Support Worker (1 year relevant experience required) - #59713

Horizon Care & Education

Date: 2 weeks ago
City: Taunton
Contract type: Full time
Role: Support Worker
Salary: £23,400 £900 car allowance, on-call allowance and mileage
Location: Somerset
Hours: 37.5 hours per week across 7 days. On-call rota
Driving licence and access to a vehicle is essential
Horizon Care have an opportunity for a Support Worker to join our fantastic team in the Somerset area
Our Supported Accommodation division provides support to Young People from the age of 16 to get ready to live independently. If you think you have transferable skills and the drive to help young people fulfil their potential, then we would love to hear from you
Bright Futures, Inspired By You
About the role:
As a Support Worker, you will be working with unaccompanied asylum seeking children and care leavers to live independently
Support workers come from different backgrounds and often have experience and skills gained in a variety of roles and environments. If you think you have transferable skills and the drive to help young people fulfil their potential, then we would love to hear from you
You must be practical, flexible, and able to respond to a variety of situations
If you are passionate about making a difference to the lives of young people and enabling them to shape their own future, then we want you to be part of our team
How youll be rewarded:
● Real Living Wage employer
● Competitive pay rates
● Christmas bonus
● Blue Light Card
● Colleague referral scheme with cash rewards - earn up to £2500 per referral!*
● Financial wellbeing service
● Life Assurance
● Option to buy and sell up to 5 days annual leave
● Tastecard - spectacular savings on dining, pizza, cinema tickets, supermarkets, and UK attractions!
● Opportunity to progress in your career through our Education Academy, and ongoing training and professional development
● Comprehensive and tailored induction programme including face-to-face training, online modules, shadowing, and local induction period
● Face-to-face therapeutic training and support for all colleagues via our SHINE programme
● Access to a wide range of free online courses for all colleagues on a variety of topics
● Employee assistance programme - free, confidential support via Bupa
● Community and wellbeing - Your wellbeing matters to us, and we are committed to ensuring you get all the support you need to feel good about what you do. Were in this together
● Supportive management and senior leaders
● High quality CPD opportunities
● Free eye checks
Horizon Care is also committed to safeguarding young people and most posts will require an enhanced DBS clearance
Horizon Care is committed to ensuring equality of opportunity in employment for all, to taking action to promote inclusion and avoid discrimination. We welcome applications from all sections of the community

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