A career with Live Too as a carer.
Support Worker - Supported Living
Location: Wandsworth (SW17 and nearby)
Company: Live Too Limited
Circa £21,300 to £22,500 per annum including excellent benefits
based on working 40 hours and two sleep-ins per week, plus overtime
40 hours and two sleep-ins Full time hours with the opportunity for overtime
20 hours and one sleep-in Part time hours with the opportunity for overtime
Typical shift pattern:
Shifts will be anytime Monday to Sunday based on the needs of the service users you are supporting. Your timetable will be as similar as possible each week and we will endeavour to give you two consecutive days off each week whenever possible.
- Opportunity for overtime
- Company pension scheme
- 224 hours annual leave entitlement (equivalent to 28 days per annum)
- Option to purchase additional leave direct from pay
- Career development opportunities
- Free PPE (as required)
At Live Too Limited it's not just what we do, it's how we do it that matters. That's why we're on the lookout for excellent Support Workers to join our dedicated team, support our growing business and exceed our Service User's expectations.
About the role
First things first, every day is different; you will help our service users to live meaningful and extraordinary lives, by developing a creative environment in which to stimulate and develop positive relationships. You'll go the extra mile for our service users - how would you find rewarding and varied ways to make a difference to their lives? In return, you'll get a fun and challenging role, that will be both demanding and rewarding, including CIS online training and in-house industry relevant training, and a basic salary of £21,340.
Naturally friendly, you're a positive and proactive person looking for a long-term career in a truly caring company. You are a great communicator and a dynamic team player, you have the ability to build good relationships with everyone you work with - always seeking the best results for our service users. You are enthusiastic, friendly and dedicated, and enjoy helping people to reach their potential.
You have at least one years experience in an Adult Care / Support Environment, a knowledge of Safeguarding procedures and experience of loan working.
You will be qualified with QCF (NVQ) Level 2 Diploma in Health & Social Care, or equivalent.
Live Too Limited is an organisation that has been providing Independent Living in the borough of Wandsworth for over five years.
The sister company of Act Too Limited, who trade as The Baked Bean Company, we saw an opportunity through Independent Living to support service users/tenants to live full and independent lives in their community.
At Live Too we provide support designed around the service user/tenant. We firmly believe that everybody is an individual and therefore should be treated as such. By working in a person-centered way with service user/tenants, their families, friends and their professional networks we help them to reach their potential and live extraordinary lives.
Interested? We can't wait to hear from you.
We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age etc.
Equality, diversity and fairness are at the heart of our values and we are committed to promoting fair participation and equality of opportunity for all our staff.
If you are keen to pursue this rewarding Support Worker opportunity, please send your CV, along with your answers to the following four questions to firstname.lastname@example.org and we will contact you.
Q1: How many years' experience do you have of working in an Adult Care / Support Environment? *at least one year's experience is required
Q2: Do you hold at least a QCF (NVQ) Level 2 Diploma in Health & Social Care, or equivalent *preferred
Q3: Do you hold a Full UK Driving Licence? *preferred
Q4: Do you live in the Tooting area? *preferred