Support Worker job in Retford at Simplified Recruitment

Support Worker

Company: Simplified Recruitment

Location: East Retford

Date Posted:May 22, 2014

Job Title: Support Worker Location: Retford, County of Nottinghamshire Salary: £6.80 - £8.00 per Hour, £32 Flat Sleep in Rate An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our client's team in Retford as a Support Worker. They have rapidly become a leading care provider supporting adults with learning disabilities to live independent lifestyles within their own homes. Care and support is designed on an individual basis to meet the needs of the service user and to promote their independence. The main function of the Support Worker is to protect, promote and respect the rights of service users to lead an independent lifestyle of their own choosing. Key Responsibilities Include: - Ensuring that support plans reflect the standards. - Assist in development and promotion activities for service users. - Ensure the individual standards of care and support are maintained at all times. - Assist in development and promotion activities for service users. - Ensure the individual is supported to maintain their home. Essential Candidate Specifications: - Experience of working in a care or support role. (Preferably learning disabilities) - A passion for providing a high level of care and support to adults with learning disabilities and complex health needs. - Desire and passion to work with individuals that display challenging behaviour. - Flexibility with working hours across 7 days a week to meet the needs of the service. - Able and willing to undertake a wide range of active sport activities such as walking and swimming. Desirable Candidate Specifications: - NVQ Level 2 / 3 / 4 in Health & Social Care or equivalent qualification. - Experience of working with adults with learning disabilities. - Experience of working with individuals with mental health issues. - Experience of working with adults with autism / challenging behaviour would be advantageous. - Own transport or the ability to travel would be advantageous. - Willing to support service user on short breaks. Applicants must be committed to working as part of a team. Successful applicants will be requested to complete an enhanced DBS disclosure. Expense for this will be met by our client. They have full time, part time and bank vacancies in the Retford area. Please apply online with your CV and covering letter. Please note that all applicants for this role will need to complete a full application form. Further details will be sent out to the email address specified in your application. Please check your email for confirmation that your application has been received and to follow further instructions if applicable. View full job description 5 years ago
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