Support Worker

  • Job Reference: SW/TF4 N 622
  • Date Posted: 12 June 2022
  • Recruiter: Cream Health Care
  • Location: Telford, Shropshire
  • Salary: £9.60 to £10.42 Per Hour
  • Bonus/Benefits: holiday pay (+12%)
  • Sector: Social Care
  • Job Type: Temporary
  • Work Hours: Part Time
  • Contact: Louise
  • Telephone: 01952 915027

Job Description

As a leading healthcare agency we are looking for an experienced Adult Learning Disability Support Worker to join our team. You will be working in a small learning disability home in Telford.

The shifts are 12 hour either days or nights and you pick the days and shifts you wish to work each week - givng you a great work/life balance.

As a Support Worker your duties will include:

  • Working with service users who could have Learning Disabilities, Mental Health and Autism. There may be some challenging behaviour
  • Providing support for domestic duties such as meal preparation and cleaning
  • Providing assistance / encouragement with personal care
  • Promoting the independence of the service user
  • Community access when required
  • Ensuring the service users enjoy a fulfilling life

To be suitable for this Support Worker role you will need to have:

  • At least 6 months experience supporting adults in the social care sector
  • Previous experience with learning and physical disabilities.
  • An enhanced DBS covering Adults – ideally with the update service
  • Have received a complete course of an authorised COVID-19 unless medically exempt
  • A passion to deliver great care and support to motivate and ensure the adults thrive in the environment
  • Good spoken English
  • A minimum of 3 year work history so references can be supplied.
  • Two references, one of which must be in social care.

We are happy to work with any availability however we cannot offer school hours due to the shift patterns of the home that we work with.

In return you will receive:

  • Weekly pay direct into your bank account each Friday following the week you worked
  • 28 days annual leave pro rota.  You accrue this based on the hours you have worked at 12% of your pay rate
  • Access to your rotas and payslips on line. This gives all the detail for the home you are working at for each shift including address, telephone number so you will always be in the know!
  • Confirmation of all shifts you have accepted via SMS so if you have forgotten you only have to look at your phone
  • Complete flexibility around your other commitments - you pick the days and shifts you wish to work and these can be changed weekly giving you a great work/life balance
  • Support from the office to ensure you thrive in your role
  • Induction – at the start of your first shift – yes, including fire procedures!

We are looking for a passionate, experienced and dedicated Support Worker who is committed to enriching the lives of the adults that they care for and who delivers care with dignity and respect.

If this sounds like you and you have recent experience as a support worker, personal assistant providing personal care, care worker or a carer based in Telford or surrounding areas such as Bratton, Wrockwardine, Dawley, Malinslee, Madeley, St Georges, Oakengates, Ketley and Hollyhurst

Please apply now or call us for more information. We look forward to hearing from you!