Support Worker

Job Reference: H02
Location: Milton
Closing Date: Ongoing
Salary: £9.09 – £9.36 per hour
Up To: £19,522.29 per annum
Employment Type: Permanent
Hours per Week: Waking Night

Rosewood is a vibrant and happy residential home, where we support some amazing people. The people we support have learning disabilities, and some have physical disabilities, requiring mobility aids and specialist equipment to make getting about easier.

Currently we have 6 residents who live there, so it really is their home. The support we give is person-centred, which means that individual personal choices are accommodated for, and respected.

As a Waking Night Support Worker you will be a key member of our team, providing high standards of person-centred support and care to the people we work with. Both personal care and participation in activities are key tasks for the role, so energy and initiative is vital; experience is preferred but not essential, providing you have a willingness to learn and the compassion and patience needed to support.

We are looking for a candidate who has excellent communication skills, is a great team player, able to flexibly to respond to the changing needs of those we support and a strong “can do” attitude.

The role would work across weeknights and weekends, hours are 9pm-7am and 10pm-8am in shifts.

We are looking for people who can think creatively, are confident, have a positive ‘can-do’ attitude and are calm, resilient and energetic. 

Our residents at Rosewood have a wide range of interests which include; reggae music, gardening, days out, gardening, and puzzles.

Ideally our new colleagues will have similar interests who can support us with new and existing ideas.

If you enjoy a trip to the seaside and you make a good cup of tea, this is a distinct advantage!

We operate a 24 hour seven days a week service with a variety of shift patterns that are based on the people we support’s individual requirements.  Our full-time contracts are based on 40 hours per week with part-time contracts also available as well as Relief Bank work.

In return we offer these great benefits:

  • 22 days paid holiday per year plus bank holidays
  • An opportunity to gain recognised qualifications (incl NVQ’s, Care Certificate)
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Managers on site
  • Career progression opportunities
  • Company Pension Scheme
  • Staff referral scheme