Support Worker Job in Long Rock, Penzance

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Job Title: Support Worker
Salary: £9.30ph between 7am-10pm/£10.30ph between 10pm-7am
Location: Long Rock, Penzance
Position: Permanent
Hours: 15 hours per week
Posted: 22/01/2021

Sorry, this position is no longer available.

Job Description

Support Worker

Salary: £9.30 per hour
Hours: 15 hours per week.
Location: Long Rock, Penzance, Cornwall

Are you a compassionate individual looking for a role where you can make a real difference? Want to help an incredible group of people achieve their day-to-day goals and live their lives as they choose? If so, read on.

About Us

Working across Devon and Cornwall, Havencare Homes and Support Limited is a forward-thinking charity that provides social care services for people with learning disabilities and autism.

Offering supported living and residential care services, we use a range of approaches to empower individuals, help them to be as independent as possible and nurture their potential with dignity and respect.

We’re currently looking for a Support Worker to join our small team in Long Rock.

The Benefits

- Salary of £9.30 per hour
- Contributory pension scheme
- Comprehensive employee assistance programme
- Excellent training
- Contribute to the development of our services
- Support a group of incredible individuals in achieving their goals

The Role

As a Support Worker, you will be tasked supporting a gentleman living in the Penzance area.
We are looking for enthusiastic people to offer truly outstanding support and make a real difference! Ideally you will be resilient, whilst having a strong personality, and you will be very patient and good humoured. Preferably you would understand the challenges of living with an acquired brain injury (although this is not essential as training and on-going support is provided). Most importantly you will be able to work in a way that is truly person-centred – aiming to make a difference by promoting the persons independence and enhancing his perception of quality of life… and understanding that this may be very different to your own…
A driving license and access to a vehicle is necessary for this vacancy.

This role is currently offered on a part-time basis, based on a two-week rolling rota. This will be working one long day (08.15 - 22.00 and a sleep-in shift) and 07.00 - 08.15 the following morning - on week one this shift is on a Friday and week two if falls on a Sunday.

About You

To join us as a Support Worker, you’ll need:

- Enthusiasm, creativity and innovative ideas that will support this gentleman to have real life experiences
- Good communication skills
- The willingness to undergo an Enhanced DBS
- An understanding of living with an Acquired Brain Injury would be advantageous

Closing date: The 22nd February 2021
Interview dates: Please be available for interview either on Monday the 1st March or Tuesday the 2nd March.

**Please note this role is conditional upon receiving an acceptable Enhanced DBS check, Subscription to the DBS Update Service, eligibility to work in the UK and two satisfactory references**

Job Ref: SHES2021
Closing Date: 22/02/2021

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