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Support Worker

Not For Profit People

Walthamstow, London
3 days ago
Walthamstow, London
£10 - £10 Per Hour
3 days ago
£10 - £10 Per Hour

Support Worker

We are looking for enthusiastic, creative and committed individuals to join the ASD Outreach team based in Walthamstow

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 - ASD outreach service

Location: Various London Boroughs but based in Walthamstow E17 3NU

Salary: £10 per hour

Contract: Flexible - Zero Hours

About the role:

The ASD Outreach team provide support to individuals with Autism who either live on their own or with their families across a number of boroughs in North and East London.

As a Support Worker some of your key duties will include:

  • Provide support to individuals in line with agreed support plans
  • Coordinating packages of care and support for individuals
  • Delivering a service that promotes and supports choice, empowers individuals, helps people take control of their own support and care
  • Putting the person supported at the heart of your work, promoting each individual's needs for independence, well-being and dignity
  • To contribute in the compilation of essential documents.

About you:

To be successful in the role of Support Worker you do not need to have previous experience working in social care, you will be provided with comprehensive training and will be supported every step of the way to develop your career.

You will however, need to bring with you the following transferable skills:

  • Good IT skills and the ability to record information clearly and professionally
  • Good verbal communication skills; be able to liaise professionally with a range of external stakeholders, care managers, health professionals, other services and providers of support, and family members of customers.
  • Flexible approach to working shift patterns, which will include evening and weekend hours, and bank holidays.

If you feel you can bring a fresh approach, some new ideas and a commitment to supporting vulnerable people to have genuine control over their lives, play an active role in the community and develop as individuals 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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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

National Health Service

exeter, HC
6 days ago
exeter, HC
£18.135k - £18.135k Per Year
6 days ago
£18.135k - £18.135k Per Year

Job Reference: J265-SW-SPRING1

Employer:
Elysium Healthcare
Location:
exeter
Salary:
£18135.00

If you care for others without a second thought and are looking for a rewarding career where you can make a difference and changes lives for the better, then a Healthcare Assistant at Spring House could be the right choice for you.


Whether you are looking for a new career or already work in healthcare through the NHS or private care, you’ll receive training to join the team where you will be valued and supported, with career development opportunities available.


It’s a career that you can take pride in while enjoying the satisfaction of helping people and seeing them improve. It’s what delivering great healthcare should feel like.

Spring House is due to open in April 2020, however please discuss with the recruiter your options to experience what delivering great healthcare at one of our other sites nearby.


What you will be doing
You will join a brand-new team at our step-down care come, where you will work together to provide care for people with acute mental health conditions. Whether you have been a Support Worker or a Care Worker, you will utilise your experience to support people to lead a valued and fulfilled life.
It can be quite a challenging environment at times, so a positive attitude, compassion, resilience and vigilance are important. But it is hugely rewarding to see people improve; being able to do something today that they couldn’t do last week because of you.


The Elysium Wellbeing team is on hand to keep you feeling great; be it a chat, massage or group activities. Who doesn’t like a free massage at work?


There are also career development opportunities in abundance. With a huge range of courses that will see you grow and succeed. If you have the aspiration, capability and dedication, we can give you the support and opportunities to help you achieve your career goals.

The shift patterns include working nights and weekends, 12 hours a day, 3-4 days a week.


Where you will be working


Location: Spring House, Matford Road, Exeter, EX2 4PD.Spring House is a new 6 bed home with individual apartments for people with a learning disability or autism, who are stepping down from a hospital service and is ready to transition into the community for more independent living. This new service will open in March 2021

What you will get

•Annual salary of £18,135
•The equivalent of 33 days annual leave – plus your birthday off!
•Free meals and parking
•Wellbeing support and activities
•Career development and training
•Pension contribution
•2 Week Paid Induction
•Life Assurance
•Enhanced Maternity Package
•Flexible working opportunities
There is also a range of other benefits including retail discounts and special offers, car leasing without a credit check, holiday financing and much more.


