Support Worker - Paid Training
Carlisle, Cumbria, England
£8.91 per hour
Unspecified (Full time)
*Are you looking for an empowering and rewarding career where you can help people to lead their most independent lives? *
The Lifeways Group in Carlisle , Cumbria are currently looking to expand their fantastic team of Support Workers in our local residential services.
Harraby Croft apartments offer the ideal mixture of independent and shared living space. In these apartments, people can benefit from a vibrant network of staff and friends, while having peace and quiet when they need it too.
There are fourteen one-bedroom apartments, each with an open-plan kitchen and living room, and a wet room-style bathroom. Harraby Croft also has an accessible garden with a BBQ for people to spend time outdoors when the weather is good.
You’ll either be an enthusiastic person with plenty of patience *looking for a career change* to bring new life and experiences into our service or you’ll be an *experienced Support Worker* with a background in *complex* *emotional* or *behavioural* settings looking for a change and wanting to be part of a team that will make a difference to two young people with complex needs to give them new opportunities in their life both at home and in the community.
You’ll get a fully paid induction with ongoing training and support from a dedicated Manager plus the opportunity to undertake a qualification in health and social care funded by Lifeways Group plus so much more when you join.
We work within the principles of person-centred support, enabling development and inclusion in their everyday lives within their home and wider community. Each service user has their own self-contained room within the service buildings and your work will be varied as you’ll be supporting with all sorts of activities including swimming, shopping, going for a coffee, going to the cinema, visiting zoos and clubs.
You’ll be supporting the service user with general household chores such as cooking, laundry, vacuuming and dusting and in some cases personal care (assisting with bathing, toileting and feeding).
*Full time - hours per week*
*Part-time - 14 – 30 hours per week*
*Sessional/bank hours also available (flexible working to fit around you)*
*Working hours are on a shift pattern rota basis including some weekend working*
This is a great opportunity to develop your career in the care industry – if this sounds of interest, simply *click Apply!*
Mandatory vaccines in care homes have now been approved and will become a requirement from 11th November 2021. If not already fully vaccinated, applicants will need to have had their first vaccine in order to be fully vaccinated by the required date of the *11th November* to be considered for this position. If successful, applicants will need to evidence their COVID-19 vaccinations as part of our compliance process.
Reference ID: LWGHM
Job Types: Full-time, Permanent
Salary: £ per hour
* Casual dress
* Flexible schedule
* On-site parking
* Referral programme
* Store discounts