SCA Care is an equal opportunities employer. This vacancy is based in the United Kingdom. SCA Care are based and operate in the UK and can only process applications from candidates who are currently UK residents and eligible to work in the UK.
SCiA are proud to be currently supporting people in our community to ensure they stay safe and well.
Waking Night Shifts: 09:00pm to 08:00am
Pay rates: £12.10 to £13.75 per hour, with enhancements if you are qualified.
We are also looking for bank staff to cover for holidays and absences.
Come and be part of something amazing.
As a member of our Complex Care Support Team, you will be passionate about making a difference to an individual’s life. The purpose of the role is to support our customers to achieve life goals and aspirations through social, emotional, physical and cultural requirements in a person centred way, as outlined in the customers individualised care plan, in a manner that is professional, positive and upholds the values of the SCiA Group.
We are currently looking for compassionate Complex Care Support Workers to provide support to a young man in his 20’s who currently lives in the Fareham area.
Your primary purpose will be to support this individual to live a meaningful, happy life. You will empower him to identify his goals, pursue hobbies, support his health and wellbeing and be a part of the local community. This young man enjoys sensory stimulation, being outdoors and playing ball, visiting Gunwharf Quays and my favourite place Fort Nelson. He also loves to spend time in the pool and hot tub.……...therefore you need to have your towel at the ready!
You will succeed because…
You’re an experienced, empathetic and resilient Support Worker, deeply committed to assisting with individuals with complex care needs which for this package will include previous experience of supporting those with complex epilepsy. You’re compassionate, observant, patient and confident in handling potentially difficult situations. We are looking for individuals who are strong in personality, but whose caring nature shines bright. You will be skilled in encouraging me to enjoy safe areas without my wheelchair and will be confident around my boxer dog and also my cat called Boris! You’re able to communicate clearly and sensitively with vulnerable people and their families, and always adopt a person-centred approach.
You will love it because…
You enjoy helping individuals to be independent through companionship, providing reassurance and enabling confidence. You take pride in doing a great job and are happy assisting with cooking, domestic duties, personal care, attending appointments and social activities. You’re keen to develop your career through training, learning and gaining relevant qualifications.
Ideally candidates will possess a full driving licence and aged over 25 due to insurance purposes. We offer full training so you will need to commit to a fully paid training and induction.
About SCA Care
Social Care in Action is a group of charitable social enterprises providing community services across Southern England. Everything we do is focused on supporting individuals to lead the life they want, in the way they want. As a not-for-profit organisation every penny we make in surplus is reinvested back into the wider communities we work with. Our head office is in Southampton, with our main services delivered across Southampton, The New Forest and surrounding areas.
What do we offer?
- Paid day off on your birthday, so you can relax.
- 6 weeks paid holiday (inclusive of bank holidays)
- We’re flexible - work to fit your preferred hours
- Paid travel time
- Paid mileage, which is automatically calculated for you (40p per mile where applicable)
- Excellent Refer a Friend bonus
- Guaranteed hour contracts, if that's what you would like.
- Pay enhancements for a care qualification over level 2.
- Free training including comprehensive training package including QCF qualification
- Training time paid
- Free branded work wear and lanyard
- Access to a Blue Light Card
- Pension scheme
If you’re successful, we need you to have an Enhanced Disclosure Check through the Disclosure and Barring Service which we’ll pay for.