Support Worker

  • Full Time
  • August 31, 2022

Website Consensus Support Services

Supporting opportunity, choice and success

Are you looking to make a positive difference to people’s lives?

Position: Support Worker

Salary:   £9.75 – £10.20 per hour

Service:  Pirlea House, Purley

Our Benefits

  • Dedicated career ladder for those with NVQ level 2 or 3 earn up to £10.20 per hour.
  • Free DBS
  • Life assurance benefit of twice annual basic salary
  • Wagestream – Avoid bank fees and withdraw up to 40% of your wages as you earn them before payday via the Wagestream app.
  • Comprehensive induction and excellent training
  • Recognition Awards, including long service awards
  • Cycle to work Scheme
  • Refer a friend scheme – Receiving up to £500 per referral
  • Employee benefits platform providing discounts at over 150 retailers
  • Employee Assistance Programme, confidential telephone counselling and legal advice
  • Health & Wellbeing portal

About the Role

Pirlea House provides specialist accommodation and support to individuals who fall within the London Borough of Croydon and surrounding boroughs and the broader South East. The service is suitable for people stepping down from more secure settings such as hospital environments or those seeking a least restrictive community based option with enhanced support.

With a highly skilled team trained to deliver person-Centred Active Support, each person has on-going daily support to ensure they engage in a variety of life activities and opportunities of their choice. The service also has a Positive Behaviour Support Lead who oversee support strategies to help mitigate challenging behaviour and associated anxieties. Special features and acoustic elements are also in place to help people who are highly sensitive to light and noise.

You’ll be responsible for supporting an inclusive lifestyle within the community as individuals attend local colleges or day trips out. Develop greater independence and daily living skills by assisting with the upkeep of the service, preparing meals, shopping and domestic duties. Providing help with personal care such as washing, bathing and dressing whilst working across various shift patterns including early, late and weekend or night shifts. Full time and part time positions are available.

If you enjoy working as part of a team, are patient and caring with a positive attitude and are looking to join a  growing organisation with great benefits, we would love to hear from you.  You may be new to care, already have experience in the social care sector or the NHS as a Mental Health Support Worker, Care Worker, Healthcare Assistant or Care Assistant.  We also recruit for attitude and personality so, if you don’t have all the right skills, we can provide a full induction, relevant training and the support you need to get the most from your role.

Our Values

We employ people who share in our values so we can ensure the highest standards of support for the people who live in our homes, their families and the commissioners we work with. 

  • Choice & Respect, Ambition & Imagination, Reliability & Professionalism
  • Honesty & Integrity, Responsibility & Accountability, Inclusive & Supportive

As a leading provider, our commitment to delivering the highest standards of support within our services is nationally recognised and validated by the many awards we receive, the consistently high ratings we receive from national regulators and our ethos of continuous improvement. Want to hear more about the role? Call our dedicated in-house recruitment team on 01206 417573.

“We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified people regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age”

To apply for this job email your details to anewlyn@consensussupport.com.


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