Social Care Worker

  • Apprenticeship Reference: 1324287262-2
  • Date Posted: 13 May 2024
  • Apprentice Employer: Trident Group
  • Location: Weston Rhyn, Shropshire
  • Apprentice Pay: On Application
  • Apprenticeship Sector: Healthcare & Medical, Health and Safety, Project Management, Social care
  • Apprenticeship Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

About this Apprenticeship

Reference 58496

Social Care Worker

Windsor House, Oswestry, Shropshire

£22,308.00 per annum

37.5 hours per week

Permanent

About the role

We are looking to recruit for Social Care Worker for our Care Home at Windsor House, Oswestry, Shropshire. Windsor House is a registered care home for 10 adults with learning and/ or physical disabilities who require support for all aspects of their daily living needs, including personal care, meal preparation as well as shopping and social activities.

The aim of the role is to deliver an outstanding service which is person centred in a way that enhances the lives of people with profound learning disabilities offering choice, ensuring the people have a voice and their wishes and decisions are respected.

The role is permanent opportunity working 37.5 hours a week covering a variety of shifts on a rotational basis, including weekends and bank holidays.

The benefits;

  • 34 days annual leave, plus the option to purchase up to 5 additional days
  • Birthday leave
  • New Home leave
  • Life assurance (3 x salary)
  • Employee Assistance programme
  • Employee Wellbeing programme
  • Flexible Working options

About You

We are looking for staff who want to make a difference, the successful candidates must be committed to inclusion and engagement and ensure that the people they are supporting have a full, active, meaningful lifestyle, one that they have chosen for themselves. In addition, the successful candidates will be confident to work alone, and it is essential to have a good understanding and working experience of learning disabilities, autism and mental health.

We are looking for highly motivated individual who would like to join our team in order to deliver good quality service to vulnerable adults. You will be responsible for looking after service users and supporting them with their daily requirements.

Candidates need experience of supporting adults with challenging behaviour, demonstrate a level of resilience whilst at work, and the ability to build meaningful relationships with customers. Throughout this role you will need to be able to demonstrate effective behaviour management techniques, build rapport and trust with customers to de-escalate incidents and create a safe educational environment.

Punctuality and reliability are essential to meet the requirements of the role, the shifts are early mornings, late finishes, weekend working and waking nights. You may be required to work the occasional night shift when the service is needed

Working in a regulated service it is essential that all mandatory training is up to date and staff have the skills to support in challenging situations. Specialist training tailored to meet the needs of customers will be provided. Candidates will preferably hold a Level 2 diploma in Health and Social Care and it is important that the successful candidate understands health and social care legislation and CQC fundamental standards.

Trident Group has over 60 years experience of delivering homes, services and innovation for up to 8,000 people in over 3,600 homes in some of the most disadvantaged communities in the Midlands. The Group employs more than 750 staff, works with over 150 volunteers and provides training places and apprenticeships for many more. The Group has an annual turnover of more than £37m and owns assets close than £190m.

The Group consists of;

  • Trident Housing, which provides landlord services for the Group in respect of housing management and maintenance
  • Trident Reach, which is a registered care and support charity delivering person-centred care and support services. These services include supporting people within registered care, domiciliary care, people with learning difficulties, those with mental health needs, young people at risk, older people, BME groups, people at risk of being homeless, those seeking employability, education and training opportunities and those fleeing domestic abuse.

Trident offers their employees learning and development opportunities and wants to invest in their development and career growth. Through our apprenticeship scheme, we offer various courses in areas that will help support employees within their roles and for their further development.

We celebrate Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion and as a person-centred organisation we are continually striving to build a community where everyone feels valued, respected and equally guided by our beacon of hope.

By joining Trident Group, you will have the opportunity to join our Diverse Voices Steering Group to ensure Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion remains at the heart of everything we do.

As a Disability Confident Committed Employer, we have committed to:

  • ensure our recruitment process is inclusive and accessible
  • communicating and promoting vacancies
  • offering an interview to disabled people
  • anticipating and providing reasonable adjustments as required
  • supporting any existing employee who acquires a disability or long term health condition, enabling them to stay in work
  • at least one activity that will make a difference for disabled people

Applying

All applications must be accompanied with a current CV which will be used to assess your suitability for the role. Please ensure all the skills, experience and qualifications requested are clearly demonstrated in your CV as explained in the body of the advert.

All applicants must provide their right to work documentation at interview stage, such as a valid passport which will be verified to check your eligibility to work and live in the UK.

Relevant roles will be subject to a successful disclosure at an appropriate level from Disclosure and barring service (DBS).