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124 jobs found for support worker jobs Near brentwood, home counties

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Experienced *Male Rehabilitation Support Worker

Community Case Management Services

Chigwell, HC
4 days ago
Chigwell, HC
£13.5 - £15 Per Month
4 days ago
£13.5 - £15 Per Month

Experienced *male Rehabilitation Support Worker required for a gentleman who has a brain injury living in the Essex area.

To work in a rehabilitation and support role for a client who has sustained a brain injury.

You will enable the client to lead as fulfilling a life as possible, maximising his physical and psychological well-being and safety at all times giving help and assistance with all activities of daily living.

This will include driving and accompanying the client to therapy appointments, the Mosque, the gym and other locations as he requires.

Our client seeks someone who is well organised and flexible and has previous care / support experience in a similar role with clients who have sustained a brain injury or other neurological condition.

Working hours: 25 hours, 20 hours on weekdays and 5 hours at the weekend subject to the client’s needs.

Rates of pay: £13.50 per hour Monday to Friday, £15.00 per hour Saturday and Sunday

An NVQ Level 2 in Health and Social Care or equivalent is desirable. Otherwise the applicant must be willing to undertake Care Certificate training.

All posts are subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure with Adult Workforce Barring. Full training will be provided. A full driving licence is essential.

NB: Community Case Management Services Limited are not the Employer

Please refer to our website: www.ccmservices.co.uk and click on the tab which says ‘Jobs Notice Board’ to view the job description and to complete an application form.

Job Reference MM/KL

"Gender is considered to be a genuine occupational requirement in accordance with paragraph 1 of Schedule 9 of the Equality Act 2010" for a male worker to work with our client.

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Support Worker

Sussex HR

Chelmsford, HC
1 day ago
Chelmsford, HC
£13 - £14 Per Hour
1 day ago
£13 - £14 Per Hour

SUPPORT WORKER – CHELMSFORD, ESSEX

£13.00 - £14.00 per hour

A fantastic opportunity is available for Support Workers to work with a determined and witty 52 year old gentleman with a love of engines and motorbikes in particular. He is interesting and communicative and needs his Support Workers to be bubbly and engaging whilst supporting him within the family home.

Working as a Support Worker with our client, you will play a key role in providing support on a 2-to-1 basis in a happy and welcoming family home, with the requirement to accompany and participate on outings and holidays with the client. 

Support Worker Rates

•Monday to Friday          :      £13.00
•Saturday and Sunday   :      £14.00
•Bank Holidays               :      1.5 times the usual hourly rate

Contracted Hours

 

Weekdays:

•Monday        :    07:45am – 16:15pm (8.5 hours)
•Monday        :    16:00pm – 22.15pm (6.25 hours)

•Tuesday       :    07:45am – 16:15pm (8.5 hours)
•Tuesday       :    16:00pm – 22.15pm (6.25 hours)

•Wednesday  :    07:45am – 16:15pm (8.5 hours)
•Wednesday  :    16:00pm – 22.15pm (6.25 hours)

•Thursday      :    07:45am – 16:15pm (8.5 hours)
•Thursday      :    16:00pm – 22.15pm (6.25 hours)

•Friday           :    07:45am – 16:15pm (8.5 hours)
•Friday           :    16:00pm – 22.15pm (6.25 hours)

Weekends:

•Saturday       :    07:45am – 16:15pm (8.5 hours)
•Saturday       :    16:00pm – 22.15pm (6.25 hours)

All applicants are requested to specify in their application which of the above contracted hours they are applying for.

The Role

As a Support Worker you will be supporting the client on a 2-to-1 basis.  You will be required to work cohesively with the family, the Team Leader and the Case Manager to ensure that our client is able to live as independently as possible and that his rehabilitation, health and wellbeing is managed and that he has the opportunity to have full access to the activities that he enjoys.

The role requires the Support Workers to undertake personal care, manual handling and administer medication. Participating in the client’s rehabilitation programme following training from the MDT team may be required, but the Support Workers will need to adhere to the protocols in the care plan.

