Support Worker - Learning Disabilities

Job Type:
Job Sector:
Health, Medicine
South West
Bath and North East Somerset
£21,000 to £21,000 per annum
Salary Description:
£21,000 - £21,000
HCRG Care Group
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As a Support worker you’ll join a team who are focused on providing person centred care to adults with a learning disability to live independently in the community. 

Be part of a team who continuously achieve greatness. The team is registered with CQC (Good inspection) and are passionate and committed in ensuring good quality care and support is provided to the people we support. Here are just a few fantastic accolades that the team are proud of:

“Our service has been providing person centred support to its service users for twenty years and we have an established dedicated team”

 “The team and wider service have worked hard to build a great reputation with other professionals in the wider LD service.”

“We have the flexibility of the hours for example shift patterns. We have good annual leave, the service is open, I can discuss my views and we have full support from management”
Package DescriptionYou will feel valued as a Support Worker within HCRG Care Group, receiving access to exclusive rewards and benefits including:

£21000 and access to our group pension plus excellent pay enhancements of up to 50% and sleep in rate of £55 per session
Supportive team with regular supervision, mentoring and support
Variety of service users to work with in the community setting, no day is the same.
Flexible working to provide you with that true work / life balance.
As a large provider of health and social care, opportunities for development amongst the wider contract
MyWellness – a health and lifestyle platform covering mental health awareness and support, healthy recipes & activity challenges and access to our free well-being service available 24/7/365 online and by telephone including; counsellors, post trauma incident support, legal, debt and practical life management helpline, guided self-help, telephonic career coaching and monthly well-being newsletters
Access to Reward Gateway - our staff benefits scheme which grants you access to premium offers and discounts on practical spending at national supermarkets and well known retailers as well as special treats like Virgin Experience Days and Leisure Vouchers
We are pleased to offer access to Wagestream -which lets you track your pay throughout the month and stream your earned wages into your bank account if you need them. No more high-interest loans or overdraft fees - simply get paid as you go.
25 days holiday plus Bank Holidays.
Access to a range of courses and e-learning to develop further skills, bespoke career pathways and opportunities continuing your professional development
Innovative forward-thinking culture with the opportunity to put forward your ideas to contribute to the way we work. You will be encouraged to apply for national funding to drive your initiatives locally to benefit our patients and service users
Rewarding and supportive teams, you will be recognised and have opportunities to recognise others by nominating for local and national awards annually and taking part in our new virtual “Ask our Executives” event, where you can submit questions to the board and hear updates regularly on company strategy and objectives
Working in an environment focused on the highest clinical and quality standards with 100% of our services being rated overall good or outstanding by the Care Quality Commission

Main ResponsibilitiesYour days will be  rewarding and outcome-driven and include providing direct support to adults with a learning disability. You will be based primarily in Writhlington, Radstock but the role include travelling to service users homes who live in the Bath and North East Somerset area. Therefore access to a car and a full clean driving licience is required. 

Main responsibilities include: 

Support service users in a person centred way with their assessed needs; this could include shopping, cleaning, budgeting, personal care.
Be a key worker and lead on ensuring support plans and risk assessments are up to date.
Provide personal care to service users in a sensitive and dignified manner.
To administer and offer medication in accordance to the HRCG Care Group Medication Policy.

The Ideal CandidateThe Supported Living Service for HCRG Care Group, Bath and North East Somerset are looking for passionate individuals to join us to undertake this key role in the community and provide excellent care and support to service users. We are looking for experienced Support Workers to support adults with a learning disability and/or autism to gain and develop their skills and independence. This could be with aspects of daily living, maintaining a tenancy, shopping, personal care tasks or accessing the local community.

Ideally we are looking for someone with experience of working in the field of social care and particularly learning disabilities, however, more importantly is having the willingness to learn and the enthusiasm to make a difference.

You must have experience or be comfortable with possible lone working.

For more information on the role please ring Jon Plechowicz, Head of Learning Disability Social Care on 01225 477635 or email 
About The CompanyWe change lives by transforming health and care.  

Established in 2006 by our Chief Executive Dr Vivienne McVey and like-minded colleagues, we are one of the UK’s leading independent providers of community health and care services, working with health and care commissioners and communities to transform services with a focus on experience, efficiency and improved outcomes. We deliver and transform adult and children community health services, primary care services including urgent care, sexual health, dermatology and MSK services as well as adult social care and wellbeing services. 

From around 500 locations across England, we support communities of many millions and directly help more than half a million people each year – guided by our simple values: we care, we think, we do. 

We’re committed to equal opportunities and welcome a broad diversity of talent to apply. We reserve the right to cease any advertising prior to the published closing date for a role that receives a high number of applications. 

As a Disability Confident Committed company, we work in partnership with the Department of Work and Pensions (DWP) to provide facilities, work environment adjustments and technical solutions to make our business an inclusive place for all. 

HCRG Care Group is committed to safeguarding and protecting the children, young people and vulnerable adults that we work with. As such, all posts are subject to a safer recruitment process, including the disclosure of criminal records and vetting checks. We ensure that we have a range of policies and procedures in place which promote safeguarding and safer working practice across our services. 

HCRG Care Group, its subsidiary companies and the LLPs are part of the HCRG Care Group and provide publicly funded health and social care services. If you would like to know a little more about how we use your information, please see our website’s privacy policy. 

From 11 November 21, as a result of new legislation, anyone over the age of 18 who enters a Care Home as part of their job must have had both doses of a COVID-19 vaccination or hold a valid medical exemption. As part of our pre-employment process we will therefore ask you to provide: * proof of your vaccination status via the NHS Covid Pass (either electronically or via the PDF) * A signed copy of the temporary medical exemption form. Further details about the legislation can be found on the government website.  

Contact Details:
HCRG Care Group
Tel: 03002471111
Contact: Careers Team (EC)

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