Job Title: Support Worker
Salary: £9.50 per hour (+£1.00 night rate enhancement)
Location: Porthpean, St. Austell
Hours: Full time and part time positions are available.
Sorry, this position is no longer available.
We currently have some opportunities for enthusiastic, caring people to join our dedicated team as support workers.
This is home to 6/7 individuals living in their own flats with 1-1 support at different times of the day, with access to a support hub at all other times.
You will work a combination of 1:1 support hours, with individuals with complex needs. This includes times where you will be part of the core background support delivering 2-1 support for specific tasks with the individuals you will be supporting. The shared hub is a unique dimension to supported living, where you are on hand to support as a point of contact for the individuals, planned activities, personal care requirements, Moving & Handling People, behavior support as and when required.
In general, we are looking for people that will bring energy, be creativity and innovative in supporting individuals. Somebody who can deliver communication in variable formats, support individualized sensory needs. Be a part of a team developing weekly plans.
You will need to be comfortable with supporting with personal care.
You will be resilient, have a confident personality and be able to work on different levels to suit varying personalities and needs. You will need to be able to work on your own on a 1-1 basis.
You will also need to be patient and good humored.
Preferably you will have experience supporting individuals with learning disabilities, physical disabilities and be able 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. It is important that you understand that this looks different for each individual.
Experience preferred but not essential as a range of training is provided – we promote a values-based recruitment drive. We are also looking for drivers.
Hours: We have contracted and casual opportunities available.
Below is an idea of our vacancy’s – we will consider full or part time for the right candidate.
Week 1: Tues 08:00-22:00, Fri 08:00-22:00
Week 2: Wed 08:00-22:00, Thurs 08:00-22:00, Sat 07:00-22:00, Sun 07:00-22:00
Week 1: Mon 15:00-22:00, Tues 15:00-22:00, Fri 15:00-21:00
Week 2: Mon 15:00-22:00, Wed 15:00-22:00, Thurs 15:00-22:00, Sat 09:00-21:00, Sun 09:00-16:00
Week 1: Tues 17:00-22:00, Wed 15:00-22:00, Thurs 15:00-22:00
Week 2: Tues 17:00-22:00, Fri 15:00-22:00, Sat 08:00-22:00, Sun 08:00-22:00
Closing date: The 26th April 2021.
Shortlisting: Will happen as and when – we will make contact with you within 10 days of applying
Interview dates: Interviews for this role will take place the week commencing the 3rd May 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
To apply: to apply for this role, please copy and paste this link into your web browser: https://bit.ly/3cXT43i
Job Ref: PPSW0421
Closing Date: 26/04/2021