Support Worker – Supported Living
Location: Wandsworth (SW17 and nearby)
Company: Live Too Limited
Salary: Circa £21,300 to £22,500 per annum including excellent benefits (based on a 40 hour full time, two sleep-ins per week, plus overtime)
Contract Type: Permanent
Working hours: 40 hours plus two sleep-ins Full time hours with the opportunity for overtime, 20 hours plus one sleep-in Part time hours with the opportunity for overtime.
Typical attendance: will be any time Monday to Sunday based on Service User requirements, but will be similar each week whenever possible, and aiming to give you two consecutive days off duty each week whenever possible.
Opportunity to increase earnings by working extra hours / sleep-ins
Company pension scheme
224 hours annual holiday entitlement (equivalent to 28 days pa)
Option to purchase additional leave direct from pay
Career development opportunities
Free PPE (if/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 four questions below to firstname.lastname@example.org and we will contact you.
In addition to submitting your CV, we ask you to answer four qualification questions (this can be a simple yes or no answer, (indicate Q1, Q2 etc.) or more detailed).
Q1 - Required - 1 year of Adult Care / Support Environment experience.
Please say how many years. (i.e. 2 years, 10 years etc.)
Q2 - Required - QCF (NVQ) Level 2 Diploma in Health & Social Care, or equivalent
Answer Yes or No
Q3 - Preferred - Full UK Driving Licence
Answer Yes or No
Q4 - Preferred - Tooting area
Answer Yes or No
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