Support Worker Vacancy
20 hours a week
£10.75 - £12.00 an hour
£60.00 per sleep-in

You First is a “not for profit” Social Enterprise that supports adults with learning disabilities, autism and/or mental health illness to live their best lives. We exist to make a real and lasting social difference, seeing people build and grow their lives according to their own values and world view.

We achieve this by building small teams of Support Workers (Micro-Teams) around the person supported. Micro-Teams enable the development of empowering relationships, based on mutual trust and respect, and they ensure that the person supported maintains full control over how their support looks.

As a member of a Micro-Team, you would be supporting people who live independently, on their own, in their own homes. You might visit 2 or 3 people in one day, or you may support just one person for a longer period.

Support is provided on a one-to-one basis in the community. You will need to have a full driving license and access to a reliable vehicle. You will also be required to work a mixture of day, evening and weekend support, on a roster basis.

For this position your main activity will be supporting M who lives in his own home in Yeovil.

M is a lady living independently in Yeovil. M enjoys music, her favourite TV shows, lego, cooking, going out for walks, going for a drive, visiting the seaside.

You First offers a range of benefits, such as:
Pay £10.75 - £12.00 an hour from the moment you start working with us, there is no probation rate
Weekends are paid at £10.75 - £12.00 per hour
We pay 30p per mile for every mile you travel, including commuting miles
Sleep In duties are paid at £60.00
Waking Night Duties are paid £96.75 - £105.00 per night
We offer permanent, full time, part time and casual contracts and you can choose which contract works best for you and your needs
You will have a permanent contract that provides you with guaranteed regular hours
You will have a full induction before commencing work and this will include person specific training and shadow supports
Each team has a Slack (virtual message board) page when you can obtain feedback and support from fellow team members and managers
We operate a 24-hour On Call facility, so you always have access to support in emergency situations
We do not use Zero Hour Contracts
We provide an occupational pension
We have an Employee Assistance Programme meaning you and your family have access to free and confidential 24-hour counselling and support
We meet the cost of your DBS check
You will receive full training and bi-monthly supervision
If you are new to social care, you will be supported through your Care Certificate in paid time
You will have the option to study for a nationally recognised Diploma
You will have your roster 4 weeks in advance, allowing you to plan your life! Your roster will be in the form of an App

For more information, please call 0300 111 9999 asking to speak to a member of the Locality Manager Team.

Job Location : Yeovil
Company : You First Support Services
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Employment : Full-Time
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Contact : Phone : 0300 111 9999
Please contact between 09:00-18:00.

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