We are looking for people who are positive, kind and caring and be focused on encouraging choice, self-worth and supporting our customers to get out and about enjoying some new experiences in the local community. We are recruiting a full time, permanent Support Worker to our Registered Care Home based in Thurrock Essex. You will be supporting people who have learning and physical disabilities who will depend on you to provide a high standard of support to meet their individual needs.
Our Customers have lived in our service for many years, they are all individual and deserve to have a person centred approach to their support, we need people who impact and inject their lives with joy and happiness.
Please note this role involves personal care (including personal cleaning, supporting to have meals and manual handling).
The successful candidate will need to be flexible enough to work across a 24/7 rota (example of shifts 07.00-14.30, 14.30-22.00 and 22.00-07.00). Driving is not essential however is an added attribute as our customers have their means of transport to access the community.
In return Peabody offers you:
- Paid DBS enhanced check
- 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays
- Pay mileage at 0.45pence per mile (as applicable)
- Up to 4% pension contribution, matched 1-1
- Flexible benefits of 1% of salary within a minimum £300
- 24/7 access to a confidential employment programme
- Full training
- Spot bonus available under certain criteria
At Peabody, where possible, we provide flexible working opportunities from day one to our employees, as we recognise the importance of a good work-life balance; and to improve our productivity and performance, we embrace agile working, which means if you are in a desk based role, that will be a hybrid of office and home working. If your role is in a client facing environment, appropriate base location will apply.
Our mission is to help people make the most of their lives and an important part of this is to ensure that our organisation reflects the wider communities we serve. We want to attract recruit and retain a diverse, inclusive and creative workforce to give us the best opportunity to meet the diverse needs of our residents and customers. We actively encourage applications from all groups and communities, as well as from BAME, LGBTQ+ and disabled people.