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Support Worker

Job Title: Support Worker 

Location: Doveridge, County of Derbyshire near Uttoxeter

Pay rate: £6.69 - £7.37 per Hour

Job Reference No.: 11405

A range of full time, part time and casual contracts are available. Shift patterns include mornings, evenings, weekends and on some occasions nights. 

Our client is recruiting Support Workers to work in a service supporting 7 young adults who live together in the beautiful village of Doveridge. Working as part of a team, you will be supporting individuals with learning disabilities, autism, mental health and sometimes challenging behaviour. 

Previous experience of working with people with learning disabilities is desirable, however applications from candidates with a willingness to learn, achieve and develop will be considered. Drivers with their own transport are desirable, but not essential. You must be very flexible and able to work shifts during the week and weekends.  

As a Support Worker, you will be involved in, but not limited to:

• Supporting individuals to plan their care and health needs.

• Keeping records, including care plans, health records and logs.

• Personal care and housekeeping.

• Planning and supporting activities in the home and community.

• Undertaking the role as a key worker.

• Attending meetings and care reviews for individuals.

• Working to achieve desired outcomes for individuals.

• Keeping in contact with professionals, families and friends. 

• Supporting people to have holidays in the UK and abroad.

The people they support are at the heart of all they do and they are one of the leading organisations in person centred approaches and person centred thinking.

All of their staff receive training tailored to the needs of the people they support. They recognise the commitment and dedication shown by their staff and celebrate successes, both large and small, running staff member of the month schemes as well as annual national awards. 

Our client can offer:

• Contracted hours available to suit you, up to 35 hours per week.

• Meals whilst on duty.

• On-going training and support including NVQ’s.

• Immediate start.

This is a very exciting time to be joining them as there are numerous growth and development opportunities in their services. 

Please register online with your CV and covering letter.

Once you have registered your interest for this position you will be redirected to our client's website to complete their online application form.

They encourage all interested applicants to apply promptly as they review all applications and CV's received on a daily basis. The majority of their adverts close 2 weeks after posting, however where they receive a large number of suitable applications they may close the advert early.

Our client is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the people they support. All successful candidates will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check for Regulated Activity which will include a check against both the Barred adult and children lists. 

They are an equal opportunities employer.

Job added on 05-11-2014