Flexi - Bank Support Worker

Location
Kettering
Salary / hourly pay rate
£11.50 - £12.75 Per Hour
Employment Type
Full time
Contract Type
Permanent
Date posted
Thursday 29 February 2024
Closing Date
Tuesday 30 April 2024

The Southleigh family are recruiting!

Southleigh is a 14-bed residential care home in Kettering supporting adults with learning and physical disabilities. We provide a high level of support to enable all the people we support to meet their personal goals and future aspirations!

The individuals we support here at Southleigh absolutely love cooking and baking! There isn’t a week that goes by where we’re not making chocolate kebabs and dipping strawberries into chocolate or baking cookies on national sugar cookie day! The individuals we support love visiting Rushden lakes and lapping up the sun with of course lots of ice cream. They all love arts and crafts and are often creating scrap books of all the memories they’ve made during the year. The ladies love a pamper and are often asking their support workers to paint their nails and do their hair! We all love going out and doing different activities such as bowling or visiting the cinema.

At Salutem Care and Education, we recognise the value and wisdom that come from all stages of life. Join our team to be a part of a community that truly appreciates the richness of age diversity.

We are all very well supported at Southleigh and none of our efforts go unnoticed. We understand what’s important and always try our best to help the individuals live their best lives! No two days are the same, one day we’re partaking in a family event or party and the next we’re out window shopping and sightseeing! There is huge variety in the role and lots to learn with lots of opportunity to develop new and existing skills. We all work very hard with one goal in mind and that’s to support the individuals to do whatever it is they wish!

Now we've shared a glimpse of what it's like to work for us, let us introduce ourselves. We’re Salutem and we are committed to making a positive impact on the lives of thousands of children and adults in England and Wales across our residential homes, schools and day centres. Our dedicated support teams empower individuals to overcome any obstacles and live the life they choose.

Each day will be different, and the main focus of your role is to provide daily support to adults in our residential services. It’s definitely not a normal 9-5, you can work days, nights, and flexible shifts too. Talking of ‘dream’ jobs, some of our shifts are sleep-ins!

We want the best for everyone we support and that's what makes us a family. If you have the ability to support someone to feel at home, be their true self, and do what makes their heart happy - we want to hear from you. This is a meaningful role and will suit someone who is looking to make a difference and make memories that'll last a lifetime. 

We know our staff put 100% into building brighter futures for the individuals we support. That's why we offer career progression no matter where you start in the organisation. Your progress here will be regularly reviewed and as you gain expertise your rate of pay will increase. We believe in creating a Career from Care and we want the support workers we recruit now to become our managers of the future!

Benefits

- FREE Online 24/7 GP Service for you and your family from a GP who can prescribe 

- Competency Frameworks and Pay Scales

- Wagestream – where any day can be a payday

- Refer-a-Friend Scheme - Instantly earn points and cash rewards

- Sovereign Health Care Plan

- Blue Light Card

- Blink, our internal communications app

- Pension scheme

- Free DBS check (Disclosure and Barring Service)


As an organisation, we're committed to supporting our teams and offering a range of perks that look after your financial, mental, emotional and physical wellbeing.

*Terms and conditions apply. We have a massive duty of care towards those we support who are often the most vulnerable in society, which is why our staff are encouraged to keep up to date with vaccines and focus on self-care too. We hope this gives you a little glimpse into this role and vibe of our organisation. We want everyone at Salutem to live their best lives, and look forward to hearing from you too! #applynow