Bank Support Worker

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    New to care or experienced? Join our bank of Support Workers in Preston. You’ll be based in Preston with a friendly team, supporting people who are deaf or deaf/blind and have a range of support needs, including learning disabilities and autism

    Preston, Lancashire – PR2

    £8.91 per hour

    Due to the size of the area that you will cover and supporting people in supported living, you will need your own transport with business insurance – excellent milleage rates are paid.

      

    Your new job: 

    Achieve together is one of the UK’s leading providers of support for people with sight and hearing loss, learning disabilities, autism and associated complex needs. 

    You will be working as part of a friendly team. Supporting vulnerable individuals who are deaf, have dual sensory loss as well as experiencing a learning disability, mental health difficulties and or autism. As a Relief Support Worker you will play a vital part in  providing a peripatetic service to people living in the surrounding areas, offering educational and work-focused opportunities for adults who are deaf, hard of hearing or with dual-sensory loss and additional needs.

    This may include: 

    • Completing and maintaining detailed records, reports and notes   
    • Cleaning, cooking and shopping  
    • Planning and engaging in activities  
    • Administering and recording medication  
    • Complying with health and safety requirements

    Why not head over to our website and read some of the fantastic success stories shared by people we support https://www.achievetogether.co.uk/category/success-stories/ 

    You!  

    You do not need to have experience to join our team of Bank Support Workers, although a basic level of English and Maths is required. We employ our Bank Team Members based on their values. 

    You will be: 

        • Patient 
        • Understanding
        • Respectful 
        • Caring & compassionate 
        • Considerate 
        • Reliable and responsible 

    Our team members come from all walks of life, including: Retail, Hospitality, Warehouse, Security, Ex Forces, Sales, Administration, NHS, Social Care, Mental Health, Care Assistant, Outreach, Domiciliary Care, Health Carer and Residential Care. 

    Your rewards include: 

    • Free enhanced DBS checks and clearances* 
    • Ongoing career development to support you in achieving your ambitions 
    • Refer a Friend incentive scheme of £250 per referral* 
    • Holiday Pay entitlement – paid each month
    • Flexible working
    • Free structured and supported induction, to get you off to a flying start! 
    • Personal online Learning and Development portal – “Earn while you Learn”
    • Opportunity to gain sector specific qualifications and to join our Leadership and Management Programme                            
    • Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) for help with financial, physical and mental wellbeing 
    • Recognition and Reward Schemes, including Employee of the Month and Outstanding Achievement Awards

    *Subject to current Terms & Conditions 

    Or maybe it’s receiving the biggest smile from the person you support when they achieve a goal they never thought possible, and a heartfelt letter of thanks from their loved ones!

    Your new employer: 

    Achieve together – Ordinary Lives, Extraordinary People  

    Our growing organisation has over 25 years of expertise, and our team of expert practitioners are proud to deliver high-quality support across England and Wales. We offer the support and stability of a successful organisation with the homely family feel in each setting which is underpinned by our values: 

    Having Fun…we are present, engaged and communicate and connect 

    Valuing everyone…we are good with people and emotionally intelligent

    Making things happen…we are reliable, trustworthy and take ownership 

    Being Brave…we are resourceful, open-minded & creative

    Protecting you: 

    We are committed to supporting our team members and take every precaution to ensure robust infection control procedures are followed and that they decrease the risk of Covid-19 transmission. Once a Support Worker you will be provided with full PPE, inclusive of hand sanitiser, masks, gloves, apron and shoe covers (where appropriate) and all the appropriate training to keep you and those around you safe. 

    Please be advised that COVID-19 vaccinations are a mandatory requirement within our organisation, and you will need to provide evidence that you have been vaccinated prior to being offered a start date with us.

    As a Support Worker, you will hold “Keyworker” status: and will be permitted to book your vaccination through the national booking service on presentation of an offer letter or contract of employment.

    Does this sound like the career for you? If so, apply now and start your journey with us. 

    Want to know more?    

    Call enter name on own mobile number or email us at vacancyeast@achievetogether.co.uk  

    We at Achieve Together treat everyone equally with dignity and respect. We believe in the strength and value of an inclusive and diverse workforce and recognise the positive contribution all employees bring regardless of age, race, ethnicity, disability, religion or belief, gender or sexual orientation.

    We value the unique talents of every individual and work together to help everyone achieve their full potential by providing equality of opportunity to our team members, welcoming applicants from all backgrounds and communities. 

    Achieve together vacancies are excluded from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 which means that for certain types of employment it is lawful to reject a person for employment on the grounds of a spent conviction. When making an application, job applicants are obliged to disclose all convictions, whether or not they are spent.