Job Title : Support Worker - Taunton

£8.11 per hour with annual increments for length of service up to £8.51. Sleep in payment of £46.00 and on call payments. We also offer double time for bank holidays and a company pension with employer contributions
Full time (37.5 per week)
Taunton, Somerset

We are very excited to share that Homes Caring for Autism were recently acquired by Care Management Group (CMG), who are a leading provider of care and support for adults with learning disabilities and associated complex needs, including autistic spectrum conditions, mental health needs, challenging behaviour, profound and multiple learning disabilities and epilepsy.

CMG were carefully selected to continue the work Homes Caring for Autism started, offering and providing long-term person centred care to the people we support.

We can assure that the operational structures of the services remain the same with the added benefits of now having direct access to a larger network of professional support and guidance.

Please be aware that if you need to review any service information on the CQC website that all of our services are still registered under Homes Caring for Autism. We have put in a statutory notification to change the provider name and this is still being processed. Once CQC have confirmed the change of provider name we will update you.

Are you looking for a job where you can really make a difference?

We are seeking enthusiastic and dedicated support workers to join the teams at our services in Burnham-on-Sea providing support for adults with autism and associated health needs.

Main Responsibilities

The people we support live in homely, family-like residences, and are encouraged to participate fully in the local community.

CMG is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all the people we support, adults and children, and expect all staff to share this commitment.

You will be a key member of our team, providing high standards of person-centred care and support to adults with autism and complex needs, which will involve supporting activities in their homes and the community, developing independence and life skills, as well as supporting personal care and general household duties such as cooking and cleaning.

You will receive high quality induction and ongoing training, so no qualifications or previous care experience is necessary. Our services operate 24/7, so you will be required to work shifts on a rota basis, hours vary varied from service to service but are typically between 07:00 - 22:30 you will be notified a minimum of two weeks in advance.

You will be required to work a proportion of weekends, sleeping in and on calls. Due to operational requirements we are unable to provide school hour shift patterns. We may also be unable to accommodate non drivers and/or non swimmers. However, this is dependent on operational requirements at the time of application and is reviewed on a regular basis.

Experience tells us that the people who are successful in this type of work possess key qualities, including:

  • Good communication and the ability to relate well to other people.
  • Ability to support and motivate others. Emotional resilience, flexible and calm.
  • Willingness to learn.
  • Team player.
  • Above all you need to be kind, caring and ready to work as a team to ensure that our services are comfortable, happy, fulfilling and safe places to live.

We have fantastic development and progression opportunities and actively encourage the development of our staff teams.

In addition to your salary, our benefits package includes:

  • A pension scheme.
  • A generous staff discount and benefits scheme e.g. Sainsbury’s, Tesco, PC World, clothes, holidays
  • Excellent opportunities for career progression.
  • The option to increase your earnings with overtime.
  • Bank holiday premiums of double time.

Interested in us then APPLY NOW.

We respond to all enquiries on the day, except after 17:00 or at a weekend where your enquiry will be dealt with on the next working day.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the people we support. All successful candidates will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check.

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