Due to our successful growth and future expansion plans we are currently recruiting full time and part time staff in a variety of roles within the charity, some of which may include shifts covering evenings, weekends and sleep-ins. We are currently operating flexible closing dates for some of our vacancies and therefore advise you to apply at your earliest opportunity as once sufficient applications are received the vacancy will be closed.

There are two parts to the interview process; a formal interview and a walk around the appointing service meeting the people we support and staff.

Your initial employment is conditional upon the provision of a satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Certificate of a level appropriate to your post.  You will be required to consent to subsequent criminal record checks from time to time during your employment as deemed appropriate by the Company.  In the event that such certificate(s) are not supplied your employment with us will be terminated.  Our full criminal records policy is available upon request.  Please contact the Administration Team.

Please see the application guidance and apply online or contact Admin 01788 573318 to request an application pack via email or post.

We offer a £250 joining bonus payable 6 months after successful completion of probation, for all permanent posts*
 
* conditions apply 

Team Leader
Full time (35 hours per week).  Starting at £10.38 per hour, up to £10.91 per hour.

We are looking for a proactive, enthusiastic individual with excellent communication skills, initiative and common sense to lead a team and to enable the people we support to realise their potential.  You will have responsibility for the smooth running of the shift whilst ensuring individuals’ needs, choices and dignity are put first.  You will ensure that documentation and records are accurate and up to date.  You will empower your team to fully contribute and develop.  You will ensure that the highest standards of all aspects of support are maintained.  You will ideally have achieved or be working towards Level 3 Diploma/NVQ Health & Social Care.  Support will be given to achieve this qualification.  Driver preferable.

Job Description      Person Specification      Competency Framework


Support Workers (Supported Living Services)
Full and part time hours available.  Starting at £8.48 per hour, up to £8.82 per hour.

We also have evening and weekend shifts available.  If these hours would be more suitable for your lifestyle please indicate this in your application.

Your day will involve encouraging and supporting people to be as independent as possible.  You will support people to make choices and to seek opportunities so that they can realise their potential.

You will be supporting individuals with personal care, daily living skills and to maintain their homes.  You will support people within the local community and beyond and ensure they maintain relationships with their friends and family who are central to their lives.

You will need to be able to maintain accurate records, to prioritise and show initiative, and enjoy interacting with a variety of people.  You will have basic computer skills.

We provide full training and regular supervision is provided so that you can develop your skills and progress in your career.

Job Description      Person Specification      Competency Framework      Further Information


Care Workers (Residential Services)
Full and part time hours available.  Starting at £8.48 per hour, up to £8.82 per hour.

You will enable, encourage and support people according to their care plan to maintain their skills in all aspects of daily living and to acheive their desired outcomes.  You will support people with personal care, to make choices and to actively take part in the running of their home.  You will support people within the local community and beyond, to attend appointments and take part in social and leisure activities and ensure they maintain relationships with their friends and families.

You will need to be able to maintain accurate records, to prioritise and show initiative, and enjoy interacting with a variety of people.  You will have basic computer skills.

We provide full training and regular supervision is provided so that you can develop your skills and progress in your career.

Job Description      Person Specification      Competency Framework      Further Information


Waking Night Support Worker
Full time (35hours per week).  Starting at £9.10 per hour, up to £9.52 per hour.

To support individuals during the night according to their care plans, including all aspects of personal care, and encourage independent living skills ensuring that individuals’ rights, privacy and dignity are always respected.  To update and review night time care plans.

 
 
 

Volunteer
We have an individual we support who says, ‘I love music, car racing, going for walks and for meals out. I am looking for a volunteer to take me out on a Sunday for a few hours to go for a walk and maybe a meal or a drink at a local pub.  If you have a few hours spare each week and would like to support me out into the community then please request a volunteer registration form.

For further information please contact Admin on 01788 573318.

 

Application Guidelines

Online ApplicatioN

Volunteers We are looking for volunteers to help in many different areas of the charity e.g. administration, driving, befriending and gardening.  If you would like to become a valued member of our team, learn new skills, share existing skills and make a difference to the lives of others please contact us today.

Work Experience If you are currently at school or college and have an interest in support work but would like to find out more, please contact us about our work experience placements.

Work Placement Students  If you are studying for a health and social care degree and looking for a work placement, please contact us.