Support Worker

Recruiter
Headstart Employment
Location
Lewisham, Greater London
Salary
£8/hour
Posted
10 Jun 2017
Closes
09 Jul 2017
Sector
Public Sector
Contract Type
Interim
Hours
Full Time
Support Worker
Lewisham

£8.00 per hour

We are seeking experienced Support Workers to support clients with learning disabilities, autism, challenging behaviour and epilepsy.

Most of our clients reside in supported living and will require assistance to ensure that they are living safely at home and to also enjoy outings in the local community. They require support to ensure that they are able to access a range of social activities safely and maximise positive social experiences.

Candidates must have a minimum of 6 months experience supporting clients with learning disabilities.

Candidates will ideally hold a current enhanced DBS certificate and have up to date mandatory training to include: medication management, infection control, food hygiene, safeguarding adults. If expired these can be applied for through Headstart.

Additionally candidates should demonstrate the following attributes:
• Patience, inspiring, caring and sensitive towards the needs of vulnerable people
• Good listeners, able to report and record information accurately
• Team player, able to work independently with little support as required
• Resilient, able to work proactively with challenging behaviour
• Willing and able to provide personal care to individuals
• Individuals who value diversity, health and safety and are committed to safe working practices

The ability to work weekdays, evenings, weekends, including sleep ins and to be flexible is a must.

For further information, please call Emma Holmes on (Apply online only) or email your CV.

Headstart Employment is an Equal Opportunity Employer