Support Worker

Recruiter
The SmartList
Location
Cheshire
Posted
10 Jan 2018
Closes
15 Feb 2018
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
LOCATION: Northwich, Cheshire JOB TITLE: Support Worker SALARY & BENEFITS: £16,731.90 rising to £17,231.90 p/a after 6 months Excellent programme of continuous training and development WORKING HOURS: Full / Part Time hours THE COMPANY: Our client is a vibrant Supported Living service in Northwich for D/deaf adults with learning difficulties and/or challenging behaviour. They have exciting opportunities available for professional Support Workers to join their team. THE ROLE: For the role of the Support Worker you will ensure the delivery of a quality service for all Tenants and other occupants within DSN Supported Living Services. Key Responsibilities for the Support Worker role to include:- Work alongside Tenants in the preparation of meals, cleaning, shopping and other household activities. Some Tenants may require assistance with personal care/hygiene. Support and guide the Tenants to take responsibility for as many of the tasks as possible for themselves. Enable Tenants to be part of community life by using local facilities and services in the area Enable Tenants to take responsibility for day-to-day tasks and encourage them to be as independent as possible THE CANDIDATE: For the role of Support Worker you will be able to demonstrate compassion and empathy in your approach to caring. You will have the ability to work unsupervised at times and as part of a team. You must have excellent and clear communication skills. You will need to live within a commutable distance to Northwich. Key experience essential for the role of Support Worker- Either be qualified or prepared to achieve British Sign Language Level 2 & NVQ Level 2 in Health & Social Care within 2 years of employment. Educated to GCSE Standard or equivalent, with grade C or above in English & Maths Previous experience of working in a care or supported living environment Flexibility around working hours Full clean driving licence Does this sound like you? If yes then please hit the apply now button. You will then be sent to an online questionnaire to support your CV and application, please fill in the details and we will be in touch to advise you of the next steps.