We are looking for passionate and dedicated Care Support Workers to join our team of flexible bank staff (zero hour contract). This post is to work specifically in Charles Harper House in Basildon.
Charles Harper House is a supported housing scheme for people with learning difficulties and sensory issues. The scheme consists of eight self-contained flats, two on-site offices, a communal area and a large garden.
You will need to be qualified in BSL Level 2 or be part of the deaf community.
You will also have the opportunity to work in our other services across South Essex including Basildon, Thurrock, Chelmsford & Witham. Experience in the following client groups is preferred, however, this is not essential:
- Learning Disability - Care
- Some services have a secondary disability - Physical
Our staff should be reliable, flexible, motivational and have excellent values. They should be able to demonstrate that they are committed to providing outstanding support services to vulnerable adults. A clear understanding of Safeguarding is essential. Training and support provided.
Please note this role may involve personal care. You will be comfortable undertaking a full range of manual handling tasks, including assistance with hoists and wheelchairs. You should be positive, caring and focused on encouraging choice, self-worth and assisting our customers to get out and about enjoying themselves in the local community. If you want to make a difference to someone in your community, support them to achieve their potential and help them enjoy life, then we want to hear from you.
If you are passionate about people and up for a new challenge, we are keen to hear from you. We offer a full training package and a thorough induction, no experience necessary just a kind heart.
An example of the shifts you may cover; 7am - 2.30pm, 2.30pm - 10pm and 10pm - 7am (sleep in/wake nights).
In return we offer:
- £9.90 per hour
- Sleep-in payments £73.89 per night (as applicable)
- Spot Bonus awards
- Paid Induction Training
- Full training provided to support you in your role
- Paid Enhanced DBS (checks will include both the child and adult barring checks)
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.