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Bank Support Worker

Community Integrated Care
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Langley Moor, County Durham, United Kingdom
 Benefits & USP’s:
  • £11.94 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
  • 28 Days annual leave inclusive of 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
  • 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
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 focused 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 a stand-alone service which is a Supported living scheme and a brilliant place to live and work.

There are 4 of us here, each with completely different personalities and interests.

  • One of us lives upstairs in a Flat within the Dorma Bungalow, and is very sociable and independent, and likes going for long walks in the community and particularly likes shopping and playing computer games and keeping fit either by attending Gym or Swimming pool.
  • One of us has a warm personality and likes sensory lights and tactile touch, having nails painted, and hair styled each week.
  • One of us has a love of trains and enjoys either watching the trains, travelling on the trains or listening to train sounds. They also has a fun personality and a great love of listening to music -   Staff support me to put on music CDS . They also love watching TV and going out in the community
  • One of us is very sociable and likes meeting new people and visiting Garden centres, listening to Music and singing on the Karaoke and playing on the iPad
 
Things we love to do…

Local walks in the community to promote fitness and well being

Go to the local shops in the community and Durham City

Outing to the theatre or cinema

Like to go out for a Pub Lunch

Clothes shopping

Visiting the travel agents to plan a Holiday

Spontaneous days out

Record on the Go not in Mo! (Nourish)

Gaming Play station

Listening to Music

Watching TV & Movies

Train spotting

Baking In house

Arts and crafts making for different occasions

Your values:
 What essential skills and experience is needed for the role?
 
We know it takes a special person to work in social care and we recognise that not everyone that would be perfect for the role, will have professional experience. This is why we're really passionate about recruiting to individuals’ values and we recruit people from all walks of life; From people with vast experience in a support worker or care assistant role, from people with lived experiences who may have friends or relatives with disabilities or have looked after older relatives, to people with no experience at all.

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
 
If you have read this advert and feel like it’s exactly the role and organisation you’re looking for, please click 'Apply' to take you through to our short application form.

If you are interested in learning more about the role before submitting your application, please feel free to contact Emily, our recruitment specialist, for a friendly informal chat on via  email [email protected]
 
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.