Support Worker

Location: Plymouth
Salary: £9.60-£9.90 per hour
Position: Permanent
Hours: 37.5 hours per week
Recruiter: Havencare Homes and Support Limited
Posted: 16/02/2022

Support Worker

Location: Plymouth
Hourly Rate: £9.60-£9.90 per hour
Hours: 37.5 hours per week, over a 2 week rolling rota

We are currently looking for a Support Worker to join an existing team supporting a lady within her own home and out in the community. She is very social and loves to be in the company of others. She has a wicked sense of humour and an infectious laugh and we are looking for someone who isn’t afraid to join in on the fun!

In this role you will be working as part of a wider team, role modelling outstanding person-centred care for the individual. You will be promoting the individual’s independence, and maintaining and promoting life skills, as well as supporting their health and well-being needs and requirements.

Requirements for the role: 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).

A driver's licence is preferable for this role. Applicants with knowledge of epilepsy and dysphagia is desirable. However, experience is not essential as a range of training will be provided.

The successful applicant will be working 37.5 hours on the following rota:

Week 1:
Tuesday 8am-11pm (and sleep-in)
Thursday 8am-11pm (and sleep-in)

Week 2:
Monday 8am-11pm (and sleep-in)
Thursday 8am-11pm (and sleep-in)
Sunday 8am-11pm (and sleep-in).

Closing date: The 2nd March 2022. Applications will be considered as and when received.

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: GOOJSW0122
Closing Date: 02/03/2022

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