Support Worker

Recruiter
Prestige Nursing
Location
Sevenoaks
Salary
£15000 - £16619/annum
Posted
10 Jun 2017
Closes
10 Jul 2017
Sector
Public Sector
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
Support Workers required in Chipstead!

Hours: Full and part time available - to include weekends and sleep ins
Salary: £8.50ph

About our Client:
Our client are a prestigious company supporting thousands of Disabled people in the UK. They are currently looking for a number of Support Workers to join their team to work within their Residential Services. This is a 22 bedded service with two transition flats.

Shift Pattern: Early 7am-3pm, late 2pm-10pm, sleep in 3pm-11pm + sleep and then 7am-3pm the next day.

The Role:
·To provide direct support to people with a physical disability in order to maximise their life experience and thus their potential in exercising their rights as full and valued citizens within the community.
·To assist and support people with a physical disability with the tasks entailed in maintaining and managing a home
·To provide assistance and support for people to administer and manage their own financial affairs.
·To maintain financial records of expenditure.
·To encourage and support people to develop domestic and personal hygiene skills, and where necessary offer practical assistance with personal care needs.
·To ensure that all individual service plans are implemented, monitored and reviewed.
·To ensure that people (or their advocates) are given meaningful choices and are fully involved in decision-making about their lives.
·To encourage and support people to participate fully in appropriately valued activities in their home, the local community and in wider areas.
·To develop and enhance opportunities for people to develop meaningful relationships.

Skills you'll Need:
·NVQ 2 in Health and Social Care
·Previous experience working with physically disabled people is desirable - minimum 6 months
·Genuine interest in working within a caring environment
·Ability to communicate effectively at all levels
·Team player

If this sounds like your next role you can apply online or call 02082547537 for more information, quote j2127