Support Worker

Location: Newquay
Salary: £10.00 per hour
Position: Permanent
Hours: 14.25 hours per week
Recruiter: Havencare Homes and Support Limited
Posted: 16/02/2022

Support worker

Hourly Rate: £10.00 per hour
Hours: 14.25 hours per week – for the right candidate this can be increased
Location: Newquay (we have other services locally that can be discussed)

Havencare is a registered Health and Social care charity working to support individuals with Learning Disabilities, Mental Health needs, Autism and Complex needs in the Devon and Cornwall.

We are looking for a Support Worker to support an individual called Colleen in Newquay.

Let’s hear more from Colleen herself…
‘’Hello, my cocker’s, my name is Colleen, I am 68 and I live in Newquay.
An exciting opportunity has become available to join my team, this doesn’t happen very often.
I am looking for someone fun to understand my needs and enjoy the same activities as me.
Can you enrich my life?
Do you have the ability to think and act creatively?
Are you motivated to guide and support me to achieve my goals?
Will you support me to find meaningful day opportunities?
You will need to be confident to work alone but form part of my strong team.

You will be enthusiastic, offer person-centred support and want to make a real difference to my days but ensuring you include me in all your thinking!

You will be required to promote personal care needs, enjoyment of own home, whilst also promoting and supporting access to the local community, local events and other activities.

You will have a good understanding of learning disabilities and will want to drive forward skills teaching to promote my independence.

I like to go to slimming world, the beach, meet with friends and family. I go to a day center twice a week, but this is currently being explored for me to attend something different. This may mean there is some additional hours to support me in the coming months.

If this sounds like you then please get in touch.
Applications will be reviewed by my manager.
I will meet each potential candidates and I will select the person I would like to join my team’’

Essential: you must have access to a vehicle with business cover as this is important to support me long term with my day-to-day activities

For occupational requirement reasons we are looking to appoint a female only for this post (exemption under the Equality Act 2010 Part 1 Schedule 9)

Week 1:
Monday 9am-4pm
Friday 9am-4:30pm
Week 2
Friday 9am-4pm
Sunday 9:30am-10pm and sleep-in

Week 3:
Monday 7am-4pm
Friday 9am-4pm

Week 4:
Friday 9am-4pm

**Start and finish times of shifts can be negotiated for the right candidate**

Closing date: Friday 13th March 2022

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
Satisfactory evidence of being vaccinated against COVID-19 or medical exemption**

**COVID-19 Information

This is a face-to-face role in a CQC regulated service and therefore successful applicants must be vaccinated against COVID-19 unless medically exempt. To comply with regulation*, Havencare’s pre-employment checks now include the need to provide satisfactory evidence of either vaccination or medical exemption.
* The Health and Social Care Act 2008 (Regulated Activities) (Amendment) (Coronavirus) (No. 2) Regulations 2021

Please contact Havencare’s recruitment team on recruitment@havencare.com if you have any queries.

Job Reference: BARCSW0122
Closing Date: 13/03/2022

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