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Accommodation and support worker for adult services - YMCA

Who we are? We have accommodation, such as an 8 bed supported housing project in Wells and Shepton Mallet for people over the age of 25 years who find themselves homeless. This accommodation offers a home and support needed to help a person get back on their feet and access opportunities for building a better future and securing a tenancy. What does the job entail? What you will be doing? ​Spencer House (8 bed spaces) and Grace Harris House (9 bed spaces) provide temporary supported accommodation for adults in Mendip and work in a person-centred way alongside other services to help improve residents’ quality of life, develop independent living skills and secure permanent accommodation.  In Grace Harris House there are also 2 designated rooms for adults to whom Mendip District Council owe a Relief Duty to. This role provides an evening concierge service to ensure residents’ safety and building security. What skills will the successful candidate need?
-      An Experience in face-to-face support work or security/concierge role within supported housing or similar
-      An Experience of work in housing, homelessness, supported housing or with vulnerable adults
YMCA Brunel Group is an inclusive organisation and the post requires a shared commitment to equality and diversity. To know more about what YMCA Brunel do please visit our website: https://ymca-bg.org/ What we offer!

  • Enhanced sick pay allowances and paid compassionate and emergency dependent leave.
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Pension scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Free health and wellbeing advice via a 24/7.
  • YMCA employee advantages

Location: Shepton Mallet, Somerset, UK

Accommodation and Support Workers - YMCA

Who we are? we provide 100+ units within a range of supported housing projects, alongside single, shared and emergency accommodation within the Mendip and South Somerset area. Offering a home and support needed by young people to develop skills, prepare for independent living and access to training, education, employment and social & leisure opportunities. What does the job entail? This is a key role within the support team of YMCA Brunel Group.  The post holder will be working to support young people within housing projects and within the community to equip them with the skills to live independently. Support will be provided across the Mendip and the South Somerset areas where needed, both accommodation and community-based work, to assist those who are not housed but need comprehensive housing support to identify, secure and set up accommodation to achieve independent living. The post is also responsible for Housing Management duties to ensure a holistic service for clients including administration, rent collection and rent administration, notification of repairs and maintenance, health and safety tasks and ensuring the environment is welcoming and safe for clients and staff. What skills will the successful candidate need? Are you positive and proactive?  Can you relate well to young people, be an inspiring role model and help them develop the skills they need to successfully live independently?  If so, becoming a Support Worker with us might be the job for you! ​No two days are the same!  We are looking for people who can: √ Build positive relationships with young people, so they can belong, contribute and thrive. √ Support and advocate for young people and work effectively with other organisations to best meet their needs. √ Carry out housing management tasks, provide a safe welcoming environment and deliver our tenant accreditation programme. √ Help young people moving on with tenancy set up and provide ongoing support so they keep their accommodation. You will be having a Full Driving Licence with access to a vehicle.

Location: Mendip Somerset UK

Care and Support Worker -

We currently have opportunities for both full and part-time Care and Support Workers in Castle Cary and the surrounding areas. We have availability between 7am-2pm, 4pm-10pm, and alternate weekends. Competitively paid travel time and mileage on top of hourly rate.

Location: Castle Cary, Somerset, UK

Care Assistant - Brunelcare

To be part of a multi-disciplinary care home team, providing the highest quality care Care duties, including hands-on personal care and support with daily living Shift hours 08:00 - 20:00 (can be flexible with shift patterns if needed)

Location: Brunelcare's Glastonbury Care Home, Pike Close, Glastonbury BA6 9PZ, UK

Care Assistant - Avon Care Homes

Opportunities to our friendly team as a Care Assistant.  Some experience would be great, more importantly we are looking for caring people, enthusiasm about working with older people and keen to make a positive difference to someone's life.

