Support Worker

Glenholme Healthcare

  • Permanent

Job Type: Full-time and Part Time positions available

Salary: Up to 9.50 per hour

Job Code: GHBRI1

The Opportunity

Are you looking for an opportunity to begin a rewarding and meaningful career in a warm, friendly and fun environment? Are you looking to work for a company that values its employees, pays well and offers great benefits?

If your answers are YES, then we would be delighted to hear from you.

 

Being a Support Worker at Glenholme

Glenholme Healthcare is a well-established and highly regarded social care provider and our colleagues come from many different sectors to provide essential care for vulnerable individuals and to help them achieve their potential. It doesn’t matter if you’re new to care or just returning. Glenholme can offer you an amazing opportunity and training to allow you to play an important and meaningful role working with adults with learning and physical disabilities. Your job will be to help them develop greater independence, enabling them to achieve their life goals.

 

What you will do as a Support Worker

We are looking for passionate and hardworking support workers to assist our service users to enjoy a fulfilling and meaningful life, participate within the community and develop their abilities. You will be promoting independence, choice and inclusion. Activities of support vary from meal planning, personal care, social visits, travel escort, the teaching of independent living skills, management of medication and other daily tasks, assisting with accessing community-based activities such as going to college, swimming, and other social and leisure activities.

 

What you will need

No experience is required. If you are a caring and compassionate individual, we will offer you paid training to give you the knowledge and skills you need to become a support worker. Experience caring for another individual either personally or professionally is very beneficial, or you may have minimal or no experience. However, if you have a caring, empathetic and compassionate nature, a strong belief in teamwork, a keen work ethic and are ready to explore a career in care, then we want to hear from you.

 

Your Safety

The safety of our staff and residents is our highest priority. As such, all staff have access to Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for use at work. Also, in line with social distancing measures, some interviews may be conducted via video interview and we are offering an e-learning induction training course.

 

Benefits

Flexible full-time (37.5-hours), part-time or bank contracts available
Paid comprehensive training with genuine career advancement opportunities
Fully paid care certificate training and salary increase once completed
First-Week Pay Advance – Earn up to £350 early pay at the end of your first week
Enrollment into our Pension scheme
28 holiday plus additional days with each year of service (up to 5 bonus days)
Additional days holiday for your birthday
Refer-a-friend scheme: Earn a £250 bonus for each friend you refer to work for us
Life Insurance cover of £10,000
Cycle to work scheme
Automatic entry into our Employee Assistance Programme offering: Personal and everyday advice on child support, financial advice, mental health, health and wellbeing.
Discounts on your favourite brands, restaurants and entertainment.

This position is subject to an enhanced DBS check. If all of this is of interest to you, then please contact us to arrange an interview.

Note: Some benefits may be limited or not be available during lockdown restrictions due to external factors.

 

About Us

Glenholme Healthcare is a social care group with 30 years’ experience supporting young adults and adults with learning disabilities, complex needs and mental health conditions. We provide individualised care and support through our residential services, care homes, supported living schemes and via our outreach programmes. We are always excited to hear from prospective Care Assistants and Support Workers looking to join the industry.

 

COVID-19 Vaccinations:

By law any employees working in social care in England for residents requiring nursing or personal care must have 2 doses of a COVID-19 vaccine, unless they have a medical exemption.

So that you can join our team, you must have your 1st vaccination by 16th September 2021, and your second vaccination by 11th November 2021.

 

Job requirements

Experience is desirable but not essential as full training will be provided.