Support Worker

Posted 24 January by Safehands Recruitment Limited

I am recruiting on behalf of a prestigious and innovative care provider based within the Gloucestershire area for a full time, permanent Support Worker to work with adults with complex needs including Physical Disabilities and Learning Disabilities. Paying £7.54- £8.03 per hour dependant on experience, with 28 days annual leave and sick pay.

You will be working for a charity that have a fantastic reputation of promoting person centred care along with supporting those to achieve a fulfilling life. You will be working on a shift pattern working a variety of earlies, lates and sleep ins including every other weekend. Staff rotas are completed 5-6 weeks in advance. Offering a comprehensive training and induction program the organisation promotes the personal development of the staff including access to NVQ level 2 and 3

Responsibilities of Support Worker :

• Assisting with moving and handling including using the aid of tracking hoists, wheelchairs and stand aids

• Assisting with personal care including bathing, showering and incontinence care

• Administering medication

• Assisting with the participation of internal and external activities including the integration within the community

• Promoting all levels of Independence within the home and seeking employment/ volunteer positions

• Being creative when assisting service users with daily routines to ensure living a fulfilling life

• Able to be approachable and communicate via other means other than verbal

• Completion on daily notes in line with CQC procedures

Person Specification for Support Worker :

• To have an empathetic and respectful nature towards the service users and their home

• To be reliable and trustworthy

• The ability to be creative and encouraging when supporting service users to be as independent as possible

• Must hold a full driving licence

• Flexible to work on a shift pattern including earlies, lates and sleep ins weekdays and weekends

Benefits to you:

  • Working for a reputable organisation
  • 3 months full sick pay, 3 months 1/2 sick pay on completion of probation
  • Health care scheme including free Chiropractor, Physiotherapy, money off glasses and free eye test, free private medical consultancy allowance per year
  • Recommend a friend scheme
  • Company pension contribution
  • Paid training
  • 40p per mile mileage for attending training and any business mileage
  • Progression
  • Ability to contribute to development and business decisions
  • Staff rota 5-6 weeks in advance
  • Access to National Diploma Level 2 and 3 Health and Social Care
  • Access to additional training to develop a well rounded knowledge including Epilepsy, Benefits, Data Protection, Dementia etc...
  • Working for service user driven organisation where the quality is priority

Don't miss out on being rewarded with amazing job satisfaction and feeling part of a community. This leading healthcare provider based in Cheltenham, is passionate about offering the best service to both staff and clients. So apply today!

If this exciting opportunity is of interest to yourself please apply immediately or call the permanent recruitment team on , alternatively email your CV to

Reference: 34303975

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