Hours: 16 to 20 hours per week – evenings and weekends

Salary: £9.75 to £10.25 per hour (depending on experience & qualifications)

Due to expansion Minstead Trust is opening a brand new supported living environment in central Totton in order to promote independent living opportunities for those with learning disabilities.

Would you like to work in the heart of the New Forest and surrounding area with inspirational people? Are you a motivated and creative individual? Come and join our fantastic team, working in Totton.

Fantastic staff benefits:-

  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays (pro-rata)
  • Perkbox
  • Pension scheme
  • Health care scheme
  • Bike2work scheme
  • Staff training programme

About the job:

Weekend working plus one or two evenings per week.

Your primary role will be to support people with their personal, social and health care needs as required including everyday tasks from shopping to taking medication. Successful candidates will be passionate about providing exceptional care to vulnerable adults with learning disabilities, take pride in accurate record keeping, rotas, maintain data-bases, have organisational skills and be keen to progress a career in the care sector.

Full training is provided.

Duties include:

  • Interacting and communicating with the people you support in a way that promotes dignity and respect.
  • Supporting individuals with everyday tasks from cooking to personal care as required.
  • Working as part of a team and also lone working with individual service users.
  • Working flexible shifts*

*Our services provide 24/7 support 365 days a year. This role includes working evenings, weekends, bank holidays on a rota pattern. We will only consider individuals who can commit to working these types of shifts.

About you:

We are seeking people who are: responsible, motivated, honest, approachable, good communicators and are committed to providing equal opportunities and quality support to vulnerable adults. You will be organised with excellent communication skills and the ability to prioritise your workload. It is also important that you are able to adapt well to change and meet tight deadlines whilst delivering a quality service.

Minimum requirements:

  • Caring and empathetic personality.
  • Good standard of spoken and written English.
  • Proof of eligibility to work in the UK.
  • Must be over 18 years of age.
  • Understand the need for and maintain confidentiality.
  • A full driving licence and access to your own vehicle

Please contact careers@minsteadtrust.org.uk or phone 02380 812 297 to request an application form and job specification.

(Note: We only shortlist from application forms in accordance with Safer Recruitment Guidelines)

Due to the nature of this employment sector, your application is subject to a successful Disclosure & Barring Service Check (DBS, formerly CRB)

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