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Support Worker

  • Salary: £14000 - £15000 per annum + sleep-ins (circa £3,000)
  • Location: Gloucester, Gloucestershire
  • Date posted: 31-10-2017
  • Sector: Support Work, Private & Voluntary, Social Care
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: HQ00003021_1509470861

Requiring dedicated support workers to join a well-established care organisation in Gloucester, Gloucestershire supporting adults with learning disabilities and mental health needs. The role requires a passionate individual to support service users in their own accommodation. You will be committed to promoting independence and giving exceptional person-centred care.

This fantastic opportunity would suit any care workers based in Gloucester looking for a new challenge and a long-term career within a leading care provider. This organisation are requiring care workers to provide excellent support to those with a variety of difficulties and complex needs.

What's on offer:

  • Competitive salary plus additional sleep-in rate
  • Access to further qualifications, training and progression opportunities
  • Excellent management team
  • Central location close to Gloucester city

The Role:

  • Delivering person-centred support to service users in accordance with CQC standards
  • Encouraging the independence of the service users at all times
  • Appropriately responding to individuals' needs in accordance with their care plans and risk assessments
  • Always promoting the interests of the service users
  • Acting as a positive role model and member of the care team
  • Effective communication with the Senior staff as well as the Deputy/Service Manager

Requirements:

  • NVQ Level 2 Health and Social Care (or willing to work towards)
  • Experience working within any care setting e.g. supported living, residential home, domiciliary care
  • A compassionate approach towards people with varying disabilities and complex needs
  • Flexible to work shifts on weekends, bank holidays and sleep-ins

This post is suited to existing support workers keen to deliver outstanding care and committed to making a positive difference.

For more information and to be considered for this role please contact Kiri O'Leary on 0118 948 5555 / koleary@charecruitment.com.