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Support Worker posted by Cream Health Care

Applications close in 4 days
£18,150 - £20,000 / year
NHS Band 3

Job Description

Our client is a leading social care provider in the UK and has asked us to recruit for their supported living scheme in Smethwick.  The scheme has 12 apartments, all ensuite with their own kitchens. The service has a mix of male and female services users. The CQC rating is good so you would be working at a great home. Our client is proud of the loyalty of their employees and the long service provided by many. We know this as a fact as we join them for their annual awards ceremony in a top London hotel.  The shifts are either days or nights.  The day shifts are 08.00 – 22.00 and can be split earlies or lates.  The night shifts are 22.00 – 08.00 – yes you will be carrying out cleaning and laundry duties whilst all service users are tucked up in bed.   

As a Support Worker your duties will include:

Working one to one or two to one with your service user who will be able bodied with Learning Disabilities
Providing guidance for domestic duties such as meal preparation and cleaning
Providing assistance / encouragement with personal care
Promoting the independence of the service user
Community access including shopping, cinema, bingo, meals out, visiting relatives, going to hairdressers or even the gym (when not on Covid-19 lockdown!!)
Ensuring the service users enjoy a fulfilling life via great social activities
You will assist them to use their personal budget to do own shopping
Meal preparation to menus agreed with your service user
To be suitable as a Support Worker you will need to have:

Have a passion to work with vulnerable adults
Ability to keep calm under pressure
Confidence to work alone or as part of a team
Commitment to achieve a high standard of safeguarding
A passion to deliver great care to motivate and ensure the adults thrive in the environment
Good spoken English
A minimum of 3 year work history so references can be supplied.
And if you have the following it would be ideal

Experience in supporting adults with challenging behaviour, learning disabilities and/or mental health needs
NVQ2 Health & Social Care
Driving Licence (the home has their own car) to take service users on excursions, doctor visits etc
In return you will receive:

£18150 per annum based on 40 hour week
Full Induction Programme
Dedicated learning and development programmes
Access to a wide range of free online courses on a variety of topics
Free DBS Check
Refer a friend scheme – earn up to £250
Pension Scheme
Annual Employee Awards Evening
Employee recognition schemes
Company share save scheme
We are keen to hear from you if you have recent experience as a support worker, personal assistant providing personal care, care worker or a carer based in Smethwick or surrounding areas such as Bearwood, West Bromwich, Sandwell, and Dudley.

Please apply now or call us for more information

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