Underley Garden School are now offering a £2,000 Welcome Bonus* to new Care Assistants in Kirkby Lonsdale!
Role: Care Assistant
Location: Underley Garden School, Kirkby Lonsdale
Salary: Up to £30,686.40 per annum (inclusive of 8 sleep-in payments per month, dependant on experience/qualifications)
Hours: Full-time, Permanent (40 hours per week, 2 week rota)
Location: Kirkby Lonsdale, Lancashire
How we reward you
We want our occupants to have the best support possible so you’ll receive an exceptional rewards package including:
- Basic Salary:
- Unqualified Care Worker: £23,940.80 per annum
- Qualified Care Worker: £25,646.40 per annum
- Sleep-ins paid at £52.50 per night
- Bank Holiday Bonus Pay (Time and a half hourly rate per bank holiday hours worked)
- £2,000 Welcome Bonus; that’s £1,000 after three months and an extra £1,000 after you pass your probation (minimum six months)*
- Travel allowance – £250 per annum for under 10 miles away, £450 per annum for over 10 miles
- Earn £1000 by referring a friend
And market leading benefits offered through our Flexible Benefits Platform Vista that enable you to choose the package that’s right for you, including:
- “Your Wellbeing Matters” – access to a wide range of first-class mental health support services and physical health checks
- A wide range of health, wellbeing, and insurance benefits
- Critical illness cover
- Pension scheme with options to increase your contributions
- 100’s of discount options valid in the UK and abroad, to use at high street stores, events, cinemas, restaurants and more!
Options Autism, part of Outcomes First Group, are recruiting Care Assistants to join our team in in Kirkby Lonsdale.
Our next Care Assistant will be someone who has:
- A big heart and passion to make a difference to the occupants’ lives.
- Patience, resilience, and calmness.
Some of your duties would be as follows
- Supporting the occupants to appointments and activities such as shopping or trips out
- Creating fun and fulfilling days with occupants to enjoy and explore their hobbies.
- Undertaking household tasks
- Supporting individuals to develop independent life skills
- Safeguarding of occupants at all times
- Accurate record keeping
Located near the market town of Kirkby Lonsdale on the edge of the Lake District and the Yorkshire Dales. Underley Garden is an Independent Special School and Accommodation. We are Specialists in Education, Care and Therapy for young people with autistic spectrum conditions, learning difficulties, complex behaviour associated with autism and anxiety and mental health needs.
The school and accommodation provide for young people between the ages of 5-19. The school was judged to be Outstanding in all areas in April 2022. During their latest inspection, the accommodation was judged Good.
We are located in Kirkby Lonsdale and are within commuting distance from Lancaster, Morecambe, Kendal and other surrounding towns and villages.
How to Apply
- Click Apply and follow the on-screen instructions
- Visit our website at www.outcomesfirstgroup.co.uk/jobs/ where you can sort all of our live vacancies to find one that is most relevant to you – Search by Role, Location or even distance to your own home to find your perfect job!
Options Autism is part of Outcomes First Group. We are committed to the safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults. All successful applicants will be subject to a free fully Enhanced DBS and reimbursement of the Update Service Fee.
*Terms and Conditions apply