In addition to client care, you may be required to assist with client related domestic chores, for example helping to clear up after kitchen tasks and tidy the client’s room.

 

The Client

 

Following an accident several years ago, our client has limited movement and strength to his right arm and leg and is unable to use his left arm or leg, however he has some independent mobility with the use of his powered wheelchair. He has a brain injury but is able to communicate his wants and needs well and likes to be around happy and positive people.

Hobbies & Interests

Prior to his accident, our client worked as a mechanic enjoyed regular holidays with his family.  These interests remain and our client now has an adapted vehicle to enable him to access the wider community and to go on UK based holidays with his wife. He also has an adapted trike which he is looking forward to riding.   Our client enjoys the company of happy, outgoing people.  He has a great sense of humour and an admirable self-determination to continue to live a varied and full life.

We are looking for experienced support workers to join a team of carers to work with our client’s therapy team to help implement the therapeutic programmes and provide the high level of care required. 

Person Specification

 

·      Experience of working with acquired brain and spinal injury would be an advantage.
·      Experience of working as a Support Worker is essential.
·      The ability to be able to accompany the client on holiday is an advantage.

The role is subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS check.

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Experienced Support Workers

Community Case Management Services

West Wickham, London
5 days ago
West Wickham, London
£12 - £14 Per Hour
5 days ago
£12 - £14 Per Hour

Experienced Support Workers urgently required for our client who is a gentleman with a complex brain injury within the Bromley/Croydon area.

Our client requires 2-1 care with all aspects of his daily living and to access the community. We are looking to recruit someone ready for a new challenge with good listening skills, a sympathetic nature, someone who would be an excellent communicator and who is not afraid of hard work.

If you have experience in care, we’d love to hear from you. Equally if you have a caring nature and want to change to a career in care, we provide full training along with a supportive and friendly team. Our client seeks someone who is well organised with a positive attitude, flexible and is able to respond to emergencies.

If you have experience in a similar role and are looking for an opportunity to really make a difference to someone’s life, then get in touch today.

You will have a full two-week intense induction to the role supported by our client’s wife and experienced support team. You will need to be fully flexible and be able to work a variety of shifts which include days and nights.

Essential requirements:

  • Peg/Enteral feeding
  • Nebulisers/Suctioning
  • Observation checks
  • Hoisting
  • Passive Physio
  • Willing to undertake weekly Covid tests – due to the current pandemic, this must be your only role.

Working Hours: 24-32 hours per week plus as and when required essential to the needs of our client. Shifts to cover days and waking nights.

Rates of pay: £12.00 per hour Monday to Friday, £14.00 per hour Saturday and Sunday.  There may be an  increase in pay subject to satisfactory performance and completion of all training.

An NVQ Level 2 in Health and Social Care or equivalent is desirable and brain injury experience. Otherwise the applicant must be willing to undertake Care Certificate training.

All posts are subject to Enhanced DBS Disclosure with Adult Workforce Barring. Full training will be provided. A full driving licence is essential.

NB: Community Case Management Services Limited are not the Employer

Please refer to our website: www.ccmservices.co.uk and click on the tab which says ‘Jobs Notice Board’ to view the job description and to complete an application form.

Job Reference BS/DJ

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Support Worker

National Health Service

Billericay, HC
2 days ago
Billericay, HC
£18.491k - £27.736k Per Year
2 days ago
£18.491k - £27.736k Per Year

Job Reference: J183-BILLERICAY-11895

Employer:
Central Advertising - Other
Location:
Billericay
Salary:
£11.00 - £16.50

This advertisement has been placed by the organisation named in the 'Department' section above.

Should you require further information regarding this vacancy please contact the organisation direct.


Are you passionate about enhancing a child or young person’s everyday life?

Would you like to progress your career by working with children who require complex clinical care?

We are looking to recruit Healthcare Assistants who have a genuine interest in working with children and young people, to support our young service users who have complex care needs.

We offer comprehensive training allowing you to enhance your experience of working in care and or with children by working in a more clinical role.

Training can include but is not limited to;

  • Tracheostomy Care
  • Ventilation management
  • Personal Care
  • Moving & Handling
  • Gastrostomy Care (PEG feed)

You will also be fulfilling their sensory, play and social needs when required, this could be accompanying to nursery and or school, general play at home, walks to the park and accessing the community.

This is a great opportunity where you will be using your valuable skills from your gained experience and progressing into a Children’s Complex Care Assistant.

This is such a fulfilling role that will give you job satisfaction every day by making a difference to each of our service users lives.

We provide care every day of the week 365 days a year, we can offer a rota of shifts based around your availability and the shifts available:

  • Part Time Days
  • After school and weekend support

If you wish to apply or find out more about the opportunities, we have available please do apply or call our recruitment team on 01902 847111.


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Support Workers - West London

Orange Recruitment

London, London
2 days ago
London, London
£15.3 - £16.32 Per Hour
2 days ago
£15.3 - £16.32 Per Hour

Support Workers - West London


Location:
 At our client’s home in West London and on holiday in various locations on occasion.
Pay-rate: The pay rates for the support worker role are £15.30 per hour on weekdays and £16.32 on weekends.


Reporting to

Team Leader and Case Manager


Background Information

Our client is a 29-year-old male who has severe quadriplegic cerebral palsy, no verbal communication, visual impairment and he is gastrostomy fed. He is a permanent wheelchair user but when at home he likes to use his walker with assistance from his support staff. Our client has a 24-hour care plan and this will require support workers to participate in both day and waking night shifts.


He likes to go out and enjoys lots of local community activities – such as going to the pub, theatre, cinema, restaurants etc. Support workers should offer him choices in what activities he can partake in and should be resourceful in what these can be. Support workers will need to facilitate transporting the client to and from activities utilizing the client’s wheelchair accessible vehicle and accompanying and assisting him at these activities.

Support workers should promote a healthy relationship between the client and his family and should follow guidelines issued by psychology services where appropriate.


Our client has a supportive family made up of his mother and his younger brother who live in the same home. The post will require the holder to liaise closely with the team leader and case manager regarding all aspects of our client’s care responding in a timely and appropriate manner when any changes in his physical or cognitive condition are apparent. His family religion is Catholic and he enjoys going to mass with his mother, brother and support staff.


Purpose of Role

The purpose of this post is to assist our client with all aspects of daily living including his therapy programmes, community access and meaningful daily activity to maximise his quality of life. This will require you to transport and accompany our client to locations outside of the home as necessary. You will be facilitating him living in his own home, this will include social activities and interacting together as required by the client and family.


You will need to develop good working relationships with our client, our client’s family, other support workers in the team, the team leader and case manager. All Support Workers will work under the day-to-day direction of the team leader.


The post may involve, on occasion, travel with our client to holiday destinations, where your usual role will be undertaken.

It is of prime importance to give our client’s family the security of knowing he is in safe reliable hands at all times.


