Weekend Support Worker – Respite

JOB: Support Worker / Carer
Contract: Required to work 2 out of 3 weekends
Posted: Tue 15th June 2021
Deadline: Sun 1st August 2021

Reference: finda/TP/16919/3181
Salary: £9.46 ph for weekends, hours outside of the weekend are paid at £9 per hour.
City: Aldermoor, Southampton

Weekend Support Worker – Disabled children and adults - Southampton - £9.00 - £9.46 per hour – 10.5 hours a week

We are The Rose Road Association a Registered Charity providing essential Care and support Services in Southampton. We are passionate about supporting children and adults with, Learning, disabilities, Physical disabilities and /or Autism.  We are seeking to recruit a Great Support Worker, someone with the right values and attitudes to work in our Overnight Respite facility in Southampton – could this be you?

We require someone to work weekends. All hours completed at a weekend would be paid at the enhanced rate of £9.46, hours completed outside of the weekend are paid at £9 per hour. The contract would be for 10.5 hours a week averaged over the month, and you would work 2 out of 3 weekends.

You don’t need to have previous experience in this field, nor do you need qualifications as we are happy to work with you to develop your competence in the role and increase your confidence in the work that we do.

Above all, we want someone who shares in our values.  These are:

  • A commitment to Quality and Standards and being the best we can be
  • Treating people as individuals with dignity, being Person Centred.
  • Working Together as a team, with Trust and Respect for each other and for the families we support
  • Taking Pride and Passion in the difference we make to families and finding the Fun and Celebration in everything that we do

The children and adults we support are individuals and therefore no two days are the same, as a general guide, duties will include, support with personal care needs, including bathing, dressing, feeding, medication, as well as help to take part in a wide range of interests and activities that support wellbeing and independence, such as sensory, swimming, baking, crafts, movies and much more depending on what people choose. 

The Rose Road Association supports vulnerable children, young people and their families and therefore requires all applicants for care roles to have had both Coronavirus vaccines or a willingness to have the vaccines, unless medically exempt from the vaccination programme. Please contact us directly if you would like to discuss further.

Interested? Apply by clicking on the link below. You will be asked to register your details with Staff-finda and to upload your CV.  You will have access to the full Job Description and person specification and an opportunity for you to tell us about your personal qualities and why you believe that you are right for this role.

This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure by the Disclosure & Barring Service. It is a criminal offence for people who are barred from working in regulated activity to apply for roles that require them to work unsupervised with that particular group (i.e. adults at risk, children or both).

This is an open application process so Interviews will be arranged within a few weeks of receiving your application.


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