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Support Worker

I am recruiting for one of Safehands Recruitments prestigious clients based in the Reading Area.

I am recruiting 5x Support Workers who want to provide support to 4 ladies who have learning disabilities, Challenging behaviour and complex needs.

You will be supporting them in the community going for walks and picnic, they also enjoy going for drives in the country side.

You will be providing support to people in a respectful manner, promote independence and enable the individuals to realise their own potential.

Person centre approach is of the up most importance.

Safehands Recruitment is a recruitment agency.

This is a permanent vacancy whereby the successful candidates will be employed directly by the organisation.
This is a full time, permanent vacancy paying £8.00 per hour depending on experience.

Shift patterns are: 07.30-14.30, 14.30-21.30, 07.30-21.30, 21.30-07.30.

Responsibilities of Support Worker:

• Assisting with individual's care including personal care and assisting to maintain a high standard of hygiene, this may include manual handling.
• You would be assisting the adults to maintain their own network of friends and relations
• Supporting home visits and inviting people to the service where possible.
• Encourage the residents with every aspect of their personal development, social skills, personal care, and interaction.

• Working as a part of a team with good commutation skills is essential.

Person Specification for Support Worker:

• Caring and Passionate Individual
• Flexible.
• Enthusiasm, Compassionate and a strong Interest to work with Adults with Physical and Learning Difficulties.
• 6 months experience within a Health and Social Care Setting
• NVQ in Health and Social Care or willingness to work towards this
• Driver preferred.

Additional information:

• 35 Hours Contract
• Childcare vouchers
• pension
• Progression Opportunities
• Paid Training
• Paid DBS
• A supportive and encouraging work environment