About your next employer

You will be working for an established, stable and agile company with a unique approach to the delivery of care. With a network of over 70 services across England and Wales, providing four services including: Mental Health, Neurological, Learning Disabilities & Autism, Children & Education, there is an opportunity for you to grow and move with Elysium.

Elysium Healthcare follows safer recruitment of staff for all appointments. It is a requirement that all staff understand it is each person’s individual responsibility and are committed to promoting and safeguarding the welfare of service users. Candidates will be subject to an Enhanced DBS disclosure


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Support Worker

HAIL

Wood Green, London
4 days ago
Wood Green, London
£17.852k - £21.344k Per Year
4 days ago
£17.852k - £21.344k Per Year

Are you a highly motivated team worker committed to support people with Learning Disabilities and/or Autism?

HAIL is looking for candidates to join the team as a Support Worker based in Haringey to work within our Supported living or Housing related support services. You will join us on a full time, permanent basis (37.5hrs Shift work, including weekends, bank holidays and nights on a rota basis, will be required) and in return you will receive a competitive salary depending on qualifications.

Salary Scale:

£17,852 - £19,708 (Unqualified)
£19,708 - £21,344 (QCF Level 3 or equivalent)

About HAIL:

On July 10th, 2019, HAIL formally came together with Vibrance to provide an enhanced range of services across London and the South East.

HAIL has a long and proud history of providing care and support to people with learning and physical disabilities, mental health issues and autism.

Together with Vibrance, we now support more than 4,000 people across the region. Through a wide range of services and by working closely with each individual, we give people the independence they need to allow them to have the lifestyle they choose.

About our Support Worker role:

Based in Haringey, London, Kitchener Road/Whittington Road is a supported living accommodation for up to 3 female service users with staff on duty 24 hours a day. Staff are involved in supporting the service users in all aspects of their daily life, providing them with physical and emotional support in all areas of day-to-day life, both inside and outside the home e.g. personal care, mealtimes, recreation and leisure, attending medical appointments etc.

Responsibilities as our Support Worker:

- Work as part of a staff team to support customers in all aspects of their everyday living, providing practical, physical and emotional support
- Work to promote the rights of people with a learning disability and/or autism, providing a high quality service incorporating the values and service principles of the organisation, working within HAIL’s policies and procedures
- Work to promote standards of support and care as defined within the Care Standards Act, Housing Related Support, Autism Accreditation and Valuing People

What we’re looking for in our Support Worker:

- Numerate and literate
- Basic IT skills
- Experience of supporting a person with a learning disability and/or autism in a residential or supported housing setting
- Experience of supporting people with learning disabilities and/or autism in the community
- Can work positively in a multi-cultural community
- An understanding and commitment to the rights of people with disabilities
- Able to carry out personal care
- Can communicate with everyone including people who may not use language
-  Able to work varying shift times which may include sleep-ins, bank holiday and anti-social hours
- Ability to listen and observe, and support emotional needs of a person with a learning disability and/or autism
- Ability to work within a team, act as a key-worker to customers and to work consistently, to agreed methods
- Domestic and household skills
- Ability to adapt to a few challenging environments

Closing Date:  18th March 2021

At HAIL/Vibrance we treat everyone equally and are proud of having a diverse staff team.  There’s only one thing we'll never compromise on, that is a commitment to our values.

If you would like to join HAIL as a Support Worker, please click apply.

HAIL/Vibrance is committed to quality, equality and diversity and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

This post however is restricted to women due to the nature of the role. The Occupational Requirement under Schedule 9 (part 1) of the Equality Act 2010 applies

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Support Worker - Learning Disabilities

Sweet Tree

Edgware, London
2 days ago
Edgware, London
£10.55 Per Hour
2 days ago
£10.55 Per Hour
Support Worker - Learning Disabilities
When registering to this job board you'll be redirected to the online application form. Please ensure that this is completed and submitted in order that your application can be reviewed.
Learning Disabilities Support Worker - drivers are preferable
 
SweetTree Home Care, a CQC rated Outstanding organisation could be the place for you!
 
