Support Worker

6 days left

Recruiter
Forge House Care Ltd
Location
Maidstone
Salary
£8.89/hour
Posted
21 Oct 2020
Closes
28 Oct 2020
Ref
1738995015
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Forge House Care are currently looking for Support Workers to join our friendly team. We provide accommodation and support services to people living with a disability. We specialise in learning disabilities, mental health, autism and behaviours that challenge. Our Support Workers provide person centred care and encourage our service users to live independently. The successful applicant will be working in a team to support our service users within the Maidstone area. Your duties will include: Working as part of a small team of Support Workers in supporting the service user in their daily routine Accompanying the service user in accessing the community - including driving the service users to appointments and outings Engaging in activities with the service user e.g. shopping, swimming, days out etc. Supporting service users with their personal care needs including washing, bathing, dressing, toileting etc. Supporting service users with their financial budgeting and shopping Requirements: A full UK driving licence (essential) Previous experience working in a similar setting (desirable) Commitment to a permanent, full time contract (essential) NVQ/QCF level 2/3 in Health and Social Care, or equivalent (desirable) This is a permanent role offering 42 hours per week on a 2 days on/2 days off basis. The successful applicant will be required to complete an enhanced DBS (police check), if not already held. You will be rewarded with the following package: Permanent contract Guaranteed hours Excellent rates of pay Holiday allowance Unique access to our Care Friends app Recognition & rewards Paid training Opportunity to complete NVQ/QCF in Health & Social Care Full support For further information or an informal chat regarding this role, please contact the Recruitment Team on (phone number removed)

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