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Support Worker

Location
Crewe, Cheshire
Salary
£20,830 to £22,618
Job Type
Permanent
Posted
9 Sep 2022

We are looking for Support Workers who like us believe that every individual matters and have a passion to be the best at everything they do. As a Support Worker at David Lewis you will be supporting young people and adults with learning difficulties, epilepsy and autism in their daily lives. Being a Support Worker is a rewarding role where you can really make a difference to someone's life.

If you would like to join our team of around 900 employee's you need no experience or qualifications as we provide a comprehensive accredited induction and training.

Salary:

Shift times are as follows:

7.30am - 3.00pm or Late 2.00pm - 9.30pm. The rota will consist of a mixture of both early and late shifts.

Package Description

We offer a market leading salary starting at £20,830 - £22,618 (working a minimum 2 in 4 weekends) and the opportunity earn more with regular overtime.

3 times your basic salary on bank holidays

Free DBS and paid whilst training

We offer the following contracts:

Full time (5 shifts over 37.5 hours per week)

Part-time (3 shifts over 22.5 hours or 4 shifts over 30 hours)

David Lewis is an Employer of Choice, based in Warford, near Alderley Edge, we are at the forefront of care, education, assessment, treatment and skill development for people aged 16 years upwards with complex needs including epilepsy, physical and learning disabilities and other neurological conditions.

As one of the largest employers in the area, with Investors in People status, meeting the needs of our employees is also our priority and we are committed to helping you achieve your career goals.

If you would like to join our team of around 900 employee's you need no experience or qualifications as we provide a comprehensive accredited induction and training.

Shift times are as follows:

7.30am - 3.00pm or Late 2.00pm - 9.30pm. The rota will consist of a mixture of both early and late shifts.

You would be required to work at least, 2 weekends out of 4

Main Responsibilities

Benefits include:

Up to 38 days annual leave

Free DBS

Paid while training

An occupational pension (up to 6%)

Annual Pay Award (=£500) + annual % pay increase

Up to 12 weeks full sick pay

Life Assurance Cover (3 x basic annual salary)

NVQ Level 2 and 3 in Health and Social Care

Financial Support for Further Education

Career Progression

A comprehensive health and wellbeing provision including a Staff Counsellor, Staff Physio, Employee Assistance Programme, Occupational Health service and a dedicated Workplace Mentor

On site gym and swimming pool

Free parking

The Ideal Candidate

David Lewis is a values-based employer, when looking for candidates:

  • We do not need you to have prior experience as full training is given
  • We want you to be happy to work within our values of ambition, courage, integrity, partnership and respect
  • We know that you make a real difference to the lives of the people we support and their loved ones

EXCEPTIONAL JOBS FOR EXCEPTIONAL PEOPLE

About The Company

David Lewis is dedicated to improving the life experiences of people with complex epilepsy, autism, learning disabilities and other complex support needs from across the UK.

We have a successful track record built up over 100 years with expertise in specialist residential, education, day opportunities and clinical and therapeutic services

Our specialist school and college is part of an education, day opportunities and residential community.

Our School is for 11-19 year olds and rated GOOD by Ofsted

We also have a college onsite for 16-25 year olds with an Ofsted rating of OUTSTANDING

Residential services for adults, either living in accommodation at our 165 acres in Warford or in one of our houses in a local town or village in Cheshire.

Adult day opportunities which develop social and vocational skills with the potential to lead to employment opportunities.

Access to therapy, nursing, medical and behaviour support if appropriate to an individual's needs.

David Lewis is dedicated to improving the life experiences of people with complex epilepsy, autism, learning disabilities and other complex support needs from across the UK.

David Lewis provides care 24 hours per day, 365 days per year. Hence, the post does require working early, late and weekend shifts as required.

David Lewis welcomes applications from a diverse talent pool.

Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Checks: This post, due to its nature, duties and responsibilities, will be subject to an enhanced check by the DBS. This is funded by David Lewis

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Details

  • Job Reference: 708009050-2
  • Date Posted: 9 September 2022
  • Recruiter: David Lewis
    David Lewis
  • Location: Crewe, Cheshire
  • Salary: £20,830 to £22,618
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent