Support Worker

Job details
Posting date: 23 September 2021
Salary: £9.30 per hour
Additional salary information: 9.3 - 9.3
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 23 October 2021
Location: St Albans, AL3 5UT
Company: Vacancy Filler
Job type: Permanent
Job reference: SEP20216149

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Location: Oster House is a Supported Living Plus Service in the vibrant community of St Albans, which supports young people and adults (16-65 year olds) with complex needs to become significantly more independent within the community.
Salary: £9.30 PER HOUR
Role: Permanent Contract 36 hours per week, 3 x 12 hours with 4 days off. Overtime available.

Fantastic career progression opportunities.
Recommend a friend - £200 incentive.
Access to a defined contribution pension scheme (NEST) with a contribution from the organisation
28 days holiday (Inc. Bank Holidays)
Formal Structured 12 week induction programme
Support to complete the care certificate leading to Level 2 qualification
Development pathways to further your care qualifications
All training provided at No Charge....
Access to Blue Light Card savings - The UK’s number one discount service for the emergency services, NHS, social care sector and armed forces
Access to counselling services via Health Assured App
Employee Assistant Programme for 24-7 confidential support
Long Service Awards
Precious Homes Care Awards
Flexible working opportunities

10 Reasons to work for Precious

This is the most rewarding job in the world. We work with people who are on the autism spectrum, who have mental illness, demonstrate challenging behaviours or have learning disabilities. Helping to enhance the lives of our service users is a gratifying and fulfilling career choice.

Our Learning & Development opportunities for our staff family are second to none. We have a mixture of on-line and face to face training which is overseen by a highly experienced in house training team. In a recent survey, 79% of our staff agreed that our Learning & Development was great.

We offer exceptional work environments where positive attitudes are rewarded. We encourage an active contribution from all of our staff family about the people who we care for.

Career progression. We actively encourage our staff to apply for promotions as they become available and have a clearly defined pathway linked to Learning & Development to help with this.

We offer extra benefits such as a company pension scheme, 28 days annual leave (including bank holidays) a formal structured 12 week induction programme, support to complete the care certificate leading to a Level 2 Qualification, access to free counselling services via the Health Assured App & a recommend a friend scheme where you can earn up to £200 for every person you recommend.

We are an award winning company. We have won several awards in our 26 years of being a care provider and we are nominated for more this year. These are both national and regional awards. Since 2017 we have also held our own, in-house awards night to recognise the great work done by our staff family.

We currently hold a Silver Accreditation from Investors in People in recognition of our efforts in making Precious Homes a great place to work and care. Only 15% of companies achieve this accolade.

We are working on some exciting projects to have an Investors in People Champion in each of our services to represent the voice of our staff family. The idea is for us to be a Platinum Employer at our next inspection.

We have 39 services up and down the county and we are growing. Our aim is to have an “Outstanding” rating from The Care Quality Commission in all of our services very soon.

We only employ exceptional people to our staff family and subsequently, in our opinion, we are the best at what we do!

Knowledge, Skills and Qualifications required:

Always be on time
Always have a good work ethic
Always give maximum effort
Always have good body language
Always have great energy
Always have a great attitude
Always work with passion
Be coachable
Always do extra
Always be prepared
Always be caring

Apply now and join our work family. Your Career is PRECIOUS

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