Job Title : Apprentice Support Worker- Consensus Support Services- Littlehampton
Employer : Consensus Support Services - Littlehampton
Employer Description : Consensus was established in 2005 to support individuals with learning disabilities, autism and complex needs, including Prader-Willi Syndrome. For more than a decade our business and reputation have continued to grow. Our strong governance systems and processes give safety and security to the people we support and allow us to manage risk effectively. Our commitment to delivering the highest standards of support is nationally recognised and validated by the many awards we receive, the consistently high ratings we receive from national regulators and through our employed team of Quality Checkers who live in our services, responding to feedback from the people we support. What’s more, our colleagues are among the best and most dedicated in the sector: trusted by individuals, families, local authorities and commissioners alike to deliver the best in personalised support in bespoke settings.
Location : Littlehampton, West Sussex, BN17 7PD
Position Type : Apprenticeship
Apprenticeship : Adult Care Worker Level 2
Sector : Health, Public Services and Care
Vacancy Reference : VAC-00263
Brief Description : We are recruiting for an experience Support Workers with a positive and caring attitude at our local service Strawberry Fields. Consensus Support Services is an award-winning, family owned healthcare organisation, specialising in supporting individuals with learning disabilities and complex needs in supported living and residential settings.
Qualifications Required : GCSEs at grades C/4 or above (or equivalent) in Maths and English
Vacancy Detail : Position: Support Worker
Salary (£): 9.20 - 9.70
Location: Littlehampton, West Sussex
About the Role:
This service is supporting up to 10 male/female Individuals living in a residential setting.
Tailoring support to the individuals needs to help them achieve their goals and live an independent lifestyle
Individuals are encouraged to enjoy leisure and social activities at the home such as art and music therapy
Hosting parties and open days regularly where friends and family are always welcome
Taking individuals out shopping and leisure amenities such as bowling alleys, cinemas, cafes and swimming pools.
Providing help with personal care such as washing, bathing and dressing
Flexible shift patterns available including early, late and weekend shifts
Refer a Friend Scheme – Receiving up to £300 per referral
Career progression towards a TEAM LEADER earning up to £10.00 per hour
Paid annual leave 28 days per year (based on hours/pro rata) inclusive of bank holidays
Employee benefits platform providing discounts at over 150 retailers including nationwide cinemas
FREE training and induction including the care certificate
Enhanced pay for working Christmas and Boxing day & Bank Holidays
Training to achieve your NVQ Level 1, 2 and 3 in Health and Social Care!
Employee Assistance Programme, confidential telephone counselling and legal advice 24 hours a day, 365 days a year & a Health & Wellbeing portal
Life Assurance benefit of twice basic annual salary
Consensus has a set of values that underpin and define how we work, inspire us to succeed and support achievement of the highest standards. For everyone at Consensus, our values are what unite and guide us to deliver the best for the individuals we support:
Choice & Respect, Ambition & Imagination, Reliability & Professionalism
Honesty & Integrity, Responsibility & Accountability, Inclusive & Supportive.
About Consensus Support Services:
Consensus was established in 2005 to support individuals with learning disabilities, autism, complex needs including Prader-Willi Syndrome. Our commitment to delivering the highest standards of support is nationally recognised and validated by the many awards we receive, and the consistently high ratings we receive from national regulators What’s more, our colleagues are among the best and most dedicated in the sector: trusted by individuals, families, local authorities and commissioners alike to deliver the best in personalised support in bespoke settings.
If you have never previously worked within Care or have a background as a Support Worker, Care Worker, Healthcare Assistant, HCA, Care Assistant or Care Giver then can’t wait to hear from you. Full induction and ongoing training provided.
“We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified people regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age”
Positions Available : 1
Working Week : Monday - Sunday, 07:00am - 14:00pm & 14:00pm - 22:00pm
Salary : £ 356.50 (Weekly)
Application Deadline Date : 21/02/2022
Possible Start Date : 07/03/2022
Personal Qualities : Reliable
Good communication skills
Skills Required : - Good communication skills
- Compassionate and caring
Future Prospects : Career Progression towards a Team Leader
Training to be Provided : Adult care qualification including Functional Skills in Maths and English if required
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