Driver / Assistant Support Worker

Job Type:
Job Sector:
Health, Medicine
South West
Carrswood Day Service
£21,000 to £21,000 per annum
Salary Description:
HCRG Care Group
Job Ref:

As a Driver/ Assistant Support Worker you will join a team that focuses on delivering a person-centred, specialist support to service users with significant complex health needs. The service delivers group and 1:1 activities focused around key areas such as independent living skills, social skills and support with sensory needs.

As a Driver/ Assistant Support Worker, the working hours are typically Monday to Friday between 8am and 5pm. You will have a dual role where part of your job will be to drive a minibus to support service users to travel to and from our service at the beginning and end of the day. Outside of any driving duties, you will help the day service as an assistant support worker. As an assistant support worker, you will help provide person-centred support, as described in the service user’s care plan, while the individual is at the day service.
Package DescriptionYou will feel valued as a Driver / Assistant Support Worker within HCRG Care Group, receiving access to exclusive rewards and benefits including:

£21,000 and access to our group pension
Free tea and coffee at your base location
Membership of My Reward Hub, giving you access to discounts on every day purchases like grocery shopping as well as cashback and voucher offers for treats for you and those special to you
Access to your wages as you earn them to help cover life’s emergencies and avoid overdraft fees or high interest rates
Online and face to face help with your mental and physical wellbeing – from healthy recipes and activity challenges through to post trauma support, legal, debt and life management help, as well career coaching and counselling
Access to eLearning, bespoke career pathways and opportunities for continuing professional development through our ‘Outstanding’ learning and development team, The Learning Enterprise
An open, just culture where you’re encouraged to have and implement ideas which can help us deliver our purpose: changing lives through transforming health and care – backed up by at least £100,000 of ringfenced innovation funding each year

Main ResponsibilitiesYour days will be busy, rewarding, varied and task-orientated and include: transporting our service users to and from the Day Service at the start and end of the day, joining the variety of groups and activities with our service users to support them to get the most out of their day. You will be based primarily in Carrswood Day Service, Twerton, Bath, which is a modern, light building, purpose built to meet the needs of those who access our service.

Please refer to the Job Description for further information on the main responsibilities for this role.
The Ideal CandidateYou will have a "D1" on your driving licence for this role to enable you to drive our 16 seat minibuses.

Ideally you will have some experience in care or supporting adults with learning disabilities or additional needs generally. More importantly you will have a willingness to learn and support our individuals who access the service with all aspects of their care, including personal care.

You will also need to be confident using IT systems and be able to demonstrate working knowledge of Microsoft Office packages i.e. Outlook, Word, Excel.
About The CompanyWe change lives by transforming health and care.

Established in 2006, 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. 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 applications from a broad, diverse range of people who want to join our team. We’re a Disability Confident Committed company, so we work to provide facilities, work environment adjustments and technical solutions to be as inclusive of everyone.

While it doesn’t happen often, sometimes a role is very popular, and we’ll need to close it earlier than the date we’ve shown here. If you’re keen to join our team, we’d love to hear from you so please apply as soon as you can.

As you’d expect, safeguarding and protecting the children, young people and vulnerable adults that we work with is of the utmost importance so we have policies and procedures in place to promote safeguarding and safer working practices and everyone who joins the team is subject to a safer recruitment process, including the disclosure of criminal records and vetting checks.

Finally, we need to let you know that the company you’ll work for is part of HCRG Care Group Holdings Limited and by applying for this job we’ll need to process and hold information about you. If you would like to know a little more about how we use your information, please see our website's privacy policy. 

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

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