The Cornwall Day Opportunities family are recruiting!
Cornwall Day Opportunities provides support to young people and adults with a range of physical disabilities, learning disabilities and complex health needs across Cornwall. Helping people to care for themselves, live independently make friends and live a meaningful life is at the heart of what we do.
What do we do here? We support Sue who loves knitting, Richard, who is keen on fitness, Paul who loves painting – and much more! From pasty making to baking and enjoying our outdoor area and getting out and about, along with educational programmes, there’s no shortage of fun to be had together.
If you’re looking for a meaningful way to spend your day, then we have the perfect role for you.
Steve, Support Worker at Cornwall Day Opportunities, said: “Since I commenced employment as a support worker at Cornwall Day Opportunities, I have had nothing but help from colleagues and management. I am very happy within my role job role here. The ongoing, on the job training is excellent; I have learnt so much. I look forward to progressing in my job as a support worker overall, I am very happy and fulfilled in such a rewarding job.”
This isn’t really a job, it’s more of a lifestyle where you get to spend you get to spend your days helping others to enjoy theirs. Get in touch if you want to love the life you live too!
Now we've shared a glimpse of what it's like to work for us, let us introduce ourselves. We’re Salutem and we are committed to making a positive impact on the lives of thousands of children and adults in England and Wales across our residential homes, schools and day centres. Our dedicated support teams empower individuals to overcome any obstacles and live the life they choose.
We want the best for everyone we support and that's what makes us a family. If you have the ability to support someone to feel at home, be their true self, and do what makes their heart happy – we want to hear from you. This is a meaningful role and will suit someone who is looking to make a difference and make memories that'll last a lifetime.
We’re committed to supporting the wellbeing of our team and our benefits package has something for everyone – including these key highlights:
– £75 cost of living bonus – We’re supporting our team with a monthly pre-tax bonus when they need it most.*
– Competency Frameworks and Pay Scales – We have a development and reward initiative in place for all our individual colleagues and teams, showing clear career pathways, progression & promotion opportunities, and pay scales to work towards if desired.
– Perkbox – Get over 200 exclusive perks and discounts, plus wellbeing and wellness content.
– Blue Light Card – Working in social care, all our staff qualify for thousands of discounts in shops, restaurants, and venues on the high street with a Blue Light Card. You can register to get 2-years access to the Blue Light Card for £4.99 and reclaim this cost via our expenses process.
– Wagestream – Any day can be payday with Wagestream, as you can withdraw some of your wages earned early.*
– Care Friends, Refer-a-Friend Scheme – Instantly earn points and cash rewards for referring people you know for roles at Salutem.
– Sovereign Health Care Plan – Affordable cover to help with your healthcare and private medical costs.
– Canada Life, Group Life Assurance – To protect all our staff from day one of employment, we provide a Death in Service benefit via Canada Life, which is offered at 1 x your annual salary.
– Blink, our internal communications app – Giving you a voice and a sense of community across the organisation.
– Pension scheme – for all qualifying staff
– Free DBS check (Disclosure and Barring Service)
As an organisation, we're committed to supporting our teams and offering a range of perks that look after your financial, mental, emotional and physical wellbeing.
*Terms and conditions apply.
We have a massive duty of care towards those we support who are often the most vulnerable in society, which is why our staff are encouraged to keep up to date with vaccines and focus on self-care too.
We hope this gives you a little glimpse into this role and vibe of our organisation. We want everyone at Salutem to live their best lives, and look forward to hearing from you too! #applynow
These pay rates are applicable from 1st April 2023