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Advanced Support Worker

Community Integrated Care
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Worcester, Worcestershire, United Kingdom

Are you an experienced Support Worker that is looking to progress in your career?  

 

Would you like to gain qualifications, enjoy specialist training, have more responsibility and earn more money? 

 

Community Integrated Care is recruiting for Advanced Support Workers in Worcester. 

This is an exciting opportunity for a skilled and experienced support worker to step up. You will support adults with learning disabilities, autism and people who have complex needs, to lead the best life possible.  

 

Benefits & USP’s: 

    • £13.74 per Hour 
    • Work doing the things you enjoy, meaning work never feels like work 
    • Work for a multi award-winning Charity that invests all it profits right back into the people we support, our workforce and our local communities 
    • Managed by supportive leaders 
    • 25 Days annual leave plus statutory bank holidays (for full time, part time is worked out on a pro-rata basis) 
    • Pension Scheme 
    • No uniform - we wear our casual clothes 
    • Flexible Working Hours & Shift patterns 
    • We will pay for your DBS 
    • We are based in one location, so no need to be a car driver 
    • Guaranteed & Contracted Hours 
    • Spend your whole shift with the person you support, making the biggest impact on their lives 
    • Shopping Discounts Scheme  
    • Ongoing continued professional development and progression opportunities 
    • Recommend a Friend Bonus scheme 
    • Financial Hardship Fund 
    • Investment in your wellbeing
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Community Integrated Care is one of the UK’s largest health and social care charities. We work hard to enriching the lives of people with many different care needs. It’s exciting and rewarding work, and we’re full of pride and passion for what we do. 
 
Since the early days, we’ve grown to provide many innovative and bespoke care services to thousands of people across England and Scotland. We want to provide support based on the principles of choice, dignity and respect. This resonates in our vision of ‘Your Life, Your Choice’ and our strategy ‘Best Lives Possible’. 
 
We have strong values and we’re proud to pioneer new ways of delivering social care to stand out in our sector. In the past two years, we have won or made the shortlist for over 100 national and regional awards! 
 
We are also focussed on our people. Our Support Workers are dedicated and passionate about going ‘the extra mile’ for the people we support and in return, we go the extra mile for them by investing in pay, recognition, wellbeing and continued professional and personal development. We will provide you with all the training, support and personal protective equipment you need in your role and will help you develop, should you decide you want to develop your career with us.  

Who you’ll be supporting & more about the role:

We are looking for colleagues to work in a brand new, purpose-built supported living scheme in Worcester. You will be working alongside individuals with a range of support needs, including autism, learning disability, mental health needs. Some of the individuals may present with varying levels of behaviours that challenge and in some cases risky behaviours. You will play a pivotal role in supporting individuals to transition to their new homes.

 

You will know how to connect with people and be passionate about supporting people to live independently. You will also be a brilliant mentor and share your skills and experiences with your colleagues.  Always daring to be the best you can be, you will take responsibility for assessing the effectiveness of support provided and to contribute to multi-agency care and support planning.

 

You will be calm, consistent, unconditionally positive and committed to supporting people to live their best lives possible. You will have knowledge of using Positive Behavioural Support strategies to improve wellbeing and quality of life. You will be observant and attentive in order to develop a good understanding of individuals’ needs and preferences. You will be willing to take part in regular reflective practice sessions to ensure the best strategies are always utilised for the people supported. 

 


Your values:

The ideal candidate will have a Level 3 in Social Care and strong experience in mental health, autism and forensic background. If you do not have a qualification, you will need to have experience in social care. 

You will know how to connect with people and be passionate about supporting people to live independently. You will also be a brilliant mentor and share your skills and experiences with your colleagues.  

Naturally it is important too that you share our company values - We Include; We Deliver; We Aspire; We Respect; We Enable, which are at the heart of everything we do and ensure that we deliver high quality, consistent care and support. People's values are important to use, so we look for people with:

- Patience
- Empathy, compassion and sensitivity to others
- A strong work ethic
- Reliability
- Honesty
- Determination
- A problem solver
Resilience

 
A Place I belong
 
Here at Community Integrated Care we aim to be a warm, welcoming and inclusive employer, where all colleagues feel they belong. We want to an organisation that is truly fair and equal to all – where individual diversity is valued, unique characteristics celebrated and everyone feels able to bring their true selves to work.  
 
By encouraging and embracing a range of diverse backgrounds, experiences, capabilities and viewpoints, we will build a stronger, richer, more vibrant workforce, which reflects the people we support, and the communities in which we work. It helps us make better decisions, bring fresh ideas and become a true provider and employer of choice. 

We have a really clear plan to achieve this called A Place I Belong. This publicly sets out the promises we’ve made to achieving this vision and how we will hold ourselves to account to getting there. You can read more about this by clicking here.

We wish you the very best of luck in your application to joining our charity. Should you require any adjustments during the recruitment process, please feel free to contact [email protected]

Community Integrated Care is an Equal Opportunities and Disability Confident employer.