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Family Support Worker

Black Country Womens Aid

West Bromwich, MID
6 days ago
West Bromwich, MID
£19.968k - £20.849k Per Year
6 days ago
£19.968k - £20.849k Per Year

Black Country Women's Aid (BCWA) is a progressive charity that specializes in supporting victims of abuse. Our services include support for both adult and child victims of domestic abuse, stalking, sexual violence, exploitation and modern slavery, as well as women in the criminal justice system.
We offer sensitive and holistic support services which help victims escape from violence, cope with trauma and rebuild their lives. We place victims' voices at the heart of our work and develop our services in response to need, working with an extensive range of partner organizations to help victims get the right support. BCWA services span across the Black Country including Sandwell, Dudley, Wolverhampton and Walsall, with some services covering Birmingham and the wider West Midlands.
We are looking for an exceptional candidate to join our growing and successful organisation within the Domestic Abuse Team.
Job title: Family Support Worker
Positions Available: 1
Salary Range: £19,968-£20,849
Closing date: 12th March 2021
Please note that interviews will be held on Microsoft Teams.
BCWA have an exciting new opportunity within its domestic abuse service to work alongside the OPCC (Office of Police and Crime Commissioner) domestic abuse perpetrator programme. We are looking for a family support worker who will work collaboratively in supporting families whose lives have been impacted by domestic abuse. We are looking for someone who has experience of working with adults, young people and children to provide support to families who have experienced and witnessed domestic abuse offering them one to one emotional and practical support as a family.
You will be required to provide a high-quality frontline service to victims of domestic violence working in partnership with other agencies and professionals across the back country to provide a package of support that will address all the family's needs.
BCWA has adapted services during COVID to support victims of violence and abuse that meet all latest Government guidance. Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is available at all our sites and distributed to all staff as appropriate. Full details of the BCWA Risk Assessment can be found on our website. Please read this as it provides the framework that we are delivering services against. You will receive appropriate training to undertake the duties of the job on and on and offsite basis and all situations are risk assessed. Management supervision, support and oversight is embedded in our practice to ensure all parties are kept safe.
Important information for all positions
Black Country Women's Aid is committed to safeguarding and promoting then welfare of vulnerable adults, children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
All qualifying posts are subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975. It will be necessary for an enhanced disclosure to be made to the Criminal Records Bureau for details of any previous criminal convictions.
Occupational Requirement under Schedule 9 (part 1) of the Equality Act 2010 applies. - The post holder must be female.
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Support Worker

UPWARD CARE LIMITED

Birmingham, MID
Today
Birmingham, MID
£17k - £17k Per Year
Today
£17k - £17k Per Year

 

 

Job title:

Support Worker

Reports to:

Registered Manager

Do you have a caring nature? Are you looking to make a difference to people's lives? Do you want to work in an environment where no two days are the same? Are you flexible with your working hours? Can you see yourself providing care to adults who need your support? If you have answered a big YES to these questions, we would love to hear from you. We are looking for a Support Worker to join our care and support team in Birmingham, West Midlands.

Brief Job Description:

The Support Worker will support vulnerable people in their own homes providing support to individuals' in a person cantered way which includes various activities i.e.  shopping, managing own budgets, cooking, assisting with personal care and administering medication.

You will need to maintain care, support and management skills as detailed within the individual care plans and risk assessments. Record keeping and communication skills are essential to ensure effