Support Worker - Days and Nights Job in Penzance, Cornwall

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Job Title: Support Worker - Days and Nights
Salary: £9.50 per hour (+£1.00 night rate enhancement)
Location: Penzance, Cornwall
Position: Permanent
Hours: Various - we have full-time and part-time roles available
Posted: 22/03/2021

Job Description

Support Workers - Part Time – Full Time – Days and Nights
Location: Penzance (Cornwall)
Salary: £9.50p/hr + £1.00 enhancement night rate

We currently have an opportunity for you to be part of an exciting new supported lifestyles project in Penzance – we are looking for Support Workers to join our existing team.
You will be responsible for enabling 8 individuals living in their own flats with access to a support hub.

We are looking for people who will bring great energy, creativity and innovative ideas to supporting individuals and getting the most out of this exciting project.
To join us as a support worker, you’ll need:
- A resilient and positive outlook
- Strong communication skills
- The ability to work on different levels to suit varying personalities and needs
- Good organisational and planning skills
- The ability to engage, motivate and encourage others
- A good sense of humour

Preferably you will have experience supporting individuals with learning disabilities, mental health needs, and autism. You will want to work in a way that is truly person centred - aiming to make a real difference to the individual’s lives by promoting independence and enhancing their perception of quality of life.

We have a variety of shift patterns available between the hours of 7am and 10pm – and also one vacancy for a night support worker.
Additional hours may be available during the week and during our term time.

We would also be very interested in hearing from people who would like the idea of joining the team on a casual basis, to work as required covering annual leave and unexpected absences.

Please Note: Applications will be continually reviewed; subject to volume and suitability, this role may close at any time with interviews subsequently being organised.

Closing date: the 23rd April 2021
Interview dates: please be available for interview on the 26th or 27th April 2021.

If your application is successful, any offer of employment will be subject to:
A satisfactory Enhanced DBS check and subsequent registration for the DBS Update Service
2 acceptable / satisfactory references
Evidence of eligibility / right to work in the UK

Job Ref: SCSW0321
Closing Date: 23/04/2021

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