Support Worker – Newhaven
Newhaven, East Sussex
£10.39 - £15.92 per hour
Webb House is our registered care home in Newhaven. We provide care and support for 19 men and women with learning disabilities. Many of them also have significant health issues and physical disabilities. Join our incredible team and you can transform the lives of our residents by offering person centred support that ensures they reach their goals and aspirations.
If you are caring, compassionate and committed to providing excellent care, then we would love you to join our team. To be successful at Webb House, you will need to be passionate about our residents, a real team player and not afraid of hard work in what can often be a physically and mentally demanding role.
Our shifts are busy, so it is essential that you are a team player as our residents are very active and each have their own hobbies in the community and indoors. We also love a party – so a sense of fun and good humour is essential!
We have full-time and part-time permanent support contracts available. Shifts are 7.5 hours and a full-time contract is 37.5 hours (5 shifts a week):
Morning shift - 0730 to 1500
Afternoon shift: 1430 to 2200
You will work a set pattern of morning and afternoon shifts and there is also overtime for any staff members who are looking to earn more. Weekend working is essential, but you will have the time off in the week and always have at least one weekend off in a 4 week period.
Day shift: £10.39 per hour weekdays and £11.42 weekends
Overtime is £14.89 per hour weekdays, £15.92 weekends
Time and a half or double time for public holidays
What we offer:
- 30 days holiday– increasing to 33 with 2 years service.
- Blue Light Card
- Healthcare Cashback scheme (for dentists/opticians etc)
- Workplace pension and life assurance
- 24/7 Employee Assistance Programme with a virtual GP
We provide a comprehensive training package including the Care Certificate and NVQ Qualifications. You will also receive training relevant to your role which includes First Aid, Positive Behaviour Support, Care and Control of Medication
How to apply
To be considered for this position all applicants must provide proof of vaccination/medical exemption against Covid-19, provide satisfactory employment checks to include references and evidence of an Enhanced DBS check (paid for by us).