Support Worker

Posted 31 July by The Oaklea Trust Easy Apply

Oaklea are looking for 4 Support Workers to join their adult care home based in Kendal.

Job Title: Support Workers X4

Salary: £15,324.40 per annum, pro rata

Location: Kendal

Job Types: 4 Roles - Full, part time and bank

Oaklea has supported disabled and disadvantaged people discover their potential and lead a fulfilling, independent life for over 27 years. A job in social care offers opportunities that are varied, the work is rewarding and the door is open to applicants of every age and from every walk of life.

Support Worker - The Role:

We are looking to fill four vacancies within our established team supporting individuals with physical and learning disabilities in an adult care home in Kendal.

Our customers require a range of support from personal care to meeting with friends and family, accessing the local community, budgeting, medications and domestic and daily household tasks. Our main focus is supporting individuals to maintain and achieve greater independence through working towards short and long term goals.

We are looking for someone with a good sense of humour that can be adaptable and flexible enough to meet the needs of customers with a wide variety of needs and aspirations. You may be required to support a customer on holiday or a day trip further afield, although a driver is not essential.

Support Worker - You:

You will need to demonstrate effective teamwork with your colleagues, Line Manager and Team Supervisors to ensure that customers are supported at times they need to be. You will also be able to demonstrate excellent intercommunication skills and maintain customer confidentiality. Being respectful friendly, understanding and approachable is essential

Support Worker - Benefits:

- Full induction plus Care Certificate qualification

- Opportunities to develop and grow

- Family friendly policies

- Childcare Voucher Scheme

- Health Care Cash Plan

- Employee Assistance programme

- Competitive hourly rate

- Sleep in shifts paid

If you would like to be a part of a caring and supportive organisation that puts the customer at the centre of all we do, we would love to hear from you.

To submit your application for this exciting opportunity, please press 'Apply’ now!

Closing date: 30th August 2018

Reference: 35760008

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