Location: Pondsmead Residential & Nursing Home, Shepton Road, Oakhill, Radstock, UK

Care scheduler/staff Mentor - JSS Homecare Limited

JSS Homecare Limited, trading as Nurses Group Connect, is a new homecare provider based in Yeovil. We are seeking somebody to work alongside the Registered Manager in ensuring that our clients' care is planned effectively, and that new members of staff experience a positive induction to our organisation. If you have a Level 3 qualification in Health and Social Care and have experience of working within a health and social care environment this could be the right position for you.

Location: YEOVIL INNOVATION CENTRE, COPSE ROAD, YEOVIL, BA22 8RN

Chief Executive Officer - RCPA

The RCPA is the Somerset-wide member association for providers of health and social care and support. Our membership draws on a wide range of providers including home care, supported living and day care and across a wide range of client groups. We are seeking a new Chief Executive Officer to lead and direct the organisation, reporting to and working with the Board of Trustees. The Chief Executive Officer has delegated authority and responsibility to lead all aspects of the operations and development of the RCPA. This involves; • Developing, implementing and reviewing the RCPA strategic plan • Establishing and ensuring the implementation of structures, policies, procedures and protocols for the delivery of the organisations operations including; ▪ HR, governance, legal and contractual requirement ▪ delivery of the RCPA member service offer ▪ engaging with the wider health and social care system to represent provider views For further details and an application pack please contact Laura Stooke, Business Manager, laura.stooke@rcpa.org.uk

Location: Taunton, Somerset, UK

Children’s Residential Care Workers -

Challenging but rewarding role that requires an understanding of the difficulties our children encounter due to their SEN, care needs and trauma. Must be physically fit & willing to undertake various activities For full requirements please go to our website

Location: Chard, Somerset, UK

Creative Therapist - Eastleigh Care Homes

We are currently looking for a Creative Therapist to join our team in our Minehead home. Helping to generate interest and enthusiasm to our clients with the planned activities , it will involve some weekend and bank holiday working.

Location: Somerset, UK

Lead Cook - Abbeyfield Residential Home, Taunton

Working as Lead-Cook you will have the chance to deliver high-quality homecooked food without split shifts and long weeks. You will have full autonomy over menu development, creating nutritious, flavoursome and well-balanced menus whilst working with residents to tailor menus around them.

Location: ABBEYFIELD RESIDENTIAL HOME, HERON DRIVE, TAUNTON, TA1 5HA

Lead Support Worker - Discovery

Are you a Support Worker with experience of working with adults living with learning disabilities? Discovery are seeking Lead Support Workers to join the team to support an individual who is moving into their new home at Apple Tree Court in Street. Working as a team, Lead Support Workers will ensure that the person we support leads an independent and structured life in their new home, maintaining boundaries and ensuring that the person we support is taking part in activities that engage them as part of their daily routine. Discovery is proud to be successfully accredited under the Great Places To Work Programme 2022. We are happy to offer full or part time contracts for these roles Benefits for Lead Support Workers include

  • A pay rate of £11.86 per hour plus uplift for any overtime you choose to work

Location: Street, Somerset, UK

Learning Disabilities Support Workers -

Residential Home for Young Adults with Autism, Learning Disabilities and Communication Difficulties

20 – 40 hours per week, negotiable. Up to 6 sleep-ins per month.

PLEASE NOTE: From Nov 11th 2021 it is a mandatory requirement for all staff working in Adult Care homes in England to have received 2 COVID-19 vaccinations.

Location: Chard, Somerset, UK

Locality Manager - Discovery

Discovery is pleased to be seeking a Locality Manager to manage a new Supported Living Service that will be opening soon in the Minehead area. With an anticipated start date of late July 2022, this is an exciting opportunity for a Locality Manager or Assistant Locality Manager to develop a Supported Living Service within a not-for-profit organisation that are at the forefront of the personalisation agenda and active support. Discovery is pleased to offer a competitive package for this full-time (37.5 hour) role, including:

