Support Worker

Recruiter
Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited
Location
Northampton
Salary
Up to £10,000
Posted
15 Sep 2020
Closes
19 Sep 2020
Ref
1706518914
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
Support Worker, Care Worker, Learning Disability, Residential, Supported living, Northampton

Your new company

Our client provides high quality care, support and empowerment to service users with learning and other disabilities. They encourage every service user to grow and develop so they can live a full life and have as many opportunities as possible open to them. They are looking for hard working, dedicated and experienced individuals to join their growing team.

Your new role We have both Support Worker and Senior Support worker roles available. In this rewarding role you will be supporting service users in their day to day life whether that be in a residential or supported living setting. There will also be exciting opportunities to engage in activity sessions with the service users as well as short breaks. For those who want to progress there are clear progression paths set out and our client encourages people to reach their full potential.

We have night and day shifts for Support Workers who will be providing personal care and medication to service users. You will also be supporting them in any other ad-hoc activities they may need assistance with and be able to build rapport.

What you'll need to succeed

To be considered for shifts, you MUST have at least 6 months experience in a similar environment.
You will also ideally will be:

Learning Disability Awareness Medication Trained (Desirable)
Restraint Trained (Desirable)
Epilepsy Trained (Desirable)
Adept in the use of MARSH sheets and incident recording
Comfortable providing personal care Safeguarding trained Mental Health and Autism awareness trained

You will also require the right to work in the UK such as British/EU passport or residence card with rights to work. Alongside this you will require a National Insurance ID. It will also be a benefit if you are on the DBS update service.

What you'll get in return

Weekly opportunities for hours in a variety of organisations Competitive salary and benefits .

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now.
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