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Midlands
Melton Mowbray
Full time permanent
£8.72 - £8.95 per hour

Are you looking for a challenging and rewarding role? Aspirations are looking for new team members who are passionate about supporting individuals within the community to enjoy a fulfilling and independent life.

The Role:

As a Support Worker, you will be working as part of a team providing support for individuals with learning disabilities, mental health issues and autism within the community in line with their individual needs. On a typical day you will be;

  • Helping with the challenges of everyday life such as dressing, washing and household chores.
  • Encourage and support in trying new hobbies and activities such as swimming.
  • Increase and enable independence.
  • To encourage participation in life of the wider community.
  • Administer or prompt medication.
  • Complete daily care plans
  • Support with finances and budgeting
  • Ensure safeguarding responsibilities are met and to protect the Adults rights to live safely and free from abuse or neglect.

The Person:

  • Whilst previous experience in the care sector is ideal, you may have also had exposure to the skills and knowledge that we are looking for through caring for loved one’s or through voluntary work.
  • Full clean driving licence is required due to locations.
  • Have a positive outlook and a good sense of humour in sometimes challenging situations.
  • A caring nature and passionate about supporting Adults.
  • Ability to remain calm under pressure.
  • Resilience is key.

The Package:

  • Full and comprehensive training programme, including the Care Certificate
  • Commitment to ongoing learning and development
  • Opportunities to take NVQ Level 2 and 3
  • 28 days holiday inclusive of bank holidays
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Employee recognition schemes
  • Optional overtime
  • Opportunities for career progression
  • Employee Assistance Programme available 24/7
  • Refer a Friend Scheme
  • Flexible shift work

The Company: 

Aspirations Care have been supporting adults with learning disabilities, mental health issues and Autism to have a lifestyle that matters to them since 2004. Our aim is to support and encourage individuals to achieve their full potential, no matter how challenging.

At Aspirations we value all colleagues, regardless of age. We are proud to offer pay over the statutory minimum set for young workers and have no set retirement age.

Apply today and start your career by sending your CV

Aspirations is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitability qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status or pregnancy and maternity.

This organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the vulnerable adults that we support and expects all staff to share this commitment. Any offer of employment will be subject to satisfactory references and a satisfactory Enhanced DBS Disclosure.