Our Support Workers and Relief Support Workers work within safe, homely environments supporting our service users with all aspects of their daily lives. This includes personal care, administering medication, help with everyday living tasks such as shopping, cooking and cleaning.
We pride ourselves in providing homely and welcoming services with excellent resources which include activity rooms, snoezelen rooms, adapted bathrooms, shower rooms and specialised equipment. All of our services have a wheelchair accessible vehicle and we provide minibus training for staff.
In our respite services we strive to provide safe, fun, high quality respite breaks. As well as supporting the people who use our respite services with all aspects of daily living, staff also help co-ordinate and participate in a variety of outings and activities which are planned during respite stays depending on what people choose to do. These may include trips to the local shops, going out for a meal or a coffee, visits to the local pub, arts and crafts, baking, bowling, going to the cinema or theatre or an outing to the beach for an ice cream to name but a few!
In our permanent care services, we provide high quality personalised care and support to all of our residents enabling them to live happy, healthy lives and supporting them to achieve the outcomes they wish to achieve. These may include planning and going on holiday, being involved in the local community and being supported to maintain friendships, hobbies and interests. Our residents also need support with all aspects of daily living, which includes support with personal care, medication, shopping, cooking and cleaning and attending appointments.
We value our staff and offer competitive rates of pay as well as excellent terms and conditions. These include a defined contribution workplace pension scheme, annual leave entitlement of 28 days rising by 5 days after 5 years with an additional 4 public holidays, excellent training and development opportunities and recognition of long service.
We are committed to the training and development of our staff and offer a comprehensive induction and training programme. We also provide in-house training and support for staff to achieve the required SVQ qualification/s that they need to be registered with the SSSC.