Support Worker

St Teath
13 Mar 2018
22 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
If you are looking for a truly fair and supportive company to work for, who provide career progression and encouragement, then this is the company for you!
I've had the pleasure of working on behalf of this delightful charity to help them seek out committed and compassionate carers. Currently, they need 2 new Support Workers for their Learning Disabilities service set in a gorgeous location near Wadebridge in Cornwall.

As they provide 24/7 support you need to be able to work shifts, including weekends, some nights and Bank Holidays. You will also be required to accompany people they support on holidays and attend training courses and other activities.

They have full time, part time and relief work available.

Main Duties:

• Support people with learning disabilities to the highest standard and in line with their support plan, cultural needs and wishes.
• Support people with personal care if required, which may include toileting and bathing, in line with their support plan.
• Assist and encourage people to engage in everyday home, social, leisure and work activities, according to the individual's choice.
• Support people with their health needs as required, e.g. taking medication and attending doctor's appointments.
• Keep accurate and up to date records.
• Work positively with colleagues, families and external organisations and professionals.
• Participate in learning and development opportunities as required.
• Undertake any other duties as appropriate.

Applicants looking to apply should:

• Be self-motivated and resilient
• Have a passion for care
• Have excellent communication skills, patience and positivity
• A clean driving license is required as the work includes encourages services users to undertake activities in the community
• Any experience in working with people with complex needs would be beneficial
• An NVQ level 2 would be desirable, however if you do not have this qualification the company are able to put you through this

If you are interested in hearing more about this vacancy then please APPLY TODAY by simply clicking the "Apply Now" button below and we will contact you with further details.

We will reward you with £200 if you recommend a new candidate to us who is not already registered and we secure them a role for a minimum of 1 month. If you know anyone who is looking for work at the moment then please get in touch!

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