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Support Worker - Fixed term contract.

Salary:
£8.82 per hour.
Location:
Sparkbrook
Company:
Longhurst Group

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Longhurst Group is one of the leading housing groups in the Midlands and East of England, providing more than 23,000 homes and a wide range of care and support services, with a team of 1,300 colleagues. If you are a caring, empathetic and flexible individual and able to provide expert care and support then you could now join our community mental health team and colleagues on a fixed term contract basis. (2 x 37.5hrs - Duration up to 12 months. 1 x 30 hrs - Duration up to 6 months).

Our customers can't wait to meet you when you apply.

If you have experience of providing both individualised and customer-led care whilst also promoting wellbeing and support you will know working in this field of support is highly rewarding.

You will be helping to improve lives through

Maximising the independence of people who require support and enabling real choices in how they lead their lives
Providing housing related support such as supporting people to access their benefits entitlements; pay their rent and household bills; secure appropriate accommodation; access employment, volunteering and training opportunities.
On occasion assisting some people with personal care, administering medication and undertaking domestic chores.
Maintaining accurate records of support provided, maintaining risk assessment and support plans

We value you…

When you join us you will enjoy;

A flexible working-environment. Our schemes offer a variety of working patterns to suit your work life balance against our requirements. Some schemes are on a rota basis but we are always open to explore part time options with you.
Up to 1400 internal bite size courses available via our internal learning system you can explore to self-develop your career:
A minimum of 26 days “plus” bank holidays. (Whilst we want to ensure you have the time to spend win those important you may work the occasional bank holiday however you will get this time back).
Free parking at most of our locations.
A generous sick pay entitlement.
Family friendly maternity and paternity pay scheme.
Free counselling available to all employees.

5 core values underpin everything we do each day at Longhurst.

In it together – You’ll be driven to help us to improve lives together.
Heartfelt Service – You’re values are to care for customers and colleagues.
Own it – You have pride and passion in all you do.
Push the boundaries – You’re always looking for new ways to improve the way you work.
Fun and Fair- You work hard but you treat everybody with respect.

Click here to see how Longhurst Group will meet our 2025 Improving Lives agenda.

(The important things – Naturally working with our customers we need to complete pre-employment checks before you join us. A DBS will be required to work with our customers along with Right to Work checks before you start. We know you want to join us as soon as possible and we will process these as checks as quickly as we can so we can welcome you to our team).

If your application shows that you share our values we'll invite you in to meet one of our team. We can’t wait to meet you.

Find a job today #LonghurstGroup #ImprovingLives.

Advert Closes - 1st July
Interview date - TBC, these will be conducted as a remote video interview.

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