Within our Learning Disabilities team, we are currently looking for support workers in and around Edgware and Mill Hill to assist our clients who have learning disabilities, autism, and/or complex and challenging behaviours. The shifts are for 12 hours both days & nights.
 
The role of a support worker is unique and varied because the people you support all have unique needs. Whilst this can be a very diverse role, the key focus is always on supporting a person to lead a fulfilling and more independent life.
 
On a day-to-day basis, support worker duties could include helping with meal preparation, household chores, administering medication, managing finances, accessing community facilities, going shopping, meeting friends, visiting the doctors, finding a job, or providing general emotional support. The list as a support worker is endless.
 
In return, we offer all our support workers:
  • A full and comprehensive pre-employment assessment training programme
  • Bespoke specific training relevant to our client group such as PROACT-SCIPr-UK®
  • Support from our enthusiastic and innovative management team
  • We support all staff to complete and achieve the nationally recognised Care Certificate
  • Opportunities to complete Health & Social Care Diploma’s levels 2, 3 and 5
  • Long service and recognition awards
  • Career Progression
If you have at least 3 months previous support worker experience please press the apply button and our Recruitment Team will be in touch.
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Support Worker

Not For Profit People

Walthamstow, London
3 days ago
Walthamstow, London
£10 - £10 Per Hour
3 days ago
£10 - £10 Per Hour

Support Worker

We are looking for enthusiastic, creative and committed individuals to join the ASD Outreach team based in Walthamstow

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 - ASD outreach service

Location: Various London Boroughs but based in Walthamstow E17 3NU

Salary: £10 per hour

Contract: Flexible - Zero Hours

About the role:

The ASD Outreach team provide support to individuals with Autism who either live on their own or with their families across a number of boroughs in North and East London.

As a Support Worker some of your key duties will include:

  • Provide support to individuals in line with agreed support plans
  • Coordinating packages of care and support for individuals
  • Delivering a service that promotes and supports choice, empowers individuals, helps people take control of their own support and care
  • Putting the person supported at the heart of your work, promoting each individual's needs for independence, well-being and dignity
  • To contribute in the compilation of essential documents.

About you:

To be successful in the role of Support Worker you do not need to have previous experience working in social care, you will be provided with comprehensive training and will be supported every step of the way to develop your career.

You will however, need to bring with you the following transferable skills:

  • Good IT skills and the ability to record information clearly and professionally
  • Good verbal communication skills; be able to liaise professionally with a range of external stakeholders, care managers, health professionals, other services and providers of support, and family members of customers.
  • Flexible approach to working shift patterns, which will include evening and weekend hours, and bank holidays.

If you feel you can bring a fresh approach, some new ideas and a commitment to supporting vulnerable people to have genuine control over their lives, play an active role in the community and develop as individuals 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 Bank Support Worker

Sussex HR

Twickenham, London
3 days ago
Twickenham, London
£13 - £15 Per Hour
3 days ago
£13 - £15 Per Hour

**FEMALE BANK SUPPORT WORKER REQUIRED - TWICKENHAM

£13.00 - £15.00 per hour

A fantastic opportunity to work as a Female Bank Support Worker with an engaging 9-year-old boy based in Twickenham.  This happy little boy needs his Support Workers to be engaging and interactive whilst supporting him within the family home.  It is an essential requirement of this role that you should be fluent in English and Indian Punjabi or Hindi.

Working as a Bank Support Worker, you will play a key role in providing support on a 1-to-1 basis within the family home with the requirement to participate in physiotherapy, sensory and hydrotherapy sessions with the Client.

Bank Support Worker Rates

•Monday to Friday - £13.00 per hour
•Weekends - £15.00 per hour
•Bank Holidays – 1.5 x the weekday hourly rate

The Client

Our client has cerebral palsy (level 5) which affects his mobility and gross motor skills, and he has significant cognitive impairment.  He is peg fed and unable to communicate verbally or move independently and therefore requires support in all areas of his life, including personal care.

