What are your Aspirations?

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South East
Wickford, Essex
Full-time, Part-time
£8.72-£8.95 per hour

Care workers - we need you!

Are you looking for a challenging and rewarding role which offers plenty of work/life balance?

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 adults with learning disabilities, mental health issues and autism. You will help some amazing people achieve their dreams.

On a typical day you will be:

  • Helping with the challenges of everyday life such as dressing, washing and cooking.
  • Accompany users to participate in hobbies like getting fit at the gym, trips out to the cinema or going on holiday.
  • Help our people to live an independent life within their own home and the local community.
  • Ensure the user attends appointments.
  • Administer medication as required.
  • Completing daily paperwork and care plans.
  • Ensure safeguarding responsibilities are met and to protect the Adults rights to live safely and free from abuse or neglect.

The Person:

  • Previous experience working within a professional care setting is preferred but not essential as full training is provided.
  • Passionate about care and want to make a difference.
  • A full, clean driving license would be advantageous.
  • Having a positive outlook and maintaining a good sense of humour in sometimes challenging circumstances.

The Package:

  • Full and comprehensive training programme, including the Care Certificate
  • Commitment to ongoing learning and development
  • Opportunities to take NVQ Level 2
  • 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
  • Full and part-time hours considered

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. We are CQC rated good across our service and our aim is to support and encourage individuals to achieve their full potential, no matter how challenging.

Our staff can expect full training, study for qualifications and a rewarding career

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.

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.