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Overview

Twilight Support Worker – Young Adults Job at The Aurora Group – in Royston

Job Description

Overview and Responsibilities:
Twilight Support Worker – Orchard Manor – No Experience Needed

Location: Meldreth, Nr Royston, Cambridgeshire/Hertfordshire border

Salary: £9.65 to £10.70 per hour (linked to competency and qualifications) PLUS £1000 Welcome bonus*

Annual Salary: £20,072 – £22,256 per year for a 40 hour week

Hours: Full or part time hours – Shifts 4pm or 5pm – 8.30pm or 9pm (will also require working alternate weekends)

Training: Full training provided and once passed probation we will support and fund studying the Level 3 diploma in Health and Social Care

No experience necessary, full training given and fully funded study for Level 3 Health and Social Care qualification.

Have you got a passion for helping and empowering others? Are you wanting a career with progression and great benefits whilst making a difference?

Rated CQC Outstanding Aurora Orchard Manor are seeking compassionate and dedicated people to become Support Workers for our young people on a full or part time basis.

Set within 14 acres, Orchard Manor offers a supportive living and learning environment for young adults with severe and profound learning difficulties and complex health needs. With specialist facilities and a focus on promoting independence, we support each of our young people through the transition from education into adulthood with a focus on person-centred programmes to promote independence.

Find out more about the amazing work we do – Supported Living Accommodation for Young Adults Meldreth, Cambridge (theauroragroup.co.uk)

The Role:
As a support worker you will be highly involved in personal care, this is supporting our young people with all aspects of personal hygiene including toileting, dressing and maintain their personal appearance.

As well as supporting with their medical needs you will also get involved in helping with the young adults therapies such as rebound therapy or hydrotherapy in our newly renovated pool. We also have sensory gardens, a skills centre, forestry school and rooms dedicated to art, music and much more.

Independence is prompted wherever is possible, the adults will often run their own days with what they like to do, so you could be helping make things in the sites enterprise scheme, going on shopping trips, taking part in forestry lessons or even going to the pub!!

Skills and Qualifications:
Although no experience is required, we are looking for candidates to demonstrate:

Willingness to learn and to go the extra mile

Ability to guide and encourage supportive independence when possible

Exceptional communication skills and patience

Resilient with a robust and positive nature

Ability to be creative in meeting the needs of the young adults.

Must be able to complete 2 weeks full time induction (Monday to Friday) before starting twilight shifts

It is a tough yet totally rewarding role. Ultimately, we are looking for people with a passion to build relationships and positively change the lives of the young adults that we work with.

Benefits and Additional Information:
What’s on offer:

  • Welcome bonus is payable in 2 payments – 50% following successful completion of probation and 50% after one year service

No experience required – Full training given and continued support

Opportunity to study for Level 3 diploma in Health and Social Care which will be funded by us!

Part time hours available if required

30 days’ holiday including bank holidays- Increasing yearly up to 33 days per year

Life assurance and pension

Perkbox – access to shopping discounts

Car lease scheme

Bike to work scheme

Free membership to our Health cash back plan – Claim back money on services such as dental, optical, physio and many more.

Free parking

You will have a chance to work with a supportive team whose common goal is to empower and support wherever is required.

How to Apply:
You can apply online by completing our online application form. For more information on this position please contact Liz on 07918 585258 / [email protected]

Successful applicants will be subject to pre-employment safeguarding checks including an enhanced disclosure and barring service (DBS) check.

The post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the Aurora Group is therefore permitted to ask job applicants to declare all convictions and cautions (including those which are “spent” unless they are “protected” under the DBS filtering rules) in order to assess their suitability to work with children.

The Aurora Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children and young adults in our care and is a disability confident and equal opportunities employer.

About Company

Company: The Aurora Group –

Company Location:  Royston

About The Aurora Group -