Apprentice Care Support Worker - Consensus Support Services - Kettering

  • Company: Consensus Support Services - Kettering
  • Location: Kettering, NN16 9JA
  • Type: Apprenticeship
  • Salary: £337.50 per week
  • Sector: Health, Public Services and Care
  • Ref: VAC-00268
  • Application Deadline Date: 01/05/2022
  • Start Date: 01/06/2022
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Working Week: Monday - Sunday, 07:00am - 14:00pm & 14:00pm - 22:00pm

Brief Description

New to care or experienced? We are recruiting Support Workers with a positive and caring attitude at our local service: Phoenix House. 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

Personal Qualities

Good communication skills

Skills Required

- Good communication skills
- Compassionate and caring

Future Prospects

Career Progression towards a Team Leader

Vacancy Detail

Position: Support Worker

Salary (£): 9.00 - 9.30 per hour

Location: Kettering, Northamptonshire

About the Role:

Supporting up to 9 male/female individuals living here at the residential service and within the community
Offering a range of living options to suit varied needs including physical disabilities and behaviours which others might find challenging
Encouraging individuals to enjoy life in the local community
Supporting and developing an inclusive lifestyle within the community and some individuals attend local colleges
Developing greater independence and daily living skills by helping with the upkeep of the service, preparing meals, shopping and domestic duties
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 £9.95 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
Support towards completing your NVQ’s – Level 1, 2 and 3
Enhanced pay for working Christmas and Boxing day & Bank Holidays
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

Our Values:
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”

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