Support Worker - Acorn Villages Ltd - Acorn Village Mistley - Working for Essex
Salary: £9.50 per hour
Closing date: 11 Jul 2022
Location: Tendring
Hours: Full-time
Req ID: 7545
Role: Social Care
About the role

Support Worker - Acorn Villages Ltd - Acorn Village Mistley

£9.50 per hour

Location: Tendring

Closing Date:28th June 2022

Essex County Council (ECC) are delighted to be supporting Acorn Village to recruit Support Workers for their residential and supported living service in Mistley.

The shift patterns vary with both full time and part time hours available and will require day, night and weekend working. This role will consist of working 12-hour shifts, decisions around work patterns can be discussed at interview stage.

Salary is £9.50 per hour.

Acorn Village offer high quality care and accommodation to adults with learning disabilities.

Within two models of care, residential and supported living services, they can provide support to meet a number of needs within large or small care packages.

People First, Disability Second is their philosophy with ‘Life is For Living’ their motto.

Every individual, whatever their disability, is encouraged to follow their dreams and are supported to be as independent as physically possible.

The role of Support Worker will include working on a shift basis assisting with personal, social, emotional needs and maintaining a safe and comfortable environment.

Responsibilities

  • Providing personal care (include support with personal hygiene, meals, activities alongside household tasks)
  •  Build relationships with residents, provide emotional and social support, recognise needs for alternative methods of communication when required
  • Promote and support person centred decision making, choice and independence
  • Liaising with families, friends and professional bodies when required

Benefits

  •  Full training/induction period (includes Care Certificate), mandatory training and continuous professional development
  •  Long Service Award
  • Staff Discounts in our on-site Coffee Shop and Charity Shop
  • Health & Wellbeing Support

Note: ECC are advertising this role on behalf of Acorn Villages LTD and if successful you will be employed by Acorn Villages LTD.

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 

Acorn Villages LTD 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.

Acorn Villages LTD applies a robust recruitment vetting process. If you are successful, you will need to undergo a Pre-employment Vetting Procedure.

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