Support Worker – Your Life Care Solutions - Working for Essex
Salary: £11.00 Per hour
Closing date: 16 Aug 2022
Location: Colchester
Hours: Full-time
Req ID: 8600
Role: Social Care
About the role

Support Worker – Your Life Care Solutions

Permanent, Full Time and Part time

£11.00 Per hour

Location: Colchester

Essex County Council (ECC) are delighted to be supporting Your Life Care Solutions to recruit Support Workers for their supported living service based in Colchester.

The shift patterns vary with both full time and part time hours available and will require days, nights and weekend working. Shift times can be discussed at interview stage. 

Your Life Care Solutions Ltd is a specialist care provider offering Supporting Living Services in Colchester and surrounding areas. They support young adults with Learning Disabilities, Autism, Challenging Behaviour and Complex needs. Your Life Care Solutions strive to promote independence, self-esteem, and person-centred care to provide support to service users that respects their own choices, values, and preferences.

Your Life Care Solutions are looking to recruit Support Workers to join their well-established team based in Colchester. They are looking for candidates who are naturally passionate about caring, are reliable, take pride in their role and can promote independence whilst ensuring the workplace values remain at the heart of everything they do.

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for delivering quality person-centred support and care on a day-to-day basis. This will include supporting and assisting with personal care, food prepping and mealtimes.
  • Helping our service users attend planned activities such as shopping, college, swimming, and the cinema.
  • Always interact with service users to promote independence and choice is important and ensuring they are always safe

Benefits:

  • Career progression opportunities
  • Paid training with a range of courses
  • Overtime available
  • Birthday bonus
  • Blue Light Card – Staff discount from 1000’s of retailers

Note: ECC are advertising this role on behalf of Your Life Care Solutions and if successful you will be employed by Your Life Care Solutions.

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

Your Life Care Solutions 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.

Your Life Care Solutions applies a robust recruitment vetting process. If you are successful you will need to undergo a Pre-employment Vetting Procedure.

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