Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate


Care Solutions, part of the Lifeways Group require

Part Time Experienced to work at our Kimbolton Avenue Residential Home in Bedford

Working 24 hours per week on a shift pattern rota basis which may include alternate weekend working



£8.21 – PER HR

You will be supporting Adults with Learning Difficulties, Autism and behaviour that can be challenging therefore experience is essential.

24 hour care is provided to our Service Users 365 days of the year, you will be required to assist our Service Users with leisure activities and skill development inside and outside the home enabling them to live as independently as possible.

The Lifeway’s Group is one of the UK’s leading providers of support services for people with diverse and often complex needs in community settings. Our vision is to help people live ordinary, independent and happy lives through extraordinary support.

Established in 1995, the Lifeways Group has over 10,000 employees providing specialist support services for people with learning disabilities, mental health needs, autism, profound and multiple learning disabilities, sensory and communication impairments, and acquired brain injuries. We do this through our portfolio of nine dedicated and specialist support services, which includes Autism Care, Brighton & Sussex Care, Care Solutions, Future Home Care, Integra, Keys Hill Park, Lifeways Community Care, Living Ambitions and SIL and currently support more than 6,000 people across the UK.

Job Description


We offer:

Employee Assistance
Upon commencement you will be
eligible to access our 24 hour Employee
Assistance helpline for advice and
support, including; counselling, younger
and elderly care, stress, emotional
support, debt, health and wellbeing, legal,
and financial advice.

Above and Beyond
recognition award
Lifeways consistently acknowledges
individuals who go above and beyond
in their role, awards include high street
Long service award:
Acknowledging employees long service to
Lifeways by awarding £100 worth of high
street vouchers to those employees who
gain qualifying continuous service.
Future training opportunities:
You will be nominated to attend a variety
of service specific training and complete
vocational learning and qualifications
appropriate to your role. This training is
designed to give you the key skills required
to deliver support that is person centred
and specific to your service’s needs.

Comprehensive Induction –
Care Certificate
All new Support Workers will complete a comprehensive paid induction consisting of Classroom
and service specific learning, e-learning and
shadow shifts to ensure you are fully trained and
supported before commencing at any service.

Following the successful completion of your
probationary period, you will be awarded with
the Care Certificate.

Hourly Rate Enhancements
Christmas Day: Double time
Boxing Day: Time and a half
New Year’s Day: Time and a half

Annual Leave
20 days per annum plus 8 Public Holidays pro rata to hrs worked
After 5 years continuous service we will
reward you by automatically increasing this
to 25 days plus 8 Public Holidays.

Upon commencement you will be automatically
enrolled into our NEST pension plan which
includes an employer contribution * Subject to
earnings and qualifying criteria.

Lifeways Reward
Upon commencement you will be invited to
join our reward programme, giving you
unlimited access to discounts and cash back
on purchases at hundreds of high street and
online retailers

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