• Support Worker Supported Living Colchester
  • Homes Plus Care in Colchester, , United Kingdom
  • jobs
  • 1 week ago

jobs description

Job description

Only apply if you have a Full UK Driving License.

Are you looking for a job that is fun, challenging and rewarding?

Do you like being active and attending activities such as swimming, cinema, bowling, London trips, Thorpe Park, beach trips etc?

Are you a kind person and like to help others?

If the answer above is yes, then we would love to hear from you. We are recruiting support workers. No prior experience needed as we'll be providing full training, coaching, and mentoring.

We’re Homes Plus Care Ltd (Progressive Mews), a supported living complex in Colchester and we provide a range of care and support services for our tenants, some of
whom have Learning Disabilities and Autism. We’re seeking to
recruit some fantastic new support workers to work with our tenants; people with the right values and personality to work in our care service – could this be you?

We provide support to adults with a learning disability (some tenants may have behaviours that challenge... within their own flats or shared accommodation to live as independently as possible and to live the lives that they choose.

Daily duties include but are not limited to:

Supporting tenants with leisure activities such as:
• Arts and crafts, dancing, music, football, bowling and going to cinema.
• Supporting tenants in leisure, education, and employment services inside and outside of the home.
• Supporting tenants to make and attend any health or wellbeing appointments.
• Supporting tenants as much as possible to undertake household chores, including planning and preparing meals.
• Assisting tenants in maintaining their personal hygiene where necessary.
• Support with food shopping, gardening, pottery.
• Giving medication as required.
• Supporting tenants with emotional needs when displaying behaviours that challenge.
• Completing written reports and notes.
• Providing physical, emotional, spiritual and social support to tenants.
• Working closely with staff and tenants in promoting individual packages of care that reflect the person's chosen lifestyle.

Applicants must complete an enhanced DBS check and reference procedures. Applicants will be expected to disclose anything they may have recorded on DBS during interview procedure.

Job Types: Full-time (minimum of 30 hours per week up to 45 hours per week contracts available), Part time (minimum of 20 hours per week) and bank contracts available.

Per hour: £11.44. Sleep-in's available as overtime and are paid at £70.65 per night.

• Full UK Driving license essential
• Good communication and written skills
• Commitment, enthusiasm, flexibility and professionalism
• UK - please note we do not offer visa sponsorship at this time

• Pension
• Competitive salary / yearly pay rises
• Enhanced DBS cost coverage (returned to staff after successful probationary period)
• Comprehensive induction and commitment to ongoing training
• 28 days annual leave inclusive of bank holidays
• Performance bonuses
• Staff gifts / seasonal gifts
• One location - bus routes available
• Fun days out with tenants Inc. Thorpe Park, beach days, Harry Potter world, London days and so on
• Double time over Christmas and New Year
• Store discount (Blue Light Card)
• Entitlement to free vaccines and flu jabs yearly
• Employee Assistance Programme
• Company food bank system for those in need

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Permanent & bank available.

Salary: £11.44 per hour

Expected hours: 20 – 45 per week


8am starts / 11pm finishes

Staff can do 'long days' or reduced shifts but always a mixture of early and late. Every other weekend required.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Permanent

Pay: From £11.44 per hour

Expected hours: 20 – 45 per week

• Casual dress
• Company pension
• Free flu jabs
• Free parking
• Health & wellbeing programme
• Store discount
• Unlimited paid holidays

• 10 hour shift
• 12 hour shift
• 8 hour shift
• Day shift
• Night shift

• English (required)

• UK Driving Licence & currently drive? (required)

Work Location: In person

Colchester UK


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