Are you looking for a Care / Support Worker role? Whether you have experience or not, we have a fantastic opportunity for you!

 

We are NCHA – Nottingham Community Housing Association, one of the largest locally based housing organisations in the East Midlands. Across the region we manage over 9,000 homes; house more than 15,000 tenants; provide over 1,500 bed spaces for people with support/care needs, in over 250 properties; and provide more than 950,000 hours of care and support each year.

Ashland Road West is a registered care home that provides person-centred care to ten service users with moderate to profound learning disabilities, physical disabilities, communication needs and complex healthcare related requirements. Our aim is to maximize their independence through the support we provide. We are collaborative in our approach and require two caring and enthusiastic team players to join our family of expert colleagues to support our service users to live a fulfilling and meaningful life every day.

We offer more than just a support worker role at NCHA and want to equip you with the right skills and knowledge to continually exceed expectations and grow. No experience is required! We are currently recruiting two full time support workers to join our friendly team. 

To join our fantastic service you’ll need to be willing to learn and demonstrate excellent personal values to succeed in this role and be able to:

  • Administering medication.

  • Coordinating shifts, monitoring and managing the colleagues’ Rota.

  • Providing emotional and physical support

  • High levels of personal care (including washing, bathing, dressing and feeding service users)

  • Assisting service users with domestic tasks such as cooking.

  • To carry out moving and handling duties.

Our home is staffed 24 hours a day, 365 days per year to meet the needs of our wonderful service users. It is essential that you are able to work various shifts on a rota basis including; early shifts, late shifts, bank holidays, weekends and waking nights. A bonus is also paid for waking night shifts!

On occasion, you will be required to support day trips out, health appointments, sickness and emergency cover situations.  Where possible we will plan in advance to ensure you have a great work/life balance.

We offer some fantastic benefits too!

  • c36.5 days leave a year with additional 2 days after 5 years’ service

  • Healthcare Cash Back Plan worth up to £875 per year on your routine healthcare costs e.g. Dentist, opticians etc.

  • Company Pension Scheme options with contributions matched by NCHA and includes life assurance cover

  • Enhanced maternity/paternity/adoption pay

  • Free enhanced DBS check where applicable

  • £250 for successful referral of a friend/family member to work at NCHA

  • Employee Recognition Scheme

  • Great learning & development and qualification opportunities

  • Discounted bus passes and gym membership, discounts and cashback at major retailers

  • Free access to employee Advice Line; offering a 24-hour confidential advice service to discuss work or home related concerns with professional advisors

  • Overtime available

At NCHA, we value diversity and encourage colleagues and candidates to be themselves.

We are an Equal Opportunities and Disability Confident Employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified candidates including those from Black, Asian and minority ethnic, and disabled candidates.

As part of our LGBT + Allies Programme, we also welcome applications from members of the LGBT + community and encourage inclusivity in the workplace. 

All successful candidates will be required to take a numerical and literacy test prior to starting their employment with NCHA.

We reserve the right to close the vacancy early if we receive sufficient interest.

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