Female Support Worker
Peabody Care and Support has a fantastic opportunity for a Female Support Worker to join the team based in Braintree. We have full time, part time and flexi hours available and you will receive a competitive salary of £17,063 per annum full time. Part time pro rata. As our Female Support Worker you will deliver high quality and effective support services, which promote the independence, wellbeing and inclusion of customers in accordance with Peabody policies and procedures and the principles of best practice. Key responsibilities of our Female Support Worker: - Carry out needs and risk assessments, complete support plans, provide support, and carry out reviews, in accordance with policies and procedures and the requirements of stakeholders and funders - Hold a caseload of clients, and provide support to them on a key work basis in their own homes or at an alternative venue if required - Provide practical and emotional support to customers to achieve the outcomes set out in their support plan - Support customers to identify, move into, and sustain housing which meets their needs, including supporting customers to ‘bid’ for properties and report maintenance issues - Support customers to maximise their income, to access benefits, and to budget to cover domestic bills and living expenses - Support customers to make full use of community facilities, play an active role in their community and take up cultural, recreational, educational and employment opportunities. Support customers to maximise their physical and mental health, through liaison with health services and the promotion of a healthy lifestyle - Support customers to develop and maintain positive and effective relationships with their family, friends, carers and other professionals. Implement effective safeguarding practice for vulnerable adults and children in accordance with local authority and Peabody policies, guidance and protocol - To be able to work across the care and support directorate as required and requested by line management. - To be able to fulfil and provide a service across a 24/7 pattern including weekend and bank holidays as required - To be able to undertake either a waking night or sleep in duty as required.& To be able to undertake a full range of manual handling tasks, including assistance with personal care, hoists, wheelchairs and general household tasks including shopping Benefits of becoming our Female Support Worker: - Paid training and DBS checks - 25 days annual leave (plus bank holidays) - Up to 4% pension contribution matched 1:1 - Flexible benefits package 1% of salary worth up to £300 - Paid Mileage - Spot Bonus - Long service awards - Friends and family referral rewards If you feel have the skills and experience to become our Female Support Worker please click ‘apply’ today, we’d love to hear from you! This post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.