Main Duties

  • To work in partnership with colleagues, to assist our client with personal care tasks including toileting, showering or bathing, oral hygiene, assistance with dressing, application of splints.
  • Utilising our clients bespoke equipment assist him with all activities of daily living.
  • To care for our client’s gastrostomy tube and site used for feeding and fluids throughout the day as required.
  • Administer medications as prescribed keeping accurate records of those given.
  • Under the guidance of the team leader assist our client to maintain a timetable of weekly activity and facilitate planned activities.
  • Monitor skin integrity and pressure areas closely taking appropriate action if concerned.
  • With training, utilise all assistive equipment including his wheelchair and static seating, hoists and walking jackets as per guidelines and report any faults to the team leader or family as soon as possible.
  • The support workers will need to carry out therapy programmes devised by our client’s treating therapists. Training will be provided by the treating therapists and the team leader for any client specific therapy interventions that may need to be provided.
  • Contribute to the planning of meaningful activity in liaison with the team leader and to accompany our client to events / activities as requested by him.
  • To respond in emergencies and arrange appropriate interventions for client. Training and protocols will be in place.
  • Ensure our client feels safe and comfortable at all times. This will include following communication guidelines prepared by our client’s speech and language therapist.
  • To be aware of the physical and cognitive problems our client has as a result of his injuries and how to care for him appropriately.
  • At times when the client is resting and not requiring the support worker’s direct assistance, the support worker will be expected to undertake general household tasks to include cleaning equipment, cleaning room, etc.
  • Ensure our client is able to maintain his maximum level of independence and provide prompting and assistance as appropriate.
  • To be aware of any significant changes in our client’s health functioning or behaviour and to report this immediately to the team leader, case manager or family.
  • To attend appointments as requested by the family/ team leader or case manager.
  • Ensure you maintain records as required. This will include making notes on all activities carried out with the client throughout the day providing a detailed hand over to the staff on the next shift i.e. what our client has done, what you have assisted our client with doing, his fluid intake and continence and dietary intake.
  • Notify the team leader if management records require updating.
  • Allow freedom of choice and respect our client’s wishes at all times.
  • Sensitive to the fact that you are in another person’s home. House rules will be provided and should be followed.
  • The support workers will be required to attend staff supervision meetings with the client’s team leader and case manager.
  • Attend relevant training days and sessions as required.
  • Attend meetings and case conferences when required.
  • To respect confidentiality and respect our client and his family’s privacy at all times.


Person Specification

  • Experience in caring for adults with cerebral palsy
  • Experience of working with clients with complex care needs including gastrostomy and pressure area care
  • Confident about working in client’s own home
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Able to demonstrate an understanding of confidentiality and privacy.
  • Demonstrate the ability to build good relationships with our client and his family.
  • Advocate for our client’s wellbeing when it is appropriate to do so.
  • Able to assist and promote an engaging environment during times at home.
  • Able to carry out moving and handling tasks safely.
  • Able to demonstrate a responsible, cheerful, caring and positive attitude.
  • Ability to work under own initiative.
  • Need to be able to be reliable, trustworthy and flexible.
  • Non-smoker


Desirable

  • Previous experience of using specialist equipment with people with disabilities.
  • Driver with full driving license.
  • Previous experience with medication administration.
  • Previous experience applying therapy programmes.


Hours

Bank Support Worker will cover for other support workers during periods of absence as and when required.


Confidentiality

The ability to respect the privacy of our client and his family is fundamental to this position. As a majority of this employment is to occur in the client’s home, it is inevitable that on occasion you will become privy to certain matters relating to the personal life and business of our client and his family; these should always be treated with the utmost confidence

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Support Worker

Not For Profit People

Hackney, London
4 days ago
Hackney, London
£21.242k - £21.242k Per Year
4 days ago
£21.242k - £21.242k Per Year

Support Worker

We have an exciting opportunity for enthusiastic, creative and committed individuals to join a new service based in the London Borough of Hackney.

Our client has been providing high-quality support and care services to vulnerable people for more than 40 years in London and has grown from strength-to-strength.

Role: Support Worker

Location: Hackney

Salary: £21,242 per annum pro rata (£10.75 per hour)

Contract: A range of support worker roles are available, fixed 38 Hours per week, Part Time, Flexible zero hour contracts and waking night staff

Closing date: 9am on 12th March 2021

Interviews: W/C 15th March 2021

About the role:

As Support Worker you will be providing bespoke support care packages to FIVE individuals in their own flats. Each person may have a diagnosis of learning disabilities, complex needs, Autism and may display behaviors of concern.

The role involves day to day support including community opportunities, support with daily living tasks, and activities. Every day is different as a support worker; you might be swimming, socializing, or supporting someone to find a college, learn to hoover, or work their laptop... but whatever you do, the people you support are always at the heart of your working day

About you:

Strong applicants for this role will have experience or an interest in supporting people as they move into their own flats, and will be experienced in supporting people who may display behaviors of concern.