  • A salary of £34,750 per annum
  • 30 days’ annual leave entitlement (including bank holidays)
  • Access to discounts on high street shopping, cinema tickets and meals out
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Pension scheme
  • Long Service Awards
  • Life Assurance
As a Locality Manager you will:
  • Ensure personalised support is delivered that reflects the needs, wishes and aspirations of the people we support in line with CQC Guidelines and Discovery' policies.
  • Ensure person-centred care plans and health action plans are regularly reviewed and implemented.
  • Deliver effective risk assessments and emergency plans to ensure the people we support are safe.
  • Ensure your team are trained and motivated to provide high quality support.
  • Ensure the service complies with CQC Guidelines and our own standards, policies and procedures.
  • Accountable for the budget and finance for the locality.
  • Support the organisation to grow the business.
  • Develop local connections to allow people we support be involved and engaged within their community.
About you: You want to make a difference to the lives of people we support with learning disabilities or autism. To do that, you’ll have:
  • A background in working with adults with learning disabilities and/or autism.
  • Up-to-date knowledge of the personalisation agenda and Active Support model.
  • Completed, or keen to undertake, Management Development training.
You’ll also be:
  • An excellent communicator.
  • Able to prioritise your workload, delegate tasks and meet deadlines.
  • Focused on the needs of internal and external customers.
About us: Discovery exists to help each person we support to live a fulfilling life, to be equal in society and to be active in his or her local community. That’s a big deal. It means being able to have choice and control in life. It means choosing to go out or to stay in, making friends and having relationships, finding and developing skills and interests. It also means managing a home, voting, staying healthy and being able to pursue employment or volunteering opportunities. If you think you can help the people we support get more from life, we want to hear from you. This role requires an enhanced DBS Disclosure, which will be obtained for you by Discovery.

Location: Minehead, Somerset, UK

Locality Manager - Discovery

Discovery is pleased to be seeking a Locality Manager to manage an existing Supported Living Home in Taunton town centre. With an anticipated start date of July 2022, this is an exciting opportunity for a Locality Manager or Assistant Locality Manager to develop a home delivering in excess of 500 hours of support within a not-for-profit organisation that are at the forefront of the personalisation agenda and active support. Discovery is pleased to offer a competitive package for this full-time (37.5 hour) role, including: • A salary of £34,750 per annum • 30 days’ annual leave entitlement (including bank holidays) • Access to discounts on high street shopping, cinema tickets and meals out • Employee Assistance Programme • Pension scheme • Long Service Awards • Life Assurance As a Locality Manager you will: • Ensure personalised support is delivered that reflects the needs, wishes and aspirations of the people we support in line with CQC Guidelines and Discovery' policies. • Ensure person-centred care plans and health action plans are regularly reviewed and implemented. • Deliver effective risk assessments and emergency plans to ensure the people we support are safe. • Ensure your team are trained and motivated to provide high quality support. • Ensure the service complies with CQC Guidelines and our own standards, policies and procedures. • Accountable for the budget and finance for the locality. • Support the organisation to grow the business. • Develop local connections to allow people we support be involved and engaged within their community. About you: You want to make a difference to the lives of people we support with learning disabilities or autism. To do that, you’ll have: • A background in working with adults with learning disabilities and/or autism. • Up-to-date knowledge of the personalisation agenda and Active Support model. • Completed, or keen to undertake, Management Development training. You’ll also be: • An excellent communicator. • Able to prioritise your workload, delegate tasks and meet deadlines. • Focused on the needs of internal and external customers. Applications will be shortlisted on receipt and interviews will be held until the post is filled. A full job description and person specification is available on request About us: Discovery exists to help each person we support to live a fulfilling life, to be equal in society and to be active in his or her local community. That’s a big deal. It means being able to have choice and control in life. It means choosing to go out or to stay in, making friends and having relationships, finding and developing skills and interests. It also means managing a home, voting, staying healthy and being able to pursue employment or volunteering opportunities. If you think you can help the people we support get more from life, we want to hear from you. This role requires an enhanced DBS Disclosure, which will be obtained for you by Discovery.

