Support Worker

Location
Enfield
Salary
Fixed Post £19813 (full time), Flexible Post £10.00 per hour
Posted
26 Jul 2021
Closes
05 Aug 2021
Ref
2511
Contract Type
Permanent

Support Worker

We are looking for enthusiastic and committed Support Workers to provide high quality care and support services to the people we support with learning disabilities in our Enfield services.

Our client has been providing high-quality support and care services to vulnerable people for more than 40 years in London and has grown from strength-to-strength.

Role: Support Worker

Location: Enfield

Salary: Fixed Post £19813 (full time), Flexible Post £10.00 per hour

Contract: Fixed Support Worker 3 x full time positions (38 hours per week), Flexible Support Worker (zero hours) roles x 3 (depending on hours of availability)

About the role:

As a Support Worker you will support people with their day to day life, to learn new skills and develop confidence and independence and to have a good quality of life. The duties are varied and no two days will be the same. The people we support are individuals and they all deserve to be treated as such. Duties may include supporting with personal care needs, empowering people to take part in a wide range of special interests and activities that support people’s health and welling such as arts and crafts, drama, musical evenings, enabling people to be involved in household tasks, shopping trips, cooking, as well as supporting people on social occasions.

Carterhatch supported living services is a group of accommodations for people with varying levels of learning disability. The service has a number of blocks with self-contained flats and communal areas, a shared house and the level of support ranges from minimal to 24 hours full care and support across the schemes.

About you:

Do you have the enthusiasm and positivity to actively support people to achieve their outcomes supporting them to live a good and meaningful life? To be successful in the role of Support Worker you do not need to have previous experience working in social care, you will be provided with comprehensive training and will be supported every step of the way to develop your career.

You will however, need to bring with you the following skills:

 

  • Excellent team player
  • Experience in supported living or a willingness to learn
  • The ability to build positive relationships
  • Creative and empowering in your support practise
  • Good communication skills
  • Resilience for supporting people through bad days as well the good
  • Embrace positive behaviour support

 

If you feel you can bring a fresh approach, some new ideas and a commitment to supporting vulnerable people to have genuine control over their lives, play an active role in the community and develop as individuals then we want to hear from you!

Benefits:

As well as knowing what you do makes a difference to people’s lives every day, you will also receive a great benefits package:

 

  • Flexible working hours that will give you the work life balance that is right for you
  • Up to 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays (pro rata for part time)
  • Computing Scheme
  • Credit Union Scheme
  • Cycle-to-Work Scheme
  • Death in Service Benefit
  • Health Assured – Employee Assistance Programme
  • Blue Light Card
  • Eye care Vouchers
  • Flu Jab Reimbursement
  • Long Service Awards
  • Pension Scheme
  • Purchase Additional Annual Leave
  • Refer-a-Friend Scheme
  • Retirements
  • Loans (including season tickets and parking permit loans)

 

Our client is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of adults at risk and expects all staff to share this commitment. If the post you apply for involves working with or having access to adults at risk and/or their records, we will require an Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Services for successful candidates. This will be fully subsidised.

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

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