Job Details

Bank Support Worker

Location:          The Annex, Little Acre, Hickling Pastures, Melton Mowbray

Salary:             £8.72 per hour

Hours:              Various days and hours

Contract:          Bank

 

If you really want to make your mark in a rapidly growing business that is committed to improving the lives of young people, we have the role for you!

We’re looking for a Bank support worker to join our team at The Annex based in Melton Mowbray. Someone who is motivated by helping others, patient and resilient would be perfect for this role.

About the Home:

The Annex consists of one unit with 3 bedrooms and communal areas supporting young adults who have been diagnosed with Autism and have accompanying learning disabilities and have complex health needs.

The ethos of The Annex is very much characterised by a ‘can do’ attitude. We want people who focus on the positive outcome of our adults and take responsibility for helping improve the lives of our service users. We share the value of creating a safe and nurturing home and we want people who can be fair and respectful, in order to do the right thing to support everyone in our care.

About the Group:

We are part of Outcomes First Group and can promise you plenty of challenges, and a rich variety of opportunities to develop your career.

We provide Education and Care across a number of schools and residential homes nationally. Our specialist SEN provision, coupled with our expertise within residential care means we offer thousands of vulnerable children and young people across the UK a holistic, wraparound care, residential and education service, empowering them with everything they need to flourish. It is by no accident that 94% of our homes are rated as Outstanding or Good.

We welcome staff who share our commitment to help adults experience better days and better lives. Through ongoing development and training, we ensure our staff are well prepared for their jobs and given every opportunity to extend their skills.

 About the Role:

Do you want casual hours? Are you looking for a rewarding Career? To make a positive difference to young people and their lives? Are you patient, empathetic, resilient and supportive? Yes? - We want you!

An excellent opportunity has arisen for a Bank Support Worker to come and join our fun, supportive and friendly team here at The Annex and further your career.

Don't worry about having any experience, we will train, support and promote you to ensure you have an amazing career.

Various shifts are available throughout the week and weekends designed to help you strike a perfect work/life balance.

During your working hours, you will be responsible for safeguarding the adults and make sure they are healthy, safe and as comfortable as possible.  You will be required to ensure their physical, emotional and personal care needs of all the adults are met, by referring to agreed care plans.  There will be moving and handling tasks to complete following relevant training and also other bespoke tasks pertaining to the service users health needs, again, following relevant training.

Who are we looking for?

We’re searching for individuals that are compassionate, enthusiastic, reliable, responsible, friendly and have a caring nature. The role requires team players that can work to a flexible schedule.

If you feel passionate about making a positive difference in the lives of young adults with additional needs, then this is the role for you!

A driving licence would be desirable due to the remote location of the site and limited public transport.

We provide full training but it would be beneficial if candidates have an understanding of Autism, what the challenges may be and how to provide the best possible care to our young people, in order for them to dream big and make their way in the world!

Key Responsibilities:

Safeguarding all adults in the home and support with their individual needs

Support and develop the mental and physical health and well-being of individuals within the home

Integrate into the supportive team

Provide support to the adults and assist with everyday activities such as cooking, laundry, interaction and social inclusion

Essential Criteria:

You must have a keen interest in supporting and working with young adults in a care environment

You must be flexible

You must be able to travel to the home with ease

You must have the ability to work within a 24/7 operation

Why work for us?

  • Opportunity to enrich the lives of young people and make a positive difference
  • Continuous professional development and training opportunities
  • Opportunity for Internal Promotion
  • Potential overtime
  • Free meals and parking 
  • 6.6 weeks’ holiday entitlement
  • Life insurance
  • Pension
  • Social activities
  • “Your Wellbeing Matters” The ability to speak to a councillor for support regarding your mental health.
  • Employee Rewards Hub – An app which offers high-street discounts, hints and tips.

Outcomes First Group are committed to the safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people. 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.