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Support Worker for Anna – Devizes (Rowde)

Region: South West -
Devizes (Rowde)
£13.00 per hour

Job Description

Full Job Description

We are recruiting Support Workers for Anna who lives in her own home in Rowde.

Why join our team?

We believe it is vital to look after our employees just as much as we do the people we support. You will always be able to speak to someone who will coach you and provide a space for reflection. You will join a team of professionals who look out for each other and ultimately, work together creatively to achieve the same goals.

  • Salary  £13.00 per hour plus sleep in allowance  
  • Flexible shift pattern of day and sleep ins, we are looking for both contracted staff members as well as bank/ flexible shift patterns.
  • Annual Leave – 28 days per year
  • Experience of managing medication and medical needs such as catheter care preferred (although full training will be given for the right person)
  • Company pension
  • Full induction and on-going paid training
  • Access to discounts with a variety of retailers
  • Access to Medical cashback plan (after successful probation)
  • Membership to an Employee Assistance Programme
  • Ongoing professional and personal development
  • Career progression

About us

We support adults and young people with Learning Disabilities, Autism and Mental Health difficulties to live in their own homes in the community. We are a friendly and compassionate, person-centred company with significant experience in developing individual packages of support.

We believe:

  • Everyone should have deep, caring and meaningful relationships in their life
  • Everyone has the right to develop and grow
  • Everyone has the right to a safe place to live that they can call home
  • A service should be designed around the person
  • Creativity and thinking outside of the box is paramount to developing bespoke services for people

About Anna

Anna lives in her own home supported by a team of support workers who need to be able support Anna her with her medical needs resulting from Ehlers-Danlos syndrome. EDS is a rare genetic disorder which means that Anna uses a wheelchair for mobility and has medical needs including a super pubic catheter. Anna also has Autism and wants a team around her to understand what her Autism means for her and support her to respect and live the live she chooses.

Anna has a great sense of humour and is assertive and confident about what she wants from her team. Anna is a skilled craftswoman and makes all sorts of cards and gifts suing card, fabric and wool. Anna lives with Poppy, the coolest cat, so her team must love cats if they want to be part of Anna’s team. Anna is passionate about the rights of people living with a disability and campaigns for equality of rights for issues such as accessing the community for wheelchair uses. Anna likes to play computer games on all platforms.

About you

You will:

  • Put Anna first and see her for the amazing resilient and confident person she is
  • Be willing to work through tough times and stand by Anna if things get tough.
  • Have lots of energy and enjoying having fun
  • Be resilient
  • Have patience 
  • Be empathetic
  • Have a positive personality 
  • Be happy
  • Be kind and caring 
  • Be friendly and genuine 
  • Have a funny sense of humour
  • Be honest and transparent
  • Be structured and follow routines
  • Be a good listener 
  • Be flexible 
  • Be reliable 
  • Be willing to have training on Anna’s medical needs.

Full training will be provided through Seco Supports induction programme and online learning.

Full referencing and a full enhanced check of the Disclosure Barring Service (DBS) will be required for this position.

If you want to join Anna’s journey and be part of her team, please complete an application. We look forward to hearing from you.

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Because of the nature of the work for which you are applying, all offers of employment are subject to a satisfactory police check from the Disclosure and Barring Service. You are required to divulge any police cautions, or convictions in a court of law, no matter where or when they occurred (including spent convictions). This post is not protected by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. Seco Support Limited undertakes not to discriminate unfairly against applicants on the basis of a criminal conviction or other information declared. All information will be treated in the strictest confidence and will only be taken into account where the context makes it absolutely essential; this will depend on the circumstances and background of offences. Failure to reveal information relating to any convictions could lead to withdrawal of an offer of employment.