Support Worker

Recruiter
Social Care & Education
Location
Leicester
Salary
£7.50 - £9.50/hour
Posted
16 Jun 2017
Closes
15 Jul 2017
Sector
Public Sector
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Support Worker - Full time, Permanent Position!!!

Information about the role

Are you ambitious, Caring and passionate in wanting to make a REAL difference within the care sector? If so then we want to hear from you.

We are looking to recruit support workers who are passionate and determined in making a difference in the lives of individuals living within a residential or community setting.

Person specification:

Preferably NVQ 2 or 3 in Social Care or willingness to work towards or relevant support work experience
Ideally Previous Support work experience or experience working within a community or residential setting
The ability to provide practical and emotional support to adults with learning disabilities
You will need to be confident with supporting clients with personal care, assisting clients in the community and be able to empower clients to be as independent as possible
As a support worker, it is essential that you have the enthusiasm, energy and drive to take a person-centred approach and support clients to reach their potential.
Good communication, having a flexible approach, being able to listen, come up new ideas and to support people to plan and to achieve their goals are all essential parts of the role
Ideally a full UK driver’s license however this is not essential.
Someone who is reliable and punctual and maintains their time management well.
The Role:

Support with all aspects of personal care when required, ensuring their dignity is respected at all times.
Supporting with Domestic care duties
Supporting with community inclusion and support to access activities within the community or work/ educational placement.
Providing Psychological and emotional support
Supporting clients to any medical appointments
Desired Skills and Training:

An up to date Moving and Handling certificate
Safeguarding
Medication Administration
Person centred Care
The Benefits of working for Social Care & Education:

We have Competitive Pay from £7.00-£10.00 per hour
Weekly pay
Flexible hours to suit your needs
Training to develop your career within Health and Social care
£25 to £50 refer a friend bonus
Please call submit a copy of your CV or complete application form A on our website

Successful applicants are required to provide an enhanced disclosure. Disclosure expense to be met by applicant. The employer has claimed an exception under the Equality Act 2010. This Vacancy is being advertised on behalf of Social Care and Education who is operating as an employment business