You will to bring with you the following skills and experience:

  • Experience of providing support to people with learning disabilities autism, and/or complex needs as well as behaviours of concern
  • Experience of team work
  • Patient, understanding and caring nature
  • Energetic and like physical outdoor activities
  • The Ability to communicate with different people using a variety of approaches
  • Willing to learn more about Autism and supporting people who may display behaviors of concern
  • Willing to attend a range of trainings including Positive Behavior Support and Non-Abusive Physical and Psychological Intervention.

Although not essential, we are particularly interested in applications from female Bengali speaking staff and it would be desirable for applicants to hold a full valid driving licence and be willing to drive a mobility vehicle.

If you feel you can bring experience and a commitment to supporting people to meet their full potential, then we want to hear from you.

Benefits:

As well as knowing what you do makes a difference to people's lives every day, you will also receive a great benefits package:

  • Flexible working hours that will give you the work life balance that is right for you
  • Up to 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays (pro rata for part time)
  • Computing Scheme
  • Credit Union Scheme
  • Cycle-to-Work Scheme
  • Death in Service Benefit
  • Health Assured - Employee Assistance Programme
  • Blue Light Card
  • Eye care Vouchers
  • Flu Jab Reimbursement
  • Long Service Awards
  • Pension Scheme
  • Purchase Additional Annual Leave
  • Refer-a-Friend Scheme
  • Retirements
  • Loans (including season tickets and parking permit loans)

Our client is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of adults at risk and expects all staff to share this commitment. If the post you apply for involves working with or having access to adults at risk and/or their records, we will require an Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Services for successful candidates. This will be fully subsidised.

Whilst experience is not essential as full training will be provided we very much welcome previous experience working as: Support Worker, Home Carer, Care Worker, Health Care Assistant, Support Worker, Nurses, Social Care Worker, Care Assistant, Mental Health Care Worker, Voluntary Worker.

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Female Support Worker

Not For Profit People

Witham, HC
1 day ago
Witham, HC
£9.01 - £9.01 Per Hour
1 day ago
£9.01 - £9.01 Per Hour

Female Support Worker

Have you ever thought about supporting people with a learning disability to be empowered and in control of their own lives?

Our client is a charity that support people with learning disabilities in the community. They want to demonstrate that people with a learning disability can be leaders in society but they can't do this without you! They need Support Workers in the Witham area to make their vision a reality.

Position: Support Worker Female Only: qualifies under Paragraph 1, Schedule 9 of the Equality Act.
Location: Witham, Essex
Job type: Full Time, Part Time and Relief hours available (guaranteed hours), up to 39 hours per week - This role is shift work
Salary: £9.01 per hour overtime and sleep-ins available

Full induction process, outstanding training opportunities, development and career progression, opportunities to gain recognised qualifications, free DBS screening.

About the role:

The role of a Support Worker is to ensure the people you work with are safe, happy and lead fulfilling lives.

Supporting someone with Learning Disabilities isn't just personal care; it's so much more. A Support Worker could be taking the people supported swimming, assisting with the weekly shop, or even helping to administer the right medication.

The role of role Support Worker is incredibly varied, you will be supporting people with all aspects of daily living and no two days are the same.

About You:

As a Support Worker in this service you don't need to have worked in supported living before. If you are caring, kind and want to work in a job that is genuinely rewarding, this is for you.

You'll need to have great communication skills and be comfortable making decisions. A basic level of English and Maths is also required.

You will need to be flexible and able to work various shift patterns including early and late shifts and sleep-ins for which additional payments will be made.

In Return:

Our client offers a generous benefits package including:

  • 20 days holiday + 8 days bank holiday
  • Employee support line to support you and your family
  • Continuous on the job training is provided
  • Contributory Pension Plan
  • Occupational Maternity Pay
  • NVQ Funding
  • DBS paid for by Thera
  • Career progression
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Health Cash Plan
  • Access to Thousands of Retail Discounts

All posts are subject to an enhanced DBS check which will be paid for.

