Support Worker

Posted 10 October by Oakgar Recruitment
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Are you ready for a new challenge, and want to be rewarded for your efforts?

Are you a support worker with a natural person-centred approach with a desire to enable those who you support to achieve greater independence whilst obtaining career progression? We are currently working on behalf of a specialist care organisation who have just opened a brand-new service in Warlingham, Surrey. The ideal candidate will have experience with PBS (Positive Behaviour Support) although this is not essential as all training is provided. You will ideally be a driver however this is not essential but being able to commit to a flexible rota including days, nights, weekends and sleep ins is an essential requirement. The service prides itself on providing the highest level of care to individuals with learning disabilities, autism and challenging behaviour so experience within this client group would be desirable. The salary increases to £21,000 between 6 months to a year.

We are looking for a Support Worker who has:

  • A friendly, caring approach
  • A genuine desire to help others
  • The ability to relate to people with a variety of backgrounds
  • A professional, reliable and flexible attitude
  • The ability to work on your own or in a team
  • Patience and a sense of humour!

If this sounds like you, then in return you will be rewarded with:

  • A competitive salary
  • Paid holidays
  • Free training
  • Regular support and supervisions
  • Support for Health and Social Care Qualifications such as NVQ / QCF
  • Contribution towards company pension scheme

Activities of support vary from daily living skills i.e. cooking, cleaning, personal care, travel escorts, teaching of independent life skills to assistance with accessing community-based activities such as going to college, swimming, work placements and other social and leisure activities.

Required skills

  • Behaviour
  • Caring
  • Learning Disabilities
  • Social Care
  • Life Skills

Reference: 39107632

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