Support Worker – Achieve Together – Lancaster Gardens - Working for Essex
Salary: £9.50 per hour
Closing date: 09 Aug 2022
Location: Clacton on Sea
Hours: Full-time
Req ID: 8499
Role: Social Care
About the role

Support Worker – Achieve Together – Lancaster Gardens

Permanent, Full Time and Part Time

£9.50 per hour

Location: Clacton on Sea

Essex County Council (ECC) are delighted to be supporting Achieve Together to recruit Support Workers for their supported living service, Lancaster Gardens in Clacton.

The shift patterns vary are usually a mix between early and late split shifts but can vary depending on the service.

  • Early – 7am to 2:30pm
  • Late – 2:40pm to 10pm
  • Ability to work every second Saturday if required

Shift times can be discussed at interview stage.

Achieve together is one of the UK’s leading providers of support for people with learning disabilities, autism, PMLD, deafness, hearing loss and associated complex needs. They are dedicated to empowering individuals, enabling them to develop skills for life and healthy relationships, as well as supporting them to boost their confidence and self-esteem. Achieve Together’s vision is to provide the best specialist support, inspiring a generation to ensure people live happy, healthy and meaningful lives.

Lancaster Gardens is a large detached residential property in Clacton-on-Sea, located only a few streets from the seafront, and within easy reach of local amenities in the Clacton area.

Fully renovated to a high spec and reopened in 2022, it houses 8 self-contained supported living apartments, each with all the facilities of a bedroom, bathroom, kitchen, and lounge/dining area, with on-site support for adults with autism, learning disabilities, and/or complex needs.

Support workers treat everyone equally and with the dignity and respect they deserve: you’ll play a vital part in providing support that improves the ability to manage daily tasks and enable people to experience independent living and decision making.

Your role is to:

  • Support people in achieving their goals and ambitions
  • Planning and engaging in activities
  • Make a positive contribution to the lives of others
  • Prompting and/or supporting personal care

Benefits

  • Free DBS - No cost to join!
  • Paid Training & Personal E-Learning portal - to get you off to a flying start
  • Refer a Friend & earn £300
  • Annual Leave - 28 days
  • Reward and Recognition - our way of saying “Thank you”
  • Employee Assistance Programme - Support for you… when you need it

Note: ECC are advertising this role on behalf of Achieve Together and if successful you will be employed by Achieve Together.

Achieve Together applies a robust recruitment vetting process. If you are successful you will need to undergo a Pre-employment Vetting Procedure.

As part of employment should your role require a DBS check you will be required to register with the DBS update service. The DBS update service ensures all registered DBS certificates are kept up to date and allows authorised parties to view the status of your certificate. This is an annual subscription, and you will be responsible for ensuring this is maintained. For further information on the DBS update service please go to https://www.gov.uk/dbs-update-service

Achieve Together is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and adults, and expects all employees, contractors, and volunteers to share its commitment to prevent abuse, harm or exploitation.

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If you have any queries regarding this role, please contact Care.Recruitment@essex.gov.uk