Optalis - Choices for living

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Current Jobs

Hours

37 hours per Week

Salary

£25,070 - £27,770 per annum

Location

Wokingham

To provide person centred quality care and support to older people living or using the services provided by Suffolk Lodge. To ensure that all residents (and short stay customers) have safe, enjoyable lives that continue to support their independence, choice and control and that the rights of individuals to have end of life care where possible in a dignified and respectful manner are maintained.

Hours

Full-time 37 hours per week

Salary

£50,000 - £60,000 (up to £60,000 per annum for an exceptional candidate)

Location

Wokingham

We currently have a position for a Head of Service within our Brokerage and Support team. The service purpose is to provide high quality, innovative and personalised brokerage and professional social work and occupational therapy interventions to individuals and families with a range of needs. The Head of Service will need to provide professional leadership and management to a team of social workers, occupational therapist and brokers providing statutory social care. The Head of Service will be responsible for service development and continuous improvement of the service.

The successful candidate will have to be able to identify and pursue commercial opportunities for the service in accordance with the business plan and to act as a member of the Optalis leadership team.

We are looking for someone with a social work qualification to post graduate level or equivalent including current registration.

Hours

Evenings and Weekends
4 PM - 10 PM

Salary

£8.14 - £12.21 per hour

Sector

Homecare

Location

Wokingham
Reading

Are you a Caring, Compassionate, Considerate person in need of flexible working hours to build your career in care?

We are looking for evening and weekend Care Workers to promote our values and to Support our Customers to live happy and content lives in their own homes. We provide outstanding benefits to our staff including competitive rates ( we pay per shifts not per call) and excellent mileage.

Skills can be taught in the Care industry, if you have a passion for helping people, we want you to join us here at Optalis.

This role is community based and you must have a driving licence and daily use of a vehicle.

Hours

Casual hours available

Salary

£8.64 per hour

Location

Wokingham

Joining the closely knit LD team based in Wokingham, this rewarding and exciting role will mean you’ll work with adults with a range of learning disabilities. We’ll be looking to you to provide support, and guidance to develop their life skills and lead independent lives.  This involves enabling them to take part in community activities, whilst ensuring that their individual needs are met, and, most importantly, to help them enjoy their lives! Experience of working with this client group would be beneficial but not essential.

You’ll need to be aged 21 or over to apply in order to drive our manual vehicles.

Hours

Part-time & Casual hours are available

Salary

Hourly rate starting from £8.64

Location

Community-based

Our Services provide support to adults with learning disabilities or physical disabilities to access day, evening and weekend activities.

We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated support worker to join our team of dedicated staff.

You will need to be able to work independently, using your own initiative and on occasions, be able to manage challenging situations.  You should have particular skills in planning activities and motivating others.  Ideally, you would have one year’s experience of supporting vulnerable adults in the community but this is not essential.

You would need to be able to drive and be willing to use your own car if required for which we pay a generous mileage allowance, as well as be able to drive our own people carriers available for long distance journeys/group activities. Our ideal candidate would be willing to commit to working one day at the weekend as part of their hours – the day can be negotiated.

Hours

Full-time, 37 hours per week
Full-time, 37 hours per week

Salary

Full-time salary starts from £16,515 per annum

Location

Community-based

This is a newly created position to work across all our Supported Living Services in the Wokingham Borough, including Barkham, Ryeish Green, Winnersh and Wokingham. You will have a varied rota and may work at several different properties throughout the month covering annual leave, sickness or providing additional support for our customers. No two days will ever be the same.

You will receive a comprehensive induction and on-going training programme, as well as regular supervision to ensure you are fully equipped to support our customers. You will also have the support of a Registered Manager and large staff team including Deputy Managers and Senior Support Workers.

We are looking for energetic and enthusiastic support workers to work in our unique Independent Living Service supporting people with Learning Disabilities who live in their own home. For this role you will need to be a car driver and have use of a vehicle, some houses have a house vehicle which you may be required to drive. You need to be creative especially in the use public transport and activity planning in order to support our customers with their daily needs. The hours for this role can vary depending on the customers care packages, but tend to start from 7am-3pm or 3pm-10pm. There may also be a requirement for sleep-ins depending on the needs of the service.

There are opportunities to work at other locations and overtime is available by arrangement with management.

Hours

Flexible

Salary

£8.48 - £12.33 per hour

Sector

Homecare

Location

Wokingham
Reading

Do you want to make a difference?  Are you able to offer short-term care and support to people leaving hospital?  Providing personal care, help with daily living activities and other practical tasks, usually for up to six weeks, reablement encourages the Customer to develop the confidence and skills to carry out these activities themselves and continue to live at home. Previous experience is desired but is not essential as full training and shadowing is provided.

Hours

Full-time or Part-time hours available

Salary

Full-time salary starts from £16,515 per annum

Location

Hillside is a supported living scheme which supports working age adults in order to maintain their independence and promote social inclusion. We are looking for compassionate and caring people with at least 6months experience of working with people living with learning disabilities. Other than providing support services, you would be responsible for managing the buildings systems whilst on duty and being responsible for dealing with situations as they arise, this role will include lone working and sleep in duties.

You must hold a full, clean UK driving license and be willing and able to drive a manual vehicle.

Hours

Full-time & part-time contracts available

Salary

Hourly rate starting from £8.48 per hour

Location

Woodley

We are looking for flexible, reliable and caring people who are passionate about caring for others. Alexandra place provides care and support to older people, some of whom are living with dementia. Engaging with the customers to ensure their health and wellbeing is a priority. In order to provide continuity to our customers, we hold a team of casual staff to cover holiday and sickness.

Hours

Full-Time, Part-Time and Casual hours available

Salary

£16,205 - £17,341 per annum

Location

Wokingham

Providing care and support to older people, some of whom will have dementia. Providing personal hygiene, nutrition & hydration needs and keeping accurate record keeping. Engaging with service users to provide personalised care to ensure their health and wellbeing is a priority.

Hours

Full time, Part-Time and Relief Contracts available

Salary

£8.48 per hour
£8.22 per hour for Relief Contracts

Location

Wokingham

We are looking for reliable and flexible people to join our team at Suffolk Lodge, which is a residential care home based in Wokingham.

Hours

Full-Time, Part-Time & Relief Contracts Available

Salary

£8.48 per hour
£8.22 per hour for Relief Contracts

Location

Wokingham

We are looking for flexible, reliable and caring people who are passionate about caring for others. Beeches Manor provides care and support to older people, some of whom are living with dementia.

Hours

Service hours are 10pm - 8am (Full-Time and Part-Time contracts available)

Salary

Up to £19,564 per annum

Sector

Homecare

Location

Community-based

Optalis is looking for Senior Rapid Response Workers to join an exciting new service called HomeCare Plus. The purpose of this team is to avoid unnecessary admission to hospital and to keep our vulnerable adults safe in emergency circumstances such as their main career being taken to hospital and requiring support in their absence.

If you are a care worker at a senior level and have experience with challenging situations then we want to hear from you! These shifts require staff members who are confident in working nightshifts in the community.

You are required to hold a full UK driving license and have access to your own vehicle for this role. You will provide care and support to vulnerable adults in their own homes from 10pm-8am.