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Support Worker - Learning Disability Services

Lynfield Learning Disability Care Home, Bungay, Norfolk

Pay:
£12.60 per hour
Type:
Permanent
Shift:
Nights
Closing date:
08/08/2024
  • Full and Part-time Positions Available
  • £500 Welcome bonus
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Support Worker Learning Disability Services

About the company

Kingsley Specialist Services has established an outstanding reputation nationally, among both social services professionals and residents’ families, for delivering innovative, person-centred support to adults with learning disabilities, particularly those who may have complex needs.

Staff at our five services in Norfolk, Suffolk and Cambridgeshire are proud to be part of the Kingsley Healthcare Group Winners of the  2024 Health Investors Residential Elderly Care Provider of the Year, we are ranked – for the eighth year running! - among the top 20 large UK care home groups (carehome.co.uk) for our exceptional care.

Being part of a trusted national care provider gives our Kingsley Specialist Services team the assurance that they will receive all the training and support they need to deliver outstanding care to our clients.

We are proud to be ranked No.1 in the UK for our commitment to wellbeing at work (Indeed's Better Work Awards 2023) and our sector-leading 4.7 Glassdoor rating, we are also a Real Living Wage employer, ensuring that we reward and value dedication.

We welcome passionate individuals who want to make a difference to our growing family which puts our people and our residents first.

About the role

As a Support Worker, you will be working as part of a focused team in maintaining the personal care needs of our residents, respecting their dignity and promoting their independence at all times. You will also ensure that our care services are of a consistently high standard and help in caring for our residents, and undertake other general day-to-day activities in our home.

Kingsley Specialist Services provides support for people with learning disabilities and complex needs who would benefit from living in a more peaceful setting.

 

Reports to: Nurse/Senior Support Worker

Skills and attributes

  • A caring and patient nature
  • Excellent communication skills
  • The ability to work well under pressure.
  • Previous experience as a carer is preferred, but not essential
  • Full UK Driving Licence is preferred, but not essential.

What will you gain?

You will have the satisfaction of working with and being supported by an enthusiastic and caring team that puts people at the heart of the business. We know the happiness of our staff improves the service we give our residents. You will have plenty of opportunities to learn and develop your skills, and we have the procedures and processes to help you at every step.

Benefits

  • Comprehensive induction and training programme.

  • Opportunities for career development and progression.

  • Employee Assistance Programme

  • Blue Light Card Scheme. We’ll reimburse the enrolment fee of this fantastic scheme that offers discounts on holidays, days out and over 15,000 national brands.

  • Refer a friend and receive a thank you gift of up to £500 *

  • We’ll pay for your full DBS disclosure

  • Your uniform will be provided – this is another cost that we think it’s essential that we cover for you.

  • Enhanced rates of pay for bank holidays 

  • Paid breaks – we think it’s essential that all staff can take breaks without fear of losing money, so we pay for you to have a break during working hours.

  • Full and Part-time Positions Available

  • The role is either part-time or full-time – your working hours are flexible and may include weekends and bank holidays, as required.

  • £500 Welcome bonus

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Your right to work in the UK

In accordance with the Asylum and immigration Act 2006 you will need to demonstrate your eligibility for employment in the United Kingdom.

Your right to work in the UK depends on your immigration status - this is also called your ‘leave’. If you don’t have the right to work, you might be able to apply for it.

You automatically have the right to work in the UK if:

  • you’re a British or Irish citizen
  • you have pre-settled or settled status from the EU Settlement Scheme - or you’ve applied and you’re waiting for a decision
  • you have a family permit from the EU Settlement Scheme
  • you have indefinite leave to enter or remain in the UK
  • you have right of abode in the UK

You might have a right to work in the UK if you have a visa with a time limit. This is called having 'limited leave to enter or remain’.


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Some of the accreditations and awards we’re really proud of:

  • We are a Living Wage Employer
  • Regulated by Care Quality Commission
  • chuk 2023 v3
  • Enabling Research in Care Homes
  • Pinders Healthcare Design Awards 2019 Winner
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