Jobs

Hamelin Trust is a progressive and forward thinking organisation with good old fashion values of care and support.

We offer our service users safe and stimulating environments and we require dedicated and flexible staff to help us maintain a person-centrered, tailored approach to those we support.

In return we offer competitive pay including weekend, bank holiday and night enhancements (for direct care), free induction and on-going training including Diploma studies and a warm welcome to all new staff!

APPLICATIONS FOR ALL JOBS CAN ONLY BE ACCEPTED ON COMPLETED

HAMELIN TRUST APPLICATION FORMS

Full time Registered Manager

 Gowlands – Rochford

Job description / Person Spec

Our service is evolving….

Gowlands in Rochford, Essex offers 8 residential places to adults with learning disabilities on a short break (respite) basis. We also provide support to individuals with additional complex disabilities and/or healthcare needs.

Set in 5 acres of ground, the site provides both a stimulating and relaxing environment for our guests.

Gowlands has a CQC rating of good and has an established and dedicated staff team of 30 working to provide an excellent service to our residents.

The ideal candidate for the role of registered manager will

  • have a strong background in working with learning disabled people in either a nursing or social care environment and have a proven track record in managing staff.
  • Have the well-being of our service users at the heart of their practices
  • Be able to lead, inspire and motivate a strong staff team
  • Have experience working with learning disabilities and complex needs in either a support or nursing environment
  • Ideally have experience of management in a CQC registered service or similar environment and have good knowledge of CQC requirements and their implications in the running of a registered service
  • Have an understanding of the issues relating to the provision of short breaks
  • Rota staff effectively and work flexibly with other managers across the Trust to offer support to other services by the redeployment of staff
  • Possess a level 5 diploma in Health and Social care/Leadership and Management or similar equivalent qualification or be willing to work towards such.
  • Demonstrate good business acumen specifically in the financial running of a service and in marketing, expanding and diversifying the service to reflect changing needs and demand.

In return we offer a very competitive salary, a generous allocation of 31 days annual leave and ongoing support accredited training and career development.

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Night Support Worker

Job description / Person Spec 

8 nights per month (waking nights)

At Hamelin House, Billericay

 our short break service for Children with learning disabilities 

We require an experienced support worker to join our team of dedicated night staff at Hamelin House.

Ideally you will have experience of working with children with disabilities and providing positive behaviour support.

The role will include weekend working and the ideal candidate would be able to work flexibly, covering periods of peak demand in school holidays.

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 Support Worker

Job description / Person Spec 

Full or part time

At Hamelin House, Billericay

 our short break service for Children with learning disabilities

Ideally you will have experience of working with children with disabilities and providing positive behaviour support.

The role will include weekend working and the ideal candidate would be able to work flexibly, covering periods of peak demand

Candidates must have or be willing to study for NVQ/diploma level 3 in H&SC

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Support Workers

Job description / Person Spec 

Part time – 16 hours a week

 We require 2 part-time Support workers for our Umatter2 service.

Umatter2 has a primary focus on providing support to unpaid carers in a variety of ways and offers care and support to the person they care for, enabling carers to have some respite.

We are therefore looking for empathetic support workers who ideally have experience in the care sector.  Some evening and weekend work will be required and applicants must be willing to undertake personal care duties.

The use of your own car is essential as you will be travelling to clients throughout the local area.

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Deputy Manager

Job description / Person Spec

Gowlands, Rochford

 our short break service for adults with learning and complex disabilities 

Are you vibrant, proactive and progressive and looking for a new challenge….?

We require an experienced Deputy Manager who has worked with learning disabled people (and ideally those with complex needs) preferably in a short break or residential setting.

Previous experience of managing staff, administration of medication and a sound knowledge of CQC regulations is required.

A person-centered approach to care and support is essential.

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 URGENTLY REQUIRED

Relief Support Workers

Job description / Person Spec

We require flexible staff to work as relief staff

Relief support workers are vital to our organisation to provide flexible cover at times of peak demand. 

We are particularly looking for Relief Support Workers to cover weekends and school holidays

Relief staff are employed on a zero hour contract and work as and when required as agreed between staff and managers

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Health and Social Care Apprentices

Job description / Person Spec

If you are looking for the next step into social care after school or college, an apprenticeship offers paid employment and training ‘on the job’

 

APPLICATIONS FOR ALL JOBS CAN ONLY BE ACCEPTED ON COMPLETED

HAMELIN TRUST APPLICATION FORMS

Job information packs, including job description & application forms can be downloaded here or requested by contacting the HR department on 01277 653889 or email hr@hamelintrust.org.uk

Hamelin Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the interests of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  All appointments are subject to a completed DBS check, satisfactory to the organisation, plus the completion all other required pre-employment checks.

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