Support Worker

Location
Murton
Salary
£8.99 - £8.99 Per Hour
Posted
03 Nov 2020
Closes
01 Dec 2020
Ref
2004
Contact
NFP People
Sector
Social Care
Contract Type
Permanent

Support Worker

Are you passionate about providing exceptional care and emotional support to help others achieve their goals and aspirations? An exciting opportunity has arisen to be part of the team as a Support Worker in Murton.

Our client provides support to individuals with learning difficulties, mental health issues, autism and acquired brain injuries and some of the people display behaviours that challenge.

Position: Support Worker
Location: Murton
Hours: Full time, part time – permanent (Bank work also available)
Salary: £8.99 per hour
Benefits: A clear personal development plan, which includes a Free detailed training plan for all elements of the role, full induction process, ongoing supervisions and appraisals, development and career progression opportunities, opportunities to gain Free recognised qualifications, free DBS screening, Refer a friend scheme of £400, Cycle2work Scheme, access to GP online, Employee Assistance Helpline, discounts at many retailers and life insurance.

The role also offers fantastic flexibility and rewards, as well as innovative ways of working to fit your lifestyle!

About the Role of Support Worker:

The Support Worker role is one of empowerment, you have the ability to make the people you support feel safe, confident, competent and more importantly able and independent. By believing in someone you can help people reach their own potential as well as supporting with the everyday tasks such as finances, housekeeping, attending appointments, shopping, and participating in various activities of choice and a dedication to further people we support’s skills and abilities.

Our client has many valued support workers who had never considered this career change or didn’t know how to join a team supporting the most vulnerable members of the community – If this is of interest to you then we welcome an introductory chat to explain how rewarding this role can be and how your personal skills can help develop and uplift the skills of the people they support.

About You:

As a Support Worker you will be a dedicated and empathic person who is able to not only provide physical care, but also offer emotional support to help people to reach their maximum independence in a safe and positive living environment. You should have a caring, personable nature, be confident yet able to offer a calming influence, demonstrate initiative under pressure, show drive and a self-awareness of your own development needs. You will have excellent written and communication skills and be able to work effectively as part of a team and be able to learn and undertake the essential training that is required for the role.

Although an understanding of the role is desirable, it is not essential as training will be provided. We are more interested in ‘who you are’ as a person. As a values based organisation, the Ethos is to ensure that every moment matters through enabling the people we support to feel empowered, safe and a valued member of their community. We believe we can help anyone and go above and beyond in the process.

Whilst experience is not essential we very much welcome previous experience working as Home Carer, Care Worker, Health Care Assistant, Support Worker, Nurses, Social Care Worker, Care Assistant, Mental Health Care Worker, Voluntary Worker.

Candidates should apply by forwarding their CV.