Support Worker

Location Grantham
Discipline: Care and Support
Job type: New
Salary: ££11.44
Contact name: Michelle Perez Casta

Contact email: Michelle.casta@ambient.org.uk
Job ref: 002262
Published: about 2 months ago

Care Support Worker

 

Grantham NG31 

Salary: £11.44 Per Hour

Hours: Full and Part Time Hours Available

 

Do you want to make a positive difference to people’s lives, enabling them to gain greater independence and improve their well-being? If the answer is yes, then read on!

Who are Ambient Support?

 

Ambient Support a registered UK charity with over 25 years’ experience in providing care and support services for older people, people with mental health needs and people with learning disabilities.

 

Our Service in Grantham , has several supported living services, providing a homely environment for individuals, with learning disabilities. Our team provides support to individuals we support with a diverse range of needs from low level support, including prompting/supervision with medication, shopping, domestic tasks, through to full support with all aspects of day to day living which will include supporting someone with their personal care needs and the cooking and preparing of meals.

 

The role of our Care Support Workers:

  • Providing social and emotional support, either at home and/or in their local community
  • Supporting residents with their personal care including personal hygiene needs if required.
  • Support with their shopping and assisting with budgeting.
  • Building/maintaining relationship with friends and family of our residents.
  • Household tasks including cooking, cleaning and laundry.
  • Going out for walks, meals and other activities that supported individuals may want to experience.

 

Skills and attributes of our Care Support Workers:

  • Ideally you will have experience supporting adults with Learning Disabilities including Autism. However, please do still apply even if you have limited experience in these areas as full training will be provided.
  • You need to be a very calm, caring individual with a positive outlook.
  • Empathy, caring and sensitivity to the needs of others.
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal.
  • Computer Literate

 

Becoming part of the Ambient family brings benefits too!

  • Flexible working, enabling work-life balance.
  • National Living Wage paid regardless of age, including under 25s.
  • Training and development
  • ‘Refer a Friend’ bonus scheme.
  • ‘Season Ticket’ loan & ‘Bike to Work’ schemes.
  • Paid holiday with minimum of 28 days holiday, including BH (pro-rata for part time staff)
  • Membership of Health Service Discounts scheme
  • Free access to a comprehensive Employee Assistance Programme

We positively welcome diversity of background, ethnicity, skills, talents, and contributions from everyone.

 

We are committed to Safeguarding. An enhanced DBS clearance is required for this post. References will also be obtained for all roles.

 

Ref: INDLM