Job Details

Bank Support Worker

£8.72 - £9.35 per hour

Flexible shifts available

Are you currently facing a career cross-roads and would like to explore new options?

Or, are you already experienced as a Support / Care Worker?

If you have a passion for care and are now seeking a role where you can really make a positive impact on the lives of others we would love to hear from you!  We currently have opportunities for Bank Support Workers at our home The Thicket.

About the Home

Situated in a rural area of Otley, Leeds, The Thicket is a beautiful converted stone building with excellent facilities which have been purpose-built for adults with autistic spectrum conditions.  CQC rated Good the home offers a range of facilities to the residents including a sensory room and sensory garden, large outdoor and garden area, polytunnel for horticultural activities and more.

The Thicket offers adults with autism and complex needs the opportunity to develop their life skills and increase their confidence and emotional wellbeing. Importantly it focuses on community integration and inclusion, and is proud to see the residents lead happy, fulfilling lives.

Based in Otley the home is within commuting distance of, Yeadon, Guiseley, Horsforth, Ilkley, Leeds and surrounding areas.

About the Role

As a Bank Support Worker you will be involved in various activities to promote independent living for our adults with Autism.  A confident, caring and flexible approach is essential as we tailor our care to match individual needs to ensure the best possible outcomes for those in our care. 

This role is offered on a causal basis and as such is ideal for those looking for flexibility to work a variety of shifts.

Following a thorough induction and training programme, your duties will include:

·         Supporting adults at home and in the wider community

·         Developing personal and practical skills to enhance independent living

·         Encouraging participation in daily tasks

·         Reporting and recording key aspects of care

·         Managing complex and challenging behaviour

·         Working as part of a close knit team

 Essential Requirements

·        We can consider applicants with no previous industry experience, and experienced Support Workers for this role, the salary will vary dependent upon experience and qualifications already obtained

·         All applicants must be willing to work towards, or already hold the Level 2 Diploma is Health & Social Care (Adults)

·         Keen to learn with a positive, passionate and enthusiastic approach

·         Effective communication skills both written and verbal

·         Ability to record information accurately

·         Full UK driving licence

In return we offer a salary bracket which varies depending on experience and qualifications which can increase through longer term length of service.  We are a fantastic business truly dedicated to positive outcomes and making a difference.  If you would like to be part of this please get in touch / apply today.

About the Group:

This home is part of the Outcomes First Group and sits within our specialist adults division, Options for Autism.  The adult division (Options for Autism) provides a wide range of support and care to over 200 adults with autism, learning disabilities and associated other health and support needs nationally, with more homes opening in 2020.   Our vision is to build incredible futures by empowering vulnerable people in the UK to be happy and to make their way in the world.

 Every day we improve the lives of thousands of children, adults, their families and communities through a relentless focus on caring and learning, we are seeking someone who shares our vision.

Please apply online now or call 01724 733777 for further information.

Outcomes First Group are committed to the safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and adults. All successful applicants will be subject to fully Enhanced DBS. We expect all our employees and volunteers to share this commitment and strive to achieve the best possible outcomes for everybody in our care. A full application form must be completed with all employment dates accurate and gaps in employment accounted for.