Community Support Worker

Recruiter
Encompass Dorset
Location
Dorset
Posted
13 Apr 2018
Closes
20 Apr 2018
Sector
Charity
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Our ever expanding Domiciliary Care Team is looking for talented, flexible Support Workers who enjoy supporting people with learning disabilities, physical disabilities or people with enduring mental health issues, in their own homes and out & about in the community. The role will involve travel so a driving license and access to own vehicle is essential.

We have various full and part-time posts available:

* Negotiable hours between 25-37.5 per week

If you are patient, friendly, caring, gentle, approachable and easy to talk to with a good sense of humour. If you have an understanding of individuals needs and what they need to make them feel safe with a wide interest of arts, crafts and supporting with vountary work and are able to get involved whilst providing support for current and new activities.

This is the critera set out by our service users who we currently support. If you feel that you are able to provide flexible, bespoke service to individuals with learning disabilities and mental health issues then you may just be who we are looking for.

Our service users are at the heart of what we do and every Support Worker is a crucial member of our team, supporting individuals to achieve their goals and live the life they want.

Knowledge of supporting individuls with a learning disability to maintain life skills and engage in an active community presence is desirable. Ambition to provide creative and bespoke support in the community is essential. Support visits are two or more hours per visit and mileage and travel time is paid between visits. Driver/car owner is essential.

Interested? Apply Now Below or for more information and to arrange an informal visit, please contact Marianne on (Apply online only).

To learn more about the benefits of working for Encompass, please visit our Careers home page.

All posts are subject to satisfactory DBS

Please Note: Interviews will not be offered to candidates who have failed to arrange an informal visit. The informal visit allows you to find out more about the role and, just as importantly, it allows the people we support to meet you.

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