Permanent | 37.5 hrs per week | Days, evenings and weekends | Andover SP11 6JS | £8.37 per hour (enhancements for weekend working apply)

Enham Trust is a leading disability charity situated in the rural village of Enham Alamein, providing both residential and domiciliary care onsite and within the immediate area. The charity is at the heart of the local community.

We are looking for someone to join our team as a support worker in our transition house within the village of Enham Alamein. You will be supporting our clients, who are adults with disabilities, to learn and be confident with day to day life skills. You will be working with a care model that aims to support our clients to move on to independent living within their own home.

The role

  • Supporting tenants to develop independent life goals, in line with their individual plans and goals
  • Support tenants with budgeting and maintaining relationships
  • Encourage tenants to do as much as possible for themselves, helping to identify assistance required to enable them to live as independently as possible
  • Assist with prescribed medication, in line with Enham Trust policies and procedures
  • Enable tenants to access the local community

You

Preferably, you will have some experience of working within a care setting, although this is not essential. You will however possess a genuine desire to work within this field.

You will:

  • Have the ability to build excellent rapport and relationships with a wide variety of people
  • Be flexible in working shift patterns on a rota basis including days, evenings and weekends
  • Be an excellent communicator and team player
  • Have excellent organisation and administration skills – able to manage workload and prioritise tasks

In addition, ideally you will:

  • Have some knowledge and understanding of Safeguarding and the Mental Capacity Act
  • Possess experience of working with people with disabilities and of all ages
  • Hold an NVQ Level 2 (or equivalent) in Care

What you’ll get:

  • Rising holiday entitlement starting at 33 days including statutory bank holidays
  • Discounted healthcare membership
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Pension scheme with matched employer contributions up to 6%
  • Learning and development programme offering you internal and external training

Apply

To apply, please complete our application form and email this to our recruitment team at [email protected] , quoting the job title and job reference: V70 in the subject field.

As per CQC requirements, we ask that you please pay special attention to providing a full employment history, back to full time education, including details and dates of any gaps in employment.

***Please note that we will be conducting a rolling programme of short-listing and interviewing and reserve the right to close this vacancy at any time, therefore we recommend you apply as soon as possible in order to ensure you do not miss the opportunity.***

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

Enham Trust is accredited as a Disability Confident Leader; as part of this commitment all disabled applicants, who meet the minimum criteria, will be guaranteed an interviewed. To be considered under the Guaranteed Interview Scheme it’s vital that you declare your disability, impairment or long-term health condition when you apply.

Enham Trust is an equal opportunities employer and we positively encourage applications from all eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status or pregnancy or maternity.

Successful applicants will be required to undertake a Disclosure Barring Service (DBS) check, provide two references and proof of right to work in the UK.