Support Worker

Headstart Employment
Kingston upon Thames, Greater London
10 Jun 2017
10 Jul 2017
Public Sector
Contract Type
Full Time
Support Worker
Kingston Upon Thames

£8.00 per hour

We are currently seeking experienced support workers to work with older adults with learning disabilities, autism and dementia.

Candidates must have a minimum of 6 months experience supporting clients with learning disabilities on the autistic spectrum.

Manual handling will be involved using ceiling and mobile hoists

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