Cedar Lodge – Support Worker

Location: Winslow Court,

Salary

Salary: £17,043.00 – £18,973.50 pa dependant on qualifications and experience

Benefits include: Employee Assistance Programme, pension, Paid training hours, generous overtime rates and sick pay, progression opportunities

Job Info

The Role:

 Do you want an exciting new career where you can make a genuine difference to the life and wellbeing of another person?

We have Support Worker vacancies at our residential centre for adults with severe learning difficulties and challenging behaviour in Bromyard.

As a Support Worker you will have a wide range of responsibilities that centre around the care of our residents. This can include supporting them to attend healthcare appointments, administering medication, delivering personal care and supporting them to reach personal goals.

Our residents lead full and active lives which include a range of hobbies and activities that you will be tasked with planning and participating in. This can include walks in the countryside, pottery, painting, and swimming.

We offer a thorough induction schedule that includes training in the following areas: Safeguarding Adults, Non Abusive Physical and Psychological intervention, Autism Awareness, Epilepsy Awareness, First Aid and many more. As part of the induction schedule you will also attend shadow shifts to ease you into the role.

 

About us:

 

Cedar Lodge provides residential support for young adults aged 18 years and over, who have a severe learning disability, autism, communication difficulties, challenging behaviours, mental health and other complex needs. Find out more at: https://senadgroup.com/cedarlodge/

 

Essential Criteria

 

– A passion for delivering care of the highest standard

– A willingness to complete all relevant company training

– Good sense of humour

– Calm and even tempered

– Willingness to work flexible hours including evenings and weekends. (including 1 sleep in every 3 months)

 

Desirable Criteria

 

– Full driving licence

– Previous experience within a residential setting

– Experience of severe learning difficulties and/or challenging behaviour

– NVQ 2 in Care or equivalent

– Care certificate

– Basic ICT skills

 

For more information or to receive an application pack via post please contact our recruitment team on 01885 488 096 Ext:12103.

 

The SENAD Group is dedicated to equality of opportunity in all areas of work, education and care. We are committed to safeguarding those in our care; all employees are required to obtain an Enhanced DBS Disclosure and follow safeguarding policy and practice

 

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