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Become a Support Worker with Local Solutions and provide practical support and personal care…

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Become a Support Worker with Local Solutions and provide practical support and personal care to individuals within their own homes in various locations in Liverpool.

This is an exciting opportunity to play a role with a leading Health and Social Care Charity. No experience is required and training will be provided.

There are a few things that we look for in all of our support workers;

We would need you to:

  • Be a good communicator (verbally and in writing)
  • Be patient, confident and enthusiastic about caring for others 
  • Able to use your own initiative 
  • Work as part of a team 
  • Flexibility to work a varied shift pattern to provide 24-hour support
  • Willingness to learn and develop
  • Must be aged 19+ by 31st August 2023 and be in receipt of benefits or have annual earnings of less than Β£31,600   
  • Not on Restart      
  • Not on WHP      
  • Not on IPES

Local Solutions are currently recruiting Support Workers to work in:

  • Allerton
  • Anfield 
  • Belle Vale
  • Everton
  • Garston 
  • Norris Green
  • Speke
  • West Derby, 
  • and all other surrounding areas including Knowsley, Sefton and St Helens.

Additional Care Assistant Benefits

Working as a Care Assistant for Local Solutions, you can expect the following great benefits:

  • Welcome Bonus:

> Β£100 when you complete your first 100 hours of paid care.

> Β£250 once you have past your 6-month probation period.

  • Β£200 Refer a friend scheme *Once passed 6-month probation*
  • Free uniform which includes an excellent quality fleece and waterproof coat.
  • Paid Training – you will receive Β£100 in your first pay to cover your time spent completing your training.
  • Provide all staff with a Free Enhanced DBS.
  • Blue Light Card.
  • Access to a full Employee Assistance Programme.
  • 50% discount for our Watersports Centre.
  • Annual awards for nominated employees.
  • 20% discount off a Corporate Membership at Lifestyles Leisure centres

Thursday 23rd November 2023 – 10:30 am

Total Training Centre

Bootle Investment Centre, Stanley Road, Bootle, Liverpool, 

L20 3ET

Monday 27th November to Friday 08th December 2023 (10 Days)

6 Total Training Centre

3rd Floor, Bootle Investment Centre,

Stanley Road, Bootle, Liverpool, L20 3ET

Level 1 and 2 Fully Accredited Certificate in Health and Social Care qualification. 

Induction day containing key information and introduction to employer

2 week H+S Care program covering:

  • Safeguarding
  • Equality and Diversity 
  • Disability Awareness
  • Introduction to Dementia

Salary

Between 1st April 2023 and 31st March 2024, Support Workers with Local Solutions will receive a rate equivalent to Β£11.00 per hour for all worked hours. 

This will be made up of the National Living Wage rate of Β£10.42 per hour – plus between 1st April 2023 and 31st March 2024 you will receive an additional top-up in your hourly rate for any worked hours of Β£0.58 – this will take your total hourly equivalent for all worked hours to Β£11.00 per hour – Our top-up payments are made in arrears.

Shift Patterns: Breakfasts and Lunches / Teas and Beds

Mileage: 45p per mile allowance included

Pay & Benefits

Location: Liverpool – Everton, Anfield, West Derby, Norris Green, Belle Vale, Speke, Allerton, Garston and all other surrounding areas, including Sefton/Knowsley/St Helens.