Support Worker Job in Redruth, Cornwall

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Job Title: Support Worker
Salary: £9.30 (+£1.00 night rate enhancement)
Location: Redruth, Cornwall
Position: Permanent
Posted: 10/02/2021

Job Description

Support Worker

Salary: £9.30 - £10.30 per hour
Hours: 14,15 or 29 hours per week
Location: Redruth, Cornwall

We currently have an opportunity for you to be part of our supported lifestyles project in Redruth supporting individuals living in their own homes.

We are looking for someone who will bring great energy, creativity, and innovative ideas to supporting individuals and getting the most out of this exciting project. Somebody who is keen to promote Assistive Living Technology would be an advantage.

Post 1:
You will be responsible for delivering 14 hours of 1:1 support per week to a wonderful gentleman to enable and support him to develop skills to live a more independent life. You will be resilient, have a strong personality and need to be patient and good humored.

Post 2:
You will be responsible for enabling 16 individuals living in their own flats with access to a support hub.
You will be resilient, have a strong personality and be able to work on different levels to suit varying personalities and needs. You will also need to be patient and good humored.

For the right candidate these could be merged into one full time post.

Preferably you will have experience supporting individuals with autism and/or learning 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.

As part of the recruitment process the gentleman will play an active role in his recruitment and you will meet with him as part of the interview process where you can get to know each other to ensure goodness of fit.

Closing date: The closing date for this vacancy is the 12th March 2021.
Shortlisting date: This will happen as and when and we will contact you within 10 days of applying.
Interview date: Please be available for interview on the 15th March 2021.

**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 for this role, please follow this link: to submit your application via Webrecruit.

Job Ref: TVEX0921
Closing Date: 12/03/2021

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