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Support Worker

Potens

Is job satisfaction something that’s missing in your current role?

Do you have what it takes to make the difference in people’s lives?

If you are motivated and passionate about changing lives and want to work for a company that invest in our staff massively and provide a stunning and well-equipped working environment read on!

The house and cottages that make up our service are set in six acres of land giving us a beautiful working environment and great surroundings to encourage independence and outdoor activities when possible. No matter what background you come from be it retail, office, care or otherwise the qualities we look for can’t be taught so if you have patience, compassion and a willingness to learn apply today and let us give you the skills to begin changing lives daily

  • Start pay £9.60ph with weekend £10.00ph
  • Full time preferred for consistency but will consider part time dependant on experience
  • We cover a variety of complex needs including personal care
  • Shift patterns can include weekend/ evenings/ night so flexibility is required
  • Excellent progression and promotion prospects.
  • Due to rural location own transport is essential
  • Fantastic employee benefits (discounts off shopping, days out, holidays and many more)

The Home is a residential home consisting of eight bedrooms all en-suite. We support our service users across a range of activities that can include swimming, cinema, theatre, outdoor pursuits, forest school or more day to day tasks such as shopping a visit to the pub or even accompanying them on holiday,

Our main aim is to provide a homely environment for people with Learning Disabilities in which continuous encouragement, education and stimulation are the core elements in the daily life for our service users.

Apply today for a chat with one of our team to find out if this could be the perfect next step in your career!

“Potens has a commitment to building relationships directly with our candidates and recruitment agencies in our local markets and as such, we do not solicit or wish for speculative CVs from agencies. We want to work closely with our preferred suppliers to support us in sourcing quality candidates and will only pay agency fees where we have a signed agreement in place and an agency has been instructed by a member of the Potens Senior team for each specific role we are working on. We do not pay agency fees where speculative and unsolicited CVs are submitted to Potens. Where speculative or unsolicited CV’s are submitted, Potens reserves the right to contact and work directly with these candidates without payment of any agency fee.”

Job Types: Full-Time, Part Time Permanent

Salary: £9.60 to £10.00 /hour

Reference ID: South Molton

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Contract

Reference ID: South Molton

Due to the nature of our company all staff will be required to undertake a DBS check and referencing, The DBS will be either 1) Standard 2) Enhanced 3) Enhanced with Barred List Check, this will be service and role specific and can be discussed pre application if required

To view our policy on recruitment of ex-offenders please see full details on our company website www.potens-uk.com

For more information: Call 0151 651 1716 or email recruitment@potens-uk.com

Application Form

Personal Details
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Do you hold a valid UK driving licence?*:
Are you eligible to work within the UK?*:
For applications relating to Welsh services, can you indicate if you are a welsh speaker?
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Disciplinary / Barring Referral
Have you ever been the subject of a disciplinary investigation / proceedings or had a Barring List referral made?*
If yes, please provide details:
Convictions / Cautions - Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1979
The position you have applied for has been identified as being an ‘eligible position’ under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) order 1975 {the Exceptions Order} and, in certain circumstances, the Police Act 1997. As such, it meets the eligibility criteria for a standard or an enhanced disclosure to be requested through the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).
Please be aware that the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2013 (S.I. 2013/1198) made amendment to the 1974 Act to provide that certain convictions and cautions will become protected when specific conditions are met. Protected convictions and cautions will not be disclosed in a DBS check, and employers cannot ask for information about protected convictions or cautions or take these into account when considering your appointment.
Before you complete this section please read guidance for the filtering of these convictions and cautions which can be found on the disclosure and Barring Service web site at:
https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/disclosure-and-barring-service
Any information given is confidential. As the recipients of disclosed information, Potens will ensure to keep such information secure and protect it against loss or unauthorised access. It is your responsibility to keep Potens up to date with any changes to your circumstances throughout the recruitment process, and any employment with Potens.
Are you currently bound over, or do you have any convictions or cautions (including warnings and reprimands) which are not deemed ‘protected’ under the amendment to the Exceptions Order 1975*, issued by a Court or Court Martial in the United Kingdom or in any other country?
If YES, please include details of the order binding you over and/or the nature of the offence, the penalty, sentence or order of the Court, and the date and place of the Court hearing):

Have you ever been issued with a caution, reprimand or warning (issued by a Court or the police)?
Please note that you do not need to tell us about convictions, cautions warnings or reprimands which are deemed ‘protected’ (see above). You are also not required to tell us about parking offences.
If yes, please provide details:

Do you have any convictions pending that are not “protected” as defined by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (as amended in 2013 by SI 2013 1198)?
If yes, please provide details:

Have you ever been involved in a criminal investigation (whether or not this led to any prosecution that would not be “protected” as defined by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (as amended in 2013 by SI 2013 1198)?
If yes, please provide details:
Declaration
I declare that all the information given in application for this post is true and complete. I understand that if it is subsequently discovered that any particulars I have given are false or misleading, I may be regarded as ineligible for recruitment or liable to be dismissed.
I understand that details contained on this form may be held on computer or form the basis of manual records. In applying for this post, I understand that data contained on this form may be used to produce depersonalised statistics in connection with Equal Opportunities and recruitment monitoring.
Please tick this box if you agree with the above statements:
Are you are are over the age of 18?

Please note applicants will be required to complete a full application form if shortlisted.

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