Support Worker

Posted 19 March by Pathways Care Consortium Featured

At Pathways Care Consortium, our role is to provide person-centred support that starts each person we support on the road to greater independence, empowering them to reach their full potential.

The Support Worker role

As part of a key-working team, you’ll work with service users with learning disabilities and mental health needs and provide them with practical and emotional support on a day to day basis. Liaising closely with your team and other professionals you’ll make sure they are safe, happy and healthy.

Working to a person-centred model that puts the people we support at the heart of all you do you will develop support plans collaboratively. Working closely with your Manager and Team Leader to evaluate risks, review progress and drive our innovative service forward, you’ll be a vital member of the team.

The skills you’ll need

To join us, you won’t necessarily need to have experience working with those with learning disabilities (although is good to have) as other skills and qualities will be equally considered. Mainly, you will need to have a positive attitude towards disability. In addition, you will need to be flexible, patient, caring, organised, good with people and eager to learn and develop. We are also looking for people with experience who may wish to undertake further career progressive training and wish to make a lasting contribution to the care sector.

A team player, you can follow policies and procedures easily, and will have good writing skills, as you will need to write up reports and care plans. Above all, you’ll be committed to providing person-centred care that gives real equality of opportunity to all those you’re working for. We do look for good numeracy and literacy skills and for this reason we require you to have O/L English and Maths Grade "C" or above.

Benefits

In return, we offer:

  • £8 - 9.50 per hour
  • 28 days of annual leave
  • Full time and part time flexible working hours (vary from 7 hours to 13 hours shifts)
  • Opportunity for overtime
  • Paid training
  • Opportunity to gain NVQs in Health & Social Care - or build on the ones you have already obtained
  • Professional development towards senior posts
  • Friendly environment and supportive team
  • Work Place Pension provided ( if you choose to opt in)

"We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age".

To Apply

If you would like a meaningful career making a positive impact on the lives of those who require care and support, then please apply now following the link below.

Application questions

Have you applied for jobs with Pathways Care Consortium previously?
Do you have experience as a Support Worker?

Reference: 34711471

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