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Job Title: Support Worker
Salary: £9.30 per hour (£1.00 night rate enhancement)
Location: Porthpean, St. Austell, Cornwall
Position: Permanent
Posted: 05/11/2020

Job Description

Support Worker

Location: Porthpean, St. Austell
Salary: £9.30 per hour between 7am and 10pm / £10.30 per hour between 10pm-7am.

We currently have some opportunities for enthusiastic, kind and dedicated people to join our team as support workers.

This is home to 6/7 individuals living in their own flats with access to a support hub.
You will work a combination of delivering 1:1 support and be part of the core background support within their shared hub.

In general, we are looking for people that will bring great energy, creativity and innovative ideas to supporting individuals. Somebody who is keen to promote varying communication, sensory needs and weekly planning.
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 also need to be patient and good humoured.
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.

Hours: We have full time, part time and casual opportunities available Monday to Sunday with shifts ranging between the hours of 7am – 10pm and waking nights between 10pm-8am
We have part time and casual availability for waking night support.

We would also be interested in hearing from people who would like the idea of joining the team on a casual basis (must have 6 months paid experience).

Cover hours are available during the week and additional hours during out of term time.

Closing date: The 3rd December 2020.
Interview dates: Interviews for this role will take place the week commencing the 23rd of November and the 7th December 2020 – due to lockdown restrictions this will be via video calling.

**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**

To apply: to apply for this role, please follow this link: https://bit.ly/32xwWar


Job Ref: PPSW1120
Closing Date: 03/12/2020

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