The role requires the individual to undertake personal care, manual handling and to support with his therapy.  Our client enjoys water and hydrotherapy sessions, so you will be required to take him into the swimming pool, as having access to water relieves muscle stiffness and pain. The successful candidate will be supported and offered training from the MDT team, to participate in his rehabilitation programme and to adhere to the protocols in the care plans.

Hobbies & Interests

Our Client is encouraged to live as full and comfortable a life as possible, so social and recreational activities are vital, together with supporting with his communication and visual responses.

He likes to go out for walks and particularly enjoys music, sensory play and bubbles.  He is an enthusiastic participant in his therapy sessions.

Person Specification

·      Fluent in English and Indian Punjabi or Hindi
·      Experience of working with clients with complex care needs would be an advantage.
·      Experience of working as a Support Worker is essential.
·      NVQ Level 3 in Health & Social Care (or similar) desirable.
·      Comfortable in water to participate in hydrotherapy.
·      Good written English communication skills essential.
·      Full clean UK driving licence is desirable.

*Exemption is claimed under the Equality Act 2010 Part 1 Schedule 9.

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Childrens Support Worker

Tact (The Adolescent and Children's Trust)

London, London
1 day ago
London, London
1 day ago
Children's Support Worker
When registering to this job board you will be redirected to the online application form. Please ensure that this is completed in full in order that your application can be reviewed.

Children's Support Workers (Occasional Irregular Hours) - Required weekdays, evenings and weekends

Salary : £12.77 per hour plus 15% Holiday Pay

Locations - North and East London, Essex and Hertfordshire - Occasional Irregular Hours

TACT is the UK’s largest specialist charity provider of fostering services. Our core work involves providing high quality and well supported fostering or adoptive families for children and young people in the care of local authorities. Working in partnership with local authorities from our offices across England, Wales and Scotland, we are dedicated to providing creative, effective and outcome-focused services. We also campaign on behalf of children and young people in care, carers and adoptive families and are a leading voice in the sector.

Our vision is to provide better lives for our children and young people.

Find out more about our values here: https://www.tactcare.org.uk/about-us/

We are looking to recruit a number of experienced individuals for appointment as Children's Resource Workers with the TACT London & East Team, offering a range of services which impact positively on the welfare of children. Experience of working with children and young people and excellent communication skills are essential and a qualification in youth and community work, or the equivalent, would be desireable.

The overall purpose of the Children's Support Worker role is to work closely with looked after children, the birth children of foster carers and the foster carers, to achieve agreed objectives for excellent care as outlined in the 5 Every Child Matters Outcome Areas in England.  

Applications are welcomed from suitable candidates based in North and East London, Essex and Hertfordshire. Due to the nature of this post the successful Children's Support Workers will need to be willing to work with flexibility regarding hours and days of work and occasional overnight stays may be required for organised events when it is safe to do so. This is not a full time time role. The hours are occasional and irregular depending on the needs of the foster children and foster families. This includes evenings and weekends. TACT's Children's Support Workers provide services in close partnership with parents, carers, children, young people, local authorities and their social workers according to the agreed contract of work and tasks required providing post holders with varied and rewarding duties alongside the opportunity for flexible working as convenient.

An enhanced DBS clearance is required for this role which TACT will undertake on your behalf. 

Please see the Job Description and Information Pack for more details.

Closing: Midnight Tuesday 16th March 2021
Interviews: Thursday 25th March 2021 (via Microsoft teams)

Safeguarding is everyone’s business and TACT believe that only the people with the right skills and values should work in social work.  As part of TACT’s commitment to safeguarding, we properly examine the skills, experience, qualifications and values of potential staff in relation to our work with vulnerable young children.  We use rigorous and consistent recruitment approaches to help safeguard TACT’s young people.  All our staff are expected to work in line with TACT’s safeguarding policies.

