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Support Worker for David – Devizes

Region: South East -
Devizes
£12.50 per hour

Job Description

Full Job Description

We are recruiting Support Workers for David who is moving to his new home in Devizes in early summer.

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  £12.50 per hour  
  • Flexible shift pattern of day and nights
  • Annual Leave – 28 days per year
  • Experience of managing medication and medical needs such as wound 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 David

David is moving to his new home in Calne in early summer and wants to be supported by a team of young and physically fit support staff who share his love of exercise and the outdoors. Due to a previous accident, David needs his team to be able to support him to care for his scars, so all support workers will need to be trained in wound management. David’s family are really important to him and his team need to be able to support him to see his family regularly. David has Autistic spectrum Condition and Learning Disabilities and needs his support team to support him to live a safe and active life in his local community.

David has a great sense of humour and builds trusting relationships with people he cares about. David enjoys keeping his home and community clean and tidy and enjoys the company of positive people who share his passion for cleanliness and respects his unique skills and abilities.

About you

You will:

  • Put David first and see him for the amazing resilient and confident person he is
  • Be willing to work through tough times and stand by David 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 Davids 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 Davids journey and be part of his 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.