Support Worker

Recruiter
Support 2 Independence
Location
Merseyside
Posted
03 Mar 2019
Closes
29 Mar 2019
Sector
Charity
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Support Worker

We Support adults with learning difficulties in supported living schemes. We have 5 housing schemes on the Wirral and one just over the border in Cheshire (Overpool). We have around 80 service users who all live in self-contained accommodation within the schemes. Staff are based at a scheme to support the people who live there.

Position: Support Worker
Location: Wirral / Birkenhead
Job Type: Full Time, Permanent
Hours: 35 hours per week, typically 8am to 3pm / 3pm to 10pm, sleeping and waking nights, 7 days a week, part time available
Salary: £8.31 per hour

About the role:

We require full time and part time Support Workers to join our team.

The role will involve supporting vulnerable adults with learning disabilities / mental health issues to achieve a greater level of independence and a good quality of life in the community.

Experience is not essential as we provide full training for the successful candidates however you must:

- Possess good interpersonal skills
- Be able to work flexible hours including evenings and weekends
- Be willing to travel to attend training courses
- Want to make a positive change in people’s lives

Desirable skills include:

- Experience in providing care, support or domiciliary services to adults
- Experience of working with people with learning disabilities / mental health issues
- Experience of working with and relating to people from a wide variety of backgrounds NVQ 2
- Full driving licence desirable but not essential

You may have experience of the following: Support Worker, Care Worker, Healthcare Worker, Healthcare Assistant, Care Assistant, etc

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