Support Worker

Location : Cobham, Surrey, England
Job Ref : JA756
Consultant : James Alexander
Sector : Social Care
Salary : £18,372 - 18,373 per year

Description

JA756 – Support Worker (1956)

Location – Chobham, Surrey

Salary – £18,373 per annum + benefits

Overview

We are currently recruiting in conjunction with our client for Support Workers to work with them in Chobham supporting adults who have learning disabilities, autism, non-verbal communication, and behaviours that challenge in a registered care home.

Due to the location of the service, it is essential for applicants to hold a full valid driving licence and access to their own vehicle.

Key Responsibilities

  • Ensure the people we support are encouraged to reach their full potential.
  • Accompany the people we support to activities, appointments, education etc.
  • Assisting with day to day living tasks such as cooking, cleaning, shopping etc.
  • Help with personal care such as supporting with showering, toileting, and dressing.
  • Full training will be provided, and you will also be supported in your new role by your local team from day one.
  • Working hours
  • Shift work – days, evenings, nights, weekends and Bank Holidays (24/7) (7/8am-2pm, 2pm-7/9pm, 8:45pm-7:15am and sleep ins 10pm-7am, subject to change).
  • Shifts are on a rota basis so you will know in advance to plan your time accordingly.

Skills and Experience

  • No experience needed but would be beneficial.
  • Have the ability to learn from experiences and change your approach when needed.
  • Have energy and enthusiasm to provide the best support possible.
  • Have motivation and drive to identify overcome obstacles.
  • Have an understanding of and empathy for the people you are supporting.
  • Show commitment to personal and professional development.

Benefits (T&Cs apply)

  • 18,373 per annum + benefits.
  • Paid enhanced DBS.
  • E-learning/Classroom training/Diplomas.
  • Regular one to one supervision.
  • Refer a friend bonus scheme – earn up to £350.
  • Increasing annual leave with length of service.
  • Flexible working.
  • Occupational sick pay.
  • Maternity/paternity pay.
  • Employee Assistance Programme.

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