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Date Added: Sat 21/01/2023

Support Worker

Castleford, WF10, UK
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Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Salary: £9.70 - £10/hour

Support Worker

£9.70 - £10 per hour

Castleford , WF10 3AF

We are offering permanent positions, guaranteed hours, and job security.

The minimum contract we offer is 28 hours per week

About The Bridge

Looking for a job that really makes a difference?

Look no further…

The Bridge is on a mission to create the world's best specialist support setting for people with learning disabilities, autism and uniquely complex needs in a lovely purpose-built home. What sets us apart is our team and the drive we all have to make a real difference to vulnerable peoples' lives. We deliver an unrivalled service for those individuals others have struggled to successfully support. The team wants dedicated people that genuinely enjoy changing people's lives for the better.

We provide community based registered care services for people with learning disabilities, autism and associated complex care needs. We provide personalised outcome based support to enable individuals with enhanced care and support needs to live safely, happily and successfully in the community.

We take a fresh perspective to individuals support needs and like to do things differently. That means focusing on the important aspects of what matters to the people we support and keeping it simple wherever else possible.

Our values…

Change perceptions. See the world through the eyes of the people we support and mold the world around them

Take a different outlook. Be confident to use our wealth of experience and knowledge to look at unique situations differently

Be nice, kind, patient, resourceful, open minded, resilient, and forgiving

Understand why situations occur. We take an evidence-based approach to why behavior occurs and how to respond appropriately.

Everyone's opinions matter. We value every individual as part of the team, and they are key to the success of the people we support and the organisation

Purpose of the role -

The people we support are at the heart of everything we do. Your role will involve supporting individuals to live their lives to their maximum potential in a way that they want to. This will be a varied and diverse role, supporting the staff team day to day and ensuring the wellbeing and happiness of the people we support.   

We are looking for -

Someone who lives our values
A genuine interest in changing the lives of people with autism, learning disabilities and uniquely complex needs
Leadership and guiding skills
Honesty and integrity
Knowledge and understanding
Competency to implement and follow systems and processes
Ambition and energy to go above and beyond
Compassion and kindness
We offer -

Opportunities for career progression
A comprehensive induction with ongoing bespoke training
Additional core benefits including monthly employment awards, charitable matching, access to hardship loans and cycle to work scheme
An inclusive culture. We are a small growing organization and value the opinion of everyone within our team
The ability to change the lives of people with uniquely complex needs
Flexible day time shift patterns to suit a variety of needs
Full time roles - 40 hours, 35 hours, 28hr Part-time roles
Options around long or short shifts depending on preference
Night-time roles - 40 hours
Opportunity for overtime
£9.70 per hour whilst on probation + paid 3 weeks training
£10 after a years' service or at managers discretion
up to £11.05 per hour for Senior Support Workers
Additional core benefits including:

Refer a friend bonus scheme (£250), monthly employment awards, free fruit and snacks, access to hardship loans and cycle to work scheme and more.
Comprehensive specialist training in autism, positive behavioural support, epilepsy, ARC Physical Intervention and medication administration. All staff are supported fully to complete their care certificate.
28 days annual leave including bank holidays. all Public/Bank Holidays and substitute days are considered to be normal working days. You will also get an extra days' annual leave on us for your birthday!
Please note that we are now offering sponsorships - (subject to the company's criteria)
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