Care and Support Worker
L’Arche has multiple opportunities available for Care and Support Worker team members to join the team in Liverpool. You will join us on a full time, permanent basis and in return you will receive a competitive salary of £7.83 - £8.69 per hour. L’Arche is an expanding, vibrant community charity which supports people with Learning Disabilities. L’Arche provides high quality, person centred, individually tailored care and support. In a world that values winning and coming first L'Arche Communities are places where people can discover who they are not just what they can do. We support a wide range of People with Learning Disabilities in their own homes in our Supported Living Services and provide Day Opportunities and Workshops. Like other support providers we are regulated and inspected to ensure a high quality of provision, our rating with CQC is ‘OUTSTANDING’. We are looking for Care and Support Worker team members who are passionate about working with people with learning disabilities. We want people who are honest, have integrity, are hardworking, promote dignity, respect and equality. The successful candidates will work and live in accordance with the values of L'Arche where each person is valued and encouraged to build relationships with one another and to develop their own potential for growth. What we will offer our Care and Support Worker: - 28 days paid holiday (including bank holidays) given in the first year, rising to 33 days in the second year - Guaranteed Contracted Hours + Paid Over Time - Excellent employee support and benefits - Child care vouchers - DBS paid for - Cycle to work scheme - Death in service policy and Pension scheme - QCF Level 2 and 3 in Health and Social Care supported, plus full induction training - Career progression and personal development opportunities The role involves: - Helping people create a home and enabling them to maximise their independence through the acquisition of new skills and increased social integration - Supporting individuals in their leisure, social, practical, physical and spiritual needs - Providing personal care with dignity and respect including supporting people with complex health and physical needs both in daily life and end of life care - Helping people with physical needs may include some aspects of moving and handling - Monitoring progress and recording notes on daily record sheets Skills and experience required to become our Care and Support Worker: - Good verbal and written communication skills - Observant and sensitive to a Service User’s needs - Ability to liaise with outside agencies and other professionals - Ability to work autonomously and productively as part of a team - All applicants must be prepared to work on a rota basis. Hours will include weekends, evenings, bank holidays, waking nights and sleep-ins. Although grounded in the Christian tradition, L'Arche Communities welcome people of all faiths and none: our vision is a world where all belong. If you feel you have the passion and drive to join our team please click apply today to join us as a Care and Support Worker. The successful applicants will be subject to 2 references and a fully enhanced DBS. Confirmation in post is also dependent on successful completion of the probationary period and all required training.