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Support Worker - Supported Living Service

  • Salary: Up to £17000 per annum + plus payments for sleep-in's
  • Location: Lowestoft, Suffolk
  • Date posted: 10-05-2020
  • Sector: Social Care
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: SW - Lowestoft_1589122803

Are you looking to make a difference? Are you looking to help vulnerable adults every day making a change in their lives?

A Support Worker role is available working with adults with learning disabilities, autism and mental health concerns in a supported living service based in Lowestoft. The service is looking for a dedicated Support Worker to join their team, who currently have a "good" rated service with CQC!

As the Support Worker, you will ensure the service users are safe at all times, promote independence and take part in activities. As the Support Worker required to commit to working weekends, sleep-ins and early shifts.

Benefits of the Support Worker role include:

  • Salary enhancements for overtime
  • Progression opportunities
  • Generous annual leave
  • DBS paid for
  • Fully funded training

Requirements of the Support Worker include:

  • Must hold a driving license and vehicle (must be manual)
  • Experience working with service users with either mental health concerns, learning disabilities or complex needs
  • Strong communication skills and emotional resilience
  • Be comfortable lone working

Responsibilities of the Support Worker include:

  • Report incidents appropriately and accordingly
  • Work under the companies and CQC guidelines at all times
  • Assist with personal care and prepare meals
  • Medication handling
  • Promoting independence and act as an appropriate role model

Role: Support Worker

Position: Full-time and permanent

Salary: £17,004 plus an additional payment for sleep-in's

Please follow the instructions on this website to apply your interest, or for more information on this Support Worker position please contact Laura Bretherton at Charles Hunter Associates on 0118 948 5555

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