Support Worker / Driver

Location
Caterham
Salary
£15990 - £16789 per annum
Posted
22 Jan 2019
Closes
19 Feb 2019
Ref
00091043
Contact
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Sector
Healthcare
Function
Operations
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
This is a full time post in a small, friendly team at a supported living site in Caterham, Surrey.

Our Support Workers are responsible for providing guidance, support and engagement to our service users, promoting independence.

The people they support are aged from 21 years and have a range of complex needs including learning disabilities, challenging behaviour and autistic spectrum disorder.
The service users require support in most areas of their daily social life and everyday tasks, personal care is minimal.

You will be primarily based at our service in Caterham supporting up to 11 service users at the one location but as we also provide outreach support to service users in the local area. We are therefore looking for Support Workers who can drive our company car and provide support to them also.

This position comes with an hourly rate between £8.21 and £8.61 depending on experience and qualifications.

The ideal candidate will be:
- Caring, professional and an excellent communicator
- Passionate about care with particular emphasis on adult services
- Be self-motivated and flexible
- Able to work well within a team
- Trustworthy and reliable
- Have good administrative skills
- Hold a Diploma 2 in Health and Social Care or be prepared to work towards and complete this qualification within an outlined timeframe.
- Hold a clean UK driving licence.

Company Benefits:
- Workplace Pension scheme available.
- Employee perks/ discounts via Perkbox.com
- Ongoing training and development

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