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Support Worker Full time - Community Services Derbyshire

  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Profession: Healthcare Assistants
  • Location: Derbyshire
  • Salary: From £20,535 plus enhancements, per annum, pro rata

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Community Support Workers – ASD and LD community step down

Location: Alfreton, Derbyshire

From £20,535 plus enhancements, per annum

Full time: 37.5 hours   

Broom Cottage is a stunning residential care home for up to 5 adults within a peaceful, community-based environment.  With an emphasis on promoting independence, positive behaviour support and vocational skills development. Broom Cottage’s aim is to provide positive, personalised support and promote independence for individuals with a learning disability or autism 

Your profile

There are no set entry requirements to become a Support Worker as full training is provided, but there personal characteristics which are essential. We would welcome your application if you are:

  • Caring and kind
  • Cheerful and friendly
  • Willing to do personal care tasks (washing, toileting, etc.) in some areas
  • Resilient, with a ‘can do, anything is possible’ attitude
  • Someone who loves to work in a team, using your own initiative and creativity, but also able to follow procedures consistently where required
  • Someone who enjoys motivating and encouraging others to achieve their goals
  • Committed to inclusion and diversity
  • If you have any hobbies or interests, we’d also love to hear about these

You'll also need:

  • Verbal and written communication and active listening skills
  • Organisational skills
  • Observational skills

Our service users and your colleagues will expect you to live the St Andrew’s CARE values of Compassion, Accountability, Respect and Excellence every single day.

We offer an excellent benefits package including:

  • Pension
  • Sickness policy on par with the NHS
  • Access to the Blue Light Card and Health Service Discounts schemes
  • 35 days annual leave, increasing to 41 after 10 years' service (including bank holiday hours)
  • Life cover
  • Car lease scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Healthcare cash plan
  • Free parking
  • Paid DBS application
  • Access to free vocational qualifications

There is the opportunity for you to apply to our Aspire Programme, a nursing bursary programme, which could support you while training to be a qualified nurse. Each year we provide the financial and development support for 20 of our employees to gain a Nursing Degree