Location: Taunton, Somerset, UK

Locality Manager - Discovery

Discovery is pleased to be seeking a Locality Manager to manage an existing Supported Living Home in the Crewkerne area. With an anticipated start date of July 2022, this is an exciting opportunity for a Locality Manager or Assistant Locality Manager to develop an existing home delivering in excess of 700 hours of support within a not-for-profit organisation that are at the forefront of the personalisation agenda and active support.

Location: Crewkerne, Somerset, UK

Night Care Assistant - Brunelcare

About the role To be part of a care home team providing the highest quality care Care duties, including hands-on personal care and support with daily living Delivering outcome-focused care and support to help people make the most of their lives and remain as independent as possible

Location: Brunelcare's Glastonbury Care Home, Pike Close, Glastonbury BA6 9PZ, UK

Night Senior Carer -

We are looking for genuinely kind, sympathetic people, who really get a thrill from enhancing the happiness and wellbeing of our residents. We offer generous benefits, training and support to develop your career with us and plenty of progression opportunities.

Location: Bishops Hull, Taunton, UK

Nurse - Brunelcare

Positively role model and promote our person-centred philosophy of care to maintain a consistently high standard of clinical, social care and support within the home.Manage the health and well-being of our residents and help to improve the lives of people living with dementia and end of life care

Location: GLASTONBURY CARE HOME, PIKE CLOSE, GLASTONBURY, BA6 9PZ

Registered Nurse - Evolve Care Group

Frome Nursing Home is a warm and welcoming family that support people by seeing the person first, and the diagnosis second.  Our one team approach means our training is for all team members across all grades, and all departments.

Location: Frome Nursing Home, Styles Hill, Frome BA11 5JR, UK

Senior Support Worker – Brent Knoll Transitions - National Autistic Society

An exciting opportunity has arisen as we set up our new Transition Services in Brent Knoll. We are currently transitioning people from residential care to transition care and would like a Senior Support Worker to join our friendly team's. Being a Senior Support Worker takes courage, patience and commitment. Working with autistic people gives so much more in return. You will have a working knowledge of care standards and related legislation and have good report writing skills. You should be able demonstrate how you are able to lead and motivate a team to reach agreed outcomes and uphold the values of the organisation. You should have a relevant Level 3 qualification or be willing to work towards within a given time period. You must be willing to work flexibly This is a full-time, permanent 37hr per week post. Your working pattern will be varied over a seven-day rota, and would include alternate weekends and bank holidays. A full UK driving licence and access to transport is desirable. The role includes: Supporting adults to achieve their goals. To guide, prompt, support individuals to undertake activities and learn new skills. To be part of a team around key individuals. Support with mentoring, development and supervision of team members. Assist with day-day management of running the service. To be aware of the role of the relevant care regulatory body (CQC) and the statutory standards required for the work setting. Assist to develop and maintain a responsive support service to people with autism. Job Description We offer: A supportive and approachable management team, 33 days annual leave a year (including bank holidays), a competitive market salary, a fantastic one-year induction programme, continuing learning and development opportunities along with a host of benefits – from shopping discounts to flexible working and a competitive pension scheme. You may have a personal connection, a desire to work with or real life experiences working with autistic people. If you share our values and are willing to make a difference to the lives of autistic people, we’d love to hear from you. Help transform lives by joining our team TODAY! You’ll be joining our team, both locally and nationally and we’ll support you every step of the way. Visit our website to find out more about who we are and what we do. All opportunities in South West To apply for the role, please click the button at the end of this page to apply online. The National Autistic Society is here to transform lives, challenge perceptions and build a society that works for autistic people. Successful applicants will be required to complete the relevant safeguarding checks which will include references and criminal backgrounds. We are an equal opportunities employer and encourage applications from those with a diagnosis of ASD.

Location: KNOLL HOUSE, SOMERSET COURT, Brent Knoll, TA9 4HQ