Support Worker

Recruiter
Support 2 Independence
Location
Birkenhead
Salary
£7.60/hour
Posted
10 Jun 2017
Closes
10 Jul 2017
Sector
Public Sector
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
An excellent opportunity has arisen for a Support Worker to join Support 2 Independence covering our supported living schemes across Oxton, Rock Ferry and Overpool, Cheshire. In return, we offer a competitive pay rate of £7.60 per hour, £67.50 oncall / night rate, Westfield Health private healthcare scheme, comprehensive training, Autism Specific Training and NVQ training available.

We require full time and part time Support Workers to join our team. The role will involve supporting vulnerable adults with learning disabilities / mental health issues to achieve a greater level of independence and a good quality of life in the community. We support over 80 people within supported living schemes.

Duties will include:

* To deliver general support to assist informed decision making
* Support people with their finances
* Support people to access the community and local services
* Prompt people over person care
* Support people with general household tasks
* Support people to remain safe and secure in their home

Experience is not essential as we provide full training for the successful candidates however you must:

* Possess good interpersonal skills
* Be able to work flexible hours including evenings and weekends
* Be willing to travel to attend training courses
* Want to make a positive change in peoples lives

Desirable skills include:

* Experience in providing care, support or domiciliary services to adults
* Experience of working with people with learning disabilities/mental health issues
* Experience of working with and relating to people from a wide variety of backgrounds
* NVQ 2
* Full driving licence

The hours of work are based on shifts across 7 days. Typical shifts are 08:00-15:00 and 15:00-22:00. There are on call and night shifts available at a premium rate.

Please apply online to be considered for the Support Worker role