information prior to applying please call the HR team on 0151 482 3121.

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