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Support Worker

Location:
Margate
Salary
£8.21 Per Hour
10 Jan 2020
Vacancy Type:
Temp to Perm
Reference:
MJT1242
Job Description

Support Worker

Based in Thanet

£8.21 Per Hour

Our client, a specialist national charity with a department based in Thanet, is looking for full time Support Workers to join their existing team.

Working 2 different shift patterns (including weekends). 7.30am – 3pm or 2.30pm – 10pm. This will include some sleep-ins.

The successful candidates will join a team of dedicated colleagues offering excellent in-house support to people in the community.

If you are looking for a role that’s rewarding and believe you could make a difference, then this role is ideal for you!

As a successful Support Worker, you will:

  • Supporting young adults with hearing impairments and other behavioural issues.
  • Work with the staff team to develop and maintain the potential of the people using our services
  • Encourage the people who use our services to be involved in the running of their own home
  • Support people in using community facilities and promote a variety of social and leisure activities
  • Support people with their health needs
  • Encourage choice and participation for the people who use our services whilst adhering to the values of the organisation

Skills you will need:

  • CACDP Level 1 or a willingness to learn British Sign Language skills desirable
  • NVQ/Diploma Level 3 in Care or equivalent (or the ability /commitment to work towards achieving it within 12 months)
  • Able to work flexibly to meet needs of the people we support (e.g. do sleep-ins and work within a changing shift rota system)
  • Willingness to take the people we support on holidays if required and drive the company vehicle (if in receipt of a full/clean driving licence)

 

If you would like to find out more please call freephone: 0808 168 1474 or email your CV to amelia@morganjones.net

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