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Support Worker posted by NHS

Full Time
16,880 - 17,974

Job Description

This advertisement has been placed by the organisation named in the 'Department' section above.

Should you require further information regarding this vacancy please contact the organisation direct.

Do you want to help Adults with Learning & Physical Disabilities achieve the best outcomes possible? Are you capable of working on your own initiative as well as with a great team?

We are currently looking to recruit a support worker to our Leat’s service in Truro.

We are looking for enthusiastic, positive and proactive individual who will embrace change, to join a well-established team in providing a high quality service for adults with learning and physical disabilities.

You will need to be able to demonstrate that you have experience of supporting and encouraging individuals in their daily activities whilst ensuring that care, respect and dignity are shown at all times.

You will work well in a team but equally be confident and able to work independently in the community when required.

The role includes assisting people in all aspects of their daily living, including personal care and supporting them to engage in activities which promote independence, choice and supporting confidence.

Good written and verbal communication skills are important for this role as is the ability to use a computer to update support plans and maintain records.

Experience is desirable along with a Level 2 Social Care qualification or equivalent, also a clear understanding of the Councils safeguarding processes is essential.

The post is primarily based in the Truro service though staff will be expected to support other services if required.

 All though the post is stated as a fixed fulltime (37hrs) we would be happy to consider applications from applicants wanting to work part time as well.

For an informal discussion or further information please contact:-

Nadia Myers [Click here to apply], ( Email address removed )

Please ensure you answer the following questions within your supporting statement:

  • How important do you think  a support worker is in the lives of our clients.?
  • How would you rate your communication skills?
  • Could you describe when you have been an advocate for another individual?
  • Are you looking for full time or part time hours

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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