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Support Worker - Adults Learning Disabilities/Epilepsy

  • Salary: £9 - £10 per hour
  • Location: Watford, Hertfordshire
  • Date posted: 16-01-2020
  • Sector: Social Care
  • Job type: Temporary / Shift Work
  • Job reference: HW2_1579176571

A Residential care service based in Chalfont St Peter, Buckinghamshire is looking for a Support worker to support adults affected by Epilepsy and often learning disabilities or mental/physical health needs. As a Support worker, you will be there to provide the best quality of care and person-centred support.

The ideal Support worker will have experience working with adults with learning disabilities, epilepsy and Autism. And can act as role models and mentors to those they support with a positive 'can do' attitude!

Shifts patterns:

  • Early shift = 7:00am - 2:30pm
  • Midday = 9:30am - 17:00pm
  • Late shift = 2:00pm - 21:30pm
  • Long day = 7:00am - 21:30pm

Benefits for you as the Support Worker:

  • Flexible hours to suit your lifestyle
  • Opportunity to work alongside a supportive and friendly team
  • Excellent pay rates
  • Weekly Pay
  • Temporary to permanent opportunities

Responsibilities for you as the Support worker:

  • As a support worker you would participate in multiple activities such as taking people shopping, cinema and bowling.
  • Personal care - supporting service users with daily needs such as brushing teeth, bathing and getting dressed.
  • Documenting - keeping records as well as conducting heath and safety checks.
  • Supporting service users' development - helping to express emotions, develop communication and how to reduce challenging behaviour.

Requirements for you as the Support Worker:

  • Level 3 in Health and Social Care is desirable
  • Mandatory Training including: Safeguarding Adults, Medication administration and first aid
  • Experience in supporting adults with Autism and other learning disabilities
  • Encouraging and supportive attitude

Location: Chalfont St Peter, Buckinghamshire

Salary: Up to £10 per hour

If you are interested in this role, please call Holly Wickens on 0118 948 5555 (Option 2) or email hwickens@charecruitment.com

If this role isn't for you but you are interested in a career in Social Care, please get in touch as we have many opportunities available!