Care Support Worker – Henshaws Residential Houses
Salary: £8.55 to £8.75
Hours: Full and Part-time
Weeks: 52 Weeks
Annual Leave: 5 weeks plus 10 days bank holiday
DBS: Enhanced - Adult Barring
"I want someone to support me to live the life I want to live, a life that is not restricted by my disability" (service user)
Working with our service users
Overtime paid at enhanced rate (Care)
Sleepovers paid at £82 per night (10 hours at £8.21 per hour/shift hours may vary)
5 Weeks Annual leave + 10 paid bank holidays.
Option to buy one week extra holiday per year (52 week contracts)
DBS Paid by Henshaws
In House Training Full/comprehensive
Recognised Qualifications (Diploma 2/3/5)
Access to all Henshaws Benefits
Company Pension Scheme
Comprehensive induction programme
Death in Service Insurance
Long service awards every 5 years
Refer a Friend
Supportive working environment
Henshaws Residential Houses enables people of all ages living with sight loss and a range of other disabilities to live more independently. We provide support so that people can build skills, make their own choices and be part of their local community; develop connections and lead a more fulfilling life.
We are looking for caring enthusiastic Support Workers
Our service users range from 21 years old to their 70’s they are all amazing individuals who have a real zest for life. They love going to the cinema, music festivals, mountain-biking, holidays, cooking, eating out, taking part in triathlons and lots more…
“I want someone to support me to live the life I want to live, a life that is not restricted by my disability” (service user)
Working as part of a team, you will develop sensitive practice in which the rights of the service users are respected and which develop individual opportunities for each service user to lead a valued lifestyle.
You may be an experienced care or support worker, or may be looking for a change in career – previous experience in working in care is not essential as full training will be given. The key to success in this role is that you have an interest in building relationships with our service users and take pride in seeing them take steps towards independent living. You will be a confident communicator and have a strong team ethic
Henshaws will provide you with a full induction centred around the Care Certificate and will offer further training towards qualifications in Health and Social care. We are friendly and supportive and provide excellent benefits including generous annual leave entitlements, pension and all training needed for the role.
For more information and to apply please view the job description and person specification and complete and submit and application form.
Henshaws Society for Blind People aims to employ a diverse workforce and is committed to equality of employment and welcomes applications from all sectors of the community.