Driver/Support Worker

Recruiter
Positive Steps Ltd
Location
Peterborough
Salary
£7.50/hour
Posted
21 Jul 2017
Closes
20 Aug 2017
Sector
Public Sector
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Hours Mon-Fri 07.00-10.00. In addition there will also be a requirement to attend training days. There will be the opportunity for overtime.

Positive Steps (Care Services) Ltd is a private care company based in Peterborough providing care placements for children and young adults with learning difficulties.

Working in a residential home, duties will chiefly be to drive the unit vehicle to transport the children to school. You will also be involved with supporting the children and will be required to assist with dressing, bathing and meals (some personal care will be required). You may also support the children with education and home visits. Our aim is to encourage independence.

Candidate requirements:-

* QCF/NVQ Level 3 (Desirable but not essential)
* A full driving licence (Essential)
* A minimum of 2 years driving experience (Essential)
* To provide support to service users, in accordance with care plans,
placement plans, policies and procedures
* Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
* MUST BE OVER 25

What we have to offer:-

* Comprehensive induction and the commitment to ongoing training
* On shift meals
* Paid supervisions and staff meetings
* Opportunities to progress within the Company

All applicants will be required to complete a company application form.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the young people we support. All successful candidates will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check. We are an equal opportunities employer