Casual Positive Behaviour Support Worker
Pay rate from £10.83 ph (paid weekly!)
Flexible hours and shifts
Making a big difference supporting our customer. That’s when it hits home.
Have you been looking to earn some extra cash, whilst having flexibility to keep to your current commitments? Looking for a brilliant casual job? Now you can! What’s more, you’ll be making a big difference! This is an exciting time to join us, we’re one of the UK’s largest Housing providers (and 10th best place to work in the UK – Super Large organisations). You’ll support our amazing customers as part of our flexible bank, picking and choosing the shifts you want to work.
You’ll join our Transforming Care team on our flexible bank, supporting our brilliant customers to live a fulfilling life in their own home within the local community. Our team support our customers who have complex presentations, which may include, learning disabilities, mental health issues, autism and communication differences, alongside ongoing physical health conditions. They may also have a forensic background and potential to display behaviours of concern.
Where you’ll work
With flexibility in the hours and days that you want to work, you’ll work primarily with our customers in their own homes in Swindon or Calne, as well as supporting them out in the community.
There is lots for you to do and get involved in, from supporting their to achieve his hopes and aspirations, working to bespoke care plans. You’ll go home each day knowing that you’ve made an amazing difference, how amazing is that! One day you might be helping them cook some delicious new recipes, manage their finances and carryout household tasks, another day watching their favourite films or going for a hike. Some of our customers also have more complex needs which may include support with personal care.
How it works
Working on our bank, you’ll be able to pick and choose your shifts that you can work from those available in your area. You can do this on the go via your mobile!
About our team
You’ll be working alongside our fabulous team of PBS Support Workers, PBS Team Leaders and Clinical colleagues who are super passionate about supporting our customer to reach their goals and celebrate their achievements. You’ll work alongside our existing Deputy Manager Ellie, and Deb our Registered Manager who has worked for Home Group for 5 years now. Deb has loads of experience in working with customers with both mental health and learning disabilities. Deb has a clinical background in nursing and was an accredited psychotherapist in a previous life before joining Home Group (clever we know!). Outside of work you’ll find her supporting her local football team, spending quality time with her family and loves cooking for friends.
You’ll be flexible to work at short notice, as you’ll be the one picking your next shift working hours that fit around your current commitments. The great news is that you’ll be gaining loads of experience working with our brilliant colleagues and customers.
It’s important that you have worked in a similar role in a supported housing environment before, are willing to provide personal care and have experience of helping customers to reach their full potential. You’ll have a great understanding of professional boundaries, risk assessments and supporting your customers to enjoy the best possible quality of life. Ideally, you’ll have experience of helping people that display behaviours of concern and hold a level 2 or equivalent in Health and Social Care or equivalent. It would be great if you have some previous experience of positive behaviour support, but it’s not a deal breaker.
When you join, you’ll need to have a valid Enhanced Check under the Disclosure and Barring Service. The great news is that we will pay for that to be done if you don’t have a transferrable one.
Why you should join us
Don’t worry, we won’t drop you in the deep end, we’ll nurture your talent, help you understand how things work here and you’ll have a fantastic induction with ongoing learning and support!
Our pay rates are based on Living Wage Foundation rate which means you’ll be paid a fair hourly rate for every hour that you work and your rate even includes a payment towards your holiday pay! After you have been paid for your first shift, you’ll even get a chance to stretch your money further when you get access to our brilliant shopping discount portal (saving money on your food shopping, restaurants, cinema, holidays, gym and lots more!).
We’re sure you will find working for us brilliant, so if you want to stick around on a more permanent basis you can also apply for all of our roles!
Want to know more?
If you’re not reading this advert on our careers pages, press the APPLY NOW button to access lots of useful stuff! You can download the Positive Behaviour Support Worker Job Description, and find out more about Home Group. We’ve also got some short films that show you what it’s like to work here, and we know you’ll want to find out more about our award winning benefits and rewards!
Don’t delay applying for this brilliant job, as we may close it early if we get lots of applications! Just upload your CV and if you have one, your covering letter (this will help us learn more about you!). If you need them, we’ve also got some great templates to help you.
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