TACT does not accept unsolicited CVs from external recruitment agencies nor accept the fees associated with them.

TACT reserve the right to close the vacancy once we have received sufficient applications, so we advise you to submit your application as early as possible to prevent disappointment.

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Support Worker - Learning Disabilities

Sweet Tree

Edgware, London
2 days ago
Edgware, London
£10.55 Per Hour
2 days ago
£10.55 Per Hour
Support Worker - Learning Disabilities
When registering to this job board you'll be redirected to the online application form. Please ensure that this is completed and submitted in order that your application can be reviewed.
Learning Disabilities Support Worker - drivers are preferable
 
SweetTree Home Care, a CQC rated Outstanding organisation could be the place for you!
 
Within our Learning Disabilities team, we are currently looking for support workers in and around Edgware and Mill Hill to assist our clients who have learning disabilities, autism, and/or complex and challenging behaviours. The shifts are for 12 hours both days & nights.
 
The role of a support worker is unique and varied because the people you support all have unique needs. Whilst this can be a very diverse role, the key focus is always on supporting a person to lead a fulfilling and more independent life.
 
On a day-to-day basis, support worker duties could include helping with meal preparation, household chores, administering medication, managing finances, accessing community facilities, going shopping, meeting friends, visiting the doctors, finding a job, or providing general emotional support. The list as a support worker is endless.
 
In return, we offer all our support workers:
  • A full and comprehensive pre-employment assessment training programme
  • Bespoke specific training relevant to our client group such as PROACT-SCIPr-UK®
  • Support from our enthusiastic and innovative management team
  • We support all staff to complete and achieve the nationally recognised Care Certificate
  • Opportunities to complete Health & Social Care Diploma’s levels 2, 3 and 5
  • Long service and recognition awards
  • Career Progression
If you have at least 3 months previous support worker experience please press the apply button and our Recruitment Team will be in touch.
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Community Support Worker

Crossroads Care Hertfordshire North

Stevenage, HC
8 days ago
Stevenage, HC
8 days ago

Crossroads Care Hertfordshire North has an exciting opportunity for a Community Support Worker to join our team based in the Stevenage 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.

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:

Ricky’s Story:

Ricky had built a career in construction for 20 years before deciding it was time for a change. “My mum has always worked in care so it was always something I felt I wanted to give a go, ” he says. “ I wish I had done it sooner . I love it , it’s better than I expected. "

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

£10 - £10 Per Hour

Job Type

Contractor, Full Time

Posted

3 days ago

Description

Support Worker

We are looking for enthusiastic, creative and committed individuals to join the ASD Outreach team based in Walthamstow

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 - ASD outreach service

Location: Various London Boroughs but based in Walthamstow E17 3NU

Salary: £10 per hour

Contract: Flexible - Zero Hours

About the role:

The ASD Outreach team provide support to individuals with Autism who either live on their own or with their families across a number of boroughs in North and East London.

As a Support Worker some of your key duties will include:

  • Provide support to individuals in line with agreed support plans
  • Coordinating packages of care and support for individuals
  • Delivering a service that promotes and supports choice, empowers individuals, helps people take control of their own support and care
  • Putting the person supported at the heart of your work, promoting each individual's needs for independence, well-being and dignity
  • To contribute in the compilation of essential documents.

About you:

To be successful in the role of Support Worker you do not need to have previous experience working in social care, you will be provided with comprehensive training and will be supported every step of the way to develop your career.

You will however, need to bring with you the following transferable skills:

  • Good IT skills and the ability to record information clearly and professionally
  • Good verbal communication skills; be able to liaise professionally with a range of external stakeholders, care managers, health professionals, other services and providers of support, and family members of customers.
  • Flexible approach to working shift patterns, which will include evening and weekend hours, and bank holidays.

If you feel you can bring a fresh approach, some new ideas and a commitment to supporting vulnerable people to have genuine control over their lives, play an active role in the community and develop as individuals 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.