Support Workers Peterlee job in Peterlee at Keyfort Group

Support Workers - Peterlee

Company: Keyfort Group

Location: Peterlee UK

Date Posted:Sep 04, 2017

Support Workers Peterlee  KEYFORT are currently looking for caring, motivated individuals to support adults who have disabilities, live at home and require support up to 24 hours a day to live a full and independent life.   ·         £7.75-£8.50 per hour after training and any shadow shifts.·         Double Pay for bank holiday working.·         Paid Care Certificate Training and DBS check.·         Full time & Part Time hours (12 hr shifts).Regular -12 hr waking night shift 7.30pm - 7.30am (including weekends)Occasional - 12 hr day shift 7.30am - 7.30pm (including weekends) ·         Guaranteed hours contracts available. ·         Permanent Rolling Rota, working with the same Service User(s) week to week.·         On-going support, training and development opportunities.  “Passionate about working together to provide specialist services.  Real people providing real support to make a real difference”  Our team of Support Workers perform a vital role in ensuring that our service users are supported safely, in an effective and caring way that is responsive to their own individual needs.You will be providing flexible support services to service users in their own home(s) with a range of physical and/or psychological needs, for example, neurological conditions, brain injury, spinal injury, learning disabilities, physical disabilities and mental health needs. We are looking for Support Workers who have a caring and person centred approach and great communication skills.  You must also have the ability to work autonomously and as part of a team, be reliable and honest, with a respect for privacy and confidentiality.  At KEYFORT we believe in providing person centred care and support, all of our support packages are designed for the individual – so no two are alike. Duties include:§  Personal care§  Medication support§  Daily Living§  Moving & Handling§  Managing Finances§  Nursing Care§  Rehabilitation therapyYou will be part of a team providing the service user with continuous 2 to1 24 hr support.  We are looking for support workers who can commit to the same sessions on a week by week basis to provide our service users with consistent and familiar support. Sessions are agreed in advance as a rolling shift pattern.  All staff on this case are expected to cover waking nights and weekends, and flexibility is required to support colleagues to cover absence and holidays. TrainingFrom your first day you will be paid to go through our accredited training course which includes the care certificate alongside bespoke elements designed to help you provide a world class service.Each of the individuals we work with have their own training programme which they have often helped to design. After you have completed this you will receive on the job training from an experienced support worker until you feel comfortable to go solo. When you are on session you will be supported 24 hours a day by an on call system managed by experienced members of the office team. ExperienceExperience in any of the following areas would be an advantage but not essential:Physical disabilities.  Neurological conditions.  Brain injuries.  Communication difficulties. Physiotherapy exercise routines.  Medication handling.  Managing challenging behaviour.  Psychological skills e.g. anxiety reduction. Interviews and training take place at our Gateshead Team Valley office.KEYFORT Group Ltd are committed to Safeguarding and protecting Adults and Children.Please send your CV to or call HR/Recruitment on 0191 4911735 (option 1) for further information.   View full job description
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