Whilst experience is not essential, we very much welcome previous experience working as; Home Carer, Care Worker, Health Care Assistant, Support Worker, Nurses, Social Care Worker, Care Assistant, Mental Health Care Worker, Voluntary Worker.

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Support Worker

Home Group

Kent, Southern
11 days ago
Kent, Southern
11 days ago

Support Worker
Gravesend, Kent
Permanent, full & part time hours available (37.5 hpw if FT)
c£23,000 per annum pro rata based on skills and experience plus sleep in enhancements

Delivering support with a difference. That’s when it hits home

We have a rewarding opportunity for you to join our Transforming Care team, helping our brilliant customers to live a fulfilling life in their own home within the local community. 

You will be supporting our wonderful customer who is a gentleman in his 50’s, looking for a bubbly and supportive team to assist him with his daily living activities. He has a wide range of interests from fitness, sports, walking and sight-seeing, to gardening and building things out of wood and recycled materials. He has a great love for cooking, particularly Nigerian and other traditional African dishes. So any recipes you might have will go down a real treat with him, especially if you can help him learn about the culture behind the dishes too. You’ll be supporting him participate in his favourite things, budget his money so “I can get a good deal” and purchase some new furniture. Our customer has complex needs and a forensic background, you’ll need to be able to provide consistent support when he is finding things a bit difficult as well as creative ways to help him participate in daily living activities aimed at increasing his independence.

You’ll be part of team of Care Workers providing support to our customer that is person-centred, recognises someone’s past life and experiences and builds on their strengths.  With your Team Leaders and Deputy Manager, you’ll be assisting him to enjoy the best quality of life and live as independently as possible.

About our team

You’ll be working alongside our Regional Transforming Care Manager, and Lucy our Deputy Manager, as well as our brand-new team of PBS Support Workers and clinical colleagues who are super passionate about supporting our customer to reach his goals and celebrate his achievements. 

Where you’ll work
You’ll work primarily with our one male customer in his own home in Gravesend, as well as supporting him in the community. But there may be opportunities to work with our other customers in Kent!  You can use public transport to support our customer and we’ll pay your expenses to cover this!

Working hours
Our customer needs 24/7 help to meet his needs, so you’ll take your turn with your team working on a rota.  Shifts available include days, evenings, weekends, bank holidays or waking nights. You may also be required to do sleep ins in which an enhancement will be paid.  As we’re asking you to be flexible for our customer, we’ll also give you the time back that you need to spend time doing the things that matter to you! 

About you
You’re passionate and motivated and will impress us with your ability to work on your own initiative, positively influencing our customer to work towards his goals and aspirations.  You will have some experience in safeguarding, risk assessments, confidentiality, support plans, alongside working collaboratively. You’ll also be willing to provide personal care when required, so some experience in physical assistance to help wash, (shower or bath) dress, oral care is also highly desirable. 

You’ll have relevant experience and it would also be amazing if you have worked in this type of environment before, however it’s your “can do” positive attitude and enthusiasm that are important to us.  You’ll ideally hold Level 2 or 3 in Health and Social Care or equivalent or be willing to study for this which we’ll support you with. 

When you join, you’ll need to have a valid Enhanced Check under the Disclosure and Barring Service. The great news is that we will pay for that to be done if you don’t have a transferrable one.

How we’ll support you
We’ll develop your talent and help you learn quickly how things work here and you’ll have a fantastic induction with ongoing learning and development! You’ll be trained to support our customer’s mental and physical wellbeing and to take positive risks to enable his successful journey to having his own home and being part of his community. If required (and only as a last resort), you may need to use physical intervention and we will provide you with training and support to do this safely.

Want to know more?
If you’re not reading this advert on our career’s pages, press the APPLY NOW button to access lots of useful stuff! You can download the Positive Behaviour Support Worker job description  and find out more about Home Group. We’ve also got some short films that show you what it’s like to work here, and we know you’ll want to find out more about our award winning benefits and rewards package!

To apply
Don’t delay applying for this brilliant job, as we may close it early if we get lots of applications! Just upload your CV and if you have one, your covering letter (this will help us learn more about you!). If you need them, we’ve also got some great templates to help you.

During Covid
We’re continuing to deliver services for our customers during the COVID-19 pandemic, and our brilliant colleagues are at the very heart of making that happen. We’re doing things a little differently at the moment, so to keep everyone safe, we’ll engage with you digitally where possible. Check out our awesome video to find out more on how our colleagues have felt supported here during the outbreak.

You’re unique!
Home Group play a big part in tackling prejudice and discrimination, not just for our customers, but colleagues too! You can be yourself here, because we value everything that makes you unique. So, whatever your age, race, sexuality, disability, religion, or gender identity, we recognise and celebrate our differences and make Home Group a great place to work!

#social #care #socialcare #kentjobs #kent

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Support Workers - Balham

Brandon Trust

London, London
17 days ago
London, London
17 days ago

Join learning disability charity Brandon Trust as a support worker and discover a genuinely rewarding role with plenty of training, support, a competitive salary, benefits and opportunities to develop your career. You’ll support people with learning disabilities and autism at home and in the community to live life more freely. You don’t necessarily need experience as we provide full training.


You’ll join our friendly teams, enabling people with learning disabilities to increase their independence; there’s lots of variety. You’ll support individuals in all aspects of daily living; from cooking to managing finances. Supporting people with their personal care and medication needs is also key. As a support worker you’ll also support people to do things in their community; from shopping and going on day trips to sport and visiting day centres. Find out more about these aspects of the role through videos on our main website.

 

If you’re new to social care, we will support you gain the nationally recognised Care Certificate. If you have experience as a care assistant or care worker in a care home, you’ll discover we provide plenty of on-going training, support to achieve relevant qualifications and career progression. View our 'day in the life of a support worker' video:


You’ll need good communication skills and a positive, patient approach. Respectful of people’s differences, you can build professional relationships and have a flexible approach. You can work 24/7 shifts including weekends and evenings / nights. A full driving licence is essential for some roles.

 

We provide a range of benefits.

All support workers work flexible shifts to provide a 24/7 service to the people we support.

Full-time support workers work 37.5 hours plus one sleep-in a week (pay for these sleep-ins is included in the annual salary figures shown above). We also have some services where sleep-ins are not required and you may work some waking nights. The salary for these roles is £18,674 - £19,499 pa.

All support workers have the option of working additional hours or sleep-ins in a range of services and are paid £50-£70 extra per sleep-in.

 

View the detailed Job Profile. 

 

Successful applicants for this role will require an enhanced DBS check.

 

We’ll respond to your application within 5 working days.

 

Brandon reserves the right to close this job when sufficient applications have been received.

 

We are an Equal Opportunities employer and welcome applicants from all sections of the community.

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Community Support Worker

Crossroads Care Hertfordshire North

Hoddesdon, HC
11 days ago
Hoddesdon, HC
11 days ago

Crossroads Care Hertfordshire North has an exciting opportunity for a Community Support Worker to join our team based in the Broxbourne area. We have both part time and full-time positions available, with a minimum of 16 hours per week to cover 7am – 10pm 7 days per week.

Hourly rate:

Monday to Friday 7am - 10am: £10.20 per hour
Monday to Friday 6pm - 10pm: £11.22 per hour
Alternate Weekends 7am - 3pm or 3pm - 10pm: £12.50 per hour

In addition to the above hours, we are looking for people to provide Carers Respite Breaks, typically 3 hour visits between Monday to Friday 10am - 5pm, earning £27.00 per 3 hour (pro rata for shorter calls).

Travel Time: £8.72 per hour or part of
Mileage (business & social): 40p per mile

The responsibilities as our Community Support Worker:

- Provide unpaid family carers with a respite break from their caring role.
- Escort clients to attend social clubs and trips out that promote their wellbeing and keeps them connected with their local community.
- Provide emotional support to the family as part of a caring team.
- Assist with getting up and ready for the day to include all aspects of personal care.
- Support the management of medication through prompting, administering or collection from pharmacy.
- Prepare and cook meals.
- Ensure care plans are implemented and updated in line with client needs.
- Liaise regularly with the Crossroads Care Management team to ensure central systems are updated.
- Ensure any safeguarding concerns are reported in line with organisational guidelines.
- Respond appropriately to complaints and concerns from families ensuring the care management team are advised in line with organisational guidelines.

What we’re looking for in our Community Support Worker:
- Professional or personal experience of providing care for families, vulnerable adults and / or children.
- A willingness to undertake or currently hold QCF/NVQ Health and Social Care Diploma Level 2.
- Ability to communicate using the English language both verbally and in writing.
- Able to develop good working relationships with clients while maintaining appropriate professional boundaries.
- Able to work independently and take initiative while working within Crossroads Care policies.
- Able to demonstrate care and respect for vulnerable adults and children.
- Be committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable adults and children.
- Able to demonstrate good verbal and written communication skills.
- Ability to deal with sensitive personal care issues.
- An understanding and ability to apply in own work practice the principles of equality of opportunity and confidentiality.
- An understanding of the needs of carers.
- A current driving licence, own car and business insurance. Although walking rounds would be considered in Cheshunt area only.

The benefits:

- Competitive pay
- Travel time paid between clients
- Mileage paid at 40p per mile
- 28 days annual leave, increasing after 2 years’ service
- Manageable rotas, in your local area with longer call times and consistent clients
- Nationally recognised qualifications
- Paid induction with outstanding training and achievement of Care Certificate
- Career development through personal reviews
- Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) checks paid for by Crossroads Care
- Employee Assistance Programme
- Pension scheme
- Referral bonus if you refer family or friends to work with us

Who are we?

At Crossroads Care Hertfordshire North, our mission is to support vulnerable people, their family, their caring friends’ networks and their local communities. We care for people, not profit. So, we believe that the best way to care for our clients is to provide the best possible work environment for our staff.

We are also on the Sunday Time List for Top 100 Best Not-For-Profit Organisations to work for and 13th position for staff wellbeing.

Stories from our amazing staff:

Yusuf’s Story:

"My job is to do the care planning, reviews and risk assessments but I also have three clients that were my original clients when I first started as a Support Worker 5 years ago. I just don’t want to let them go! Seeing the difference you make just by spending time with someone is the reason you do this job."

If you feel you have the right skills, experience, passion and drive to fulfil this role, why not click ‘apply’ today to become one of our Community Support Workers!

Salary

£13.5 - £15 Per Month

Job Type

Full Time, Part Time

Posted

4 days ago

Description

Experienced *male Rehabilitation Support Worker required for a gentleman who has a brain injury living in the Essex area.

To work in a rehabilitation and support role for a client who has sustained a brain injury.

You will enable the client to lead as fulfilling a life as possible, maximising his physical and psychological well-being and safety at all times giving help and assistance with all activities of daily living.

This will include driving and accompanying the client to therapy appointments, the Mosque, the gym and other locations as he requires.

Our client seeks someone who is well organised and flexible and has previous care / support experience in a similar role with clients who have sustained a brain injury or other neurological condition.

Working hours: 25 hours, 20 hours on weekdays and 5 hours at the weekend subject to the client’s needs.

Rates of pay: £13.50 per hour Monday to Friday, £15.00 per hour Saturday and Sunday

An NVQ Level 2 in Health and Social Care or equivalent is desirable. Otherwise the applicant must be willing to undertake Care Certificate training.

All posts are subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure with Adult Workforce Barring. Full training will be provided. A full driving licence is essential.

NB: Community Case Management Services Limited are not the Employer

Please refer to our website: www.ccmservices.co.uk and click on the tab which says ‘Jobs Notice Board’ to view the job description and to complete an application form.

Job Reference MM/KL

"Gender is considered to be a genuine occupational requirement in accordance with paragraph 1 of Schedule 9 of the Equality Act 2010" for a male worker to work with our client.