Support Workers

The SmartList
22 Feb 2018
25 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
LOCATION: Plymouth, Devon

JOB TITLE: Support Workers

SALARY & BENEFITS: £7.50 per hour, plus overtime paid at basic hourly rate + £1 p/h, free meals and refreshments on duty, paid annual leave and paid training.

WORKING HOURS: Full time and Bank positions available

THE COMPANY: Our client is a Care provider who own three residential homes in Plymouth and Liskeard. They provide full time residential care to adults with Learning disabilities and Complex needs. They are currently looking to recruit additional Support Workers to join their friendly team in Plymouth, Devon.

THE ROLE: This is an exciting opportunity for individuals who want to work for a caring organisation, where you can really make a difference to the lives of the people you support. You will be responsible for supporting residents with Learning Disabilities and Complex needs in all aspects of their home and social lives.

Key Responsibilities of the Support Worker role to include:-
  • Supporting residents in all aspects of their home and social lives
  • Working to individualised care plans
  • Assisting with domestic duties such as; cleaning, cooking and shopping
  • Assisting with personal care
  • Taking residents out in the community to visits and activities
  • Liaising with other staff members and outside agencies
  • Maintaining records and ensuring information is kept up to date
  • Ensuring health and safety is adhered to and all relevant risk assessments are completed

THE CANDIDATE: The ideal candidate for the Support Worker role will be caring, approachable and compassionate by nature with excellent communication skills. You will be resilient and able to deal with challenging behaviour. Previous experience is not essential as full training will be provided.

Key criteria essential for the Support Worker role:
  • Happy to undertake an enhanced DBS check
  • Willing to undertake personal care duties
  • Able to deal with challenging behaviour
  • Able to commute to Plymouth, Devon

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.

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