What’s your idea of working in care? We’d love to share a glimpse of life at Salutem with you!
Firstly, let’s talk about the people we support. Mark is our Karaoke king, Matty can walk for miles any day of the week, Sue and Ursula love to be supported to knit and do arts and crafts.
Could you be the friend they need to help them live their best lives?
We’re Salutem and we are committed to making a positive impact on the lives of thousands of children and adults in England and Wales across our residential homes, schools and day centres.
Support Workers at Salutem support people like Mark, Matty and Sue and Ursula to overcome any personal challenges each day so they can achieve outstanding outcomes. Individuals in our Salutem family may have disabilities or require complex care, but that doesn’t stop them from having fun, laughing hard and loving life.
You will be both the driver for a maximum of 5 individual’s along with undertaking a support worker role on a part-time contract.
Support Worker Role
Cornwall Day Opportunities, provides support to adults with a range of physical disabilities, learning disabilities and complex health needs within our day service setting. We are open Monday to Friday offer transport to and from the day service and to facilitate the individuals we support to access the community. We aim to provide the individuals we support with the opportunities and support needed for them to lead a fulfilling lifestyle by offering a range of services which are tailored to their needs. Where identified, support individuals may be required to support with personal care needs, whilst ensuring that their dignity is preserved
Carry out moving and handling of people to include pushing wheelchairs, using hoists, slings, handling belts, changing beds, shower trolley, slide sheet and any other equipment necessary for the individuals we support. Full training will be given and reviewed regularly
Each day will be different, and the main focus of your role is to provide daily support.
In regards to benefits, at Salutem, any day can be a payday. That’s right, you can withdraw up to 30% of your wages via Wagestream, so if you need some cash, we’ve got you covered.
As a keyworker in the Care sector, you’ll hold a valued role in society. You’ll qualify for discounts with a Blue Light card and we’re signed up to Perkbox which offers over 200 exclusive perks and discounts. If you qualify for a pension scheme and choose to opt in, we’ll support you to pay into this.
Inductions and training are a priority, and we’re committed to supporting you to find your feet when you join us. We’ll pay for any training you need to do your job. We also have an internal staff communications app, Blink, where everyone has a voice and can lean on each other for daily support, and celebrate success too.
For a more confidential chat you can access the Employee Support Helpline, to support you with any issues including financial advice, health and well-being and more.
We have a massive duty of care towards those we support who are often the most vulnerable in society, which is why all our staff are vaccinated against Covid.
You can find out more about us on our recruitment site. There’s information about the team, our benefits, training and importantly what makes us ‘HumanKind’. If you like the look of us, register your interest for a role. You never know, you might find a job to love, just around the corner!
Please note: You must be over the age of 21 and have held a driving license for 2 years to be considered for this role.