Outreach Support Worker

Recruiter
SCP Recruitment
Location
Sevenoaks, Kent
Salary
£15500 - £16200/annum
Posted
08 Jul 2017
Closes
07 Aug 2017
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Part Time
Job Type:Support worker

Location: Sevenoaks

Salary:£15,500/£16,200 pro rata, depending on experience. Full time, part time & relief available

Deadline:Sunday, December 31, 2017 at 12:00 AM

Description:

We are recruiting for the position of support worker in the Sevenoaks area and we are looking for people who are seeking a satisfying, rewarding career in social care.

Previous experience isn't necessary, as we will provide all the necessary paid training you'll need. We employ people based on their commitment, values and qualities and we look for individuals who can demonstrate resourcefulness, empathy, flexibility and patience.

In return for your hard work and commitment, we offer:

* Paid Induction training
* Dedicated manager to support you
* 31 days paid leave
* Career progression
* Contributory pension scheme
* Childcare vouchers
* Opportunities to gain recognised qualifications
* Flexible working arrangements

If you've got what it takes, being a support worker is one of the most rewarding and satisfying jobs there is.

This role entails supporting a young lady with severe learning difficulties, limited communication, epilepsy and complex needs.

Must be Female and have own licence and car.

What knowledge and experience should you have?

Previous experience ist necessary, as you will be out in the field supporting singularly.

What skills and abilities will you need?

* Resourcefulness -can you find different and innovative ways to support people to overcome difficulties?
* Tenacity - do you prefer to see lasting results over a period of time, rather than quick fixes?
* Empathy-can you see things from other people’s point of view?
* Flexibility- things can change last minute; can you adapt and move on quickly?
* Compassion - do you have kindness and understanding for people overcoming disadvantage?
* Patience-when things take longer than you expect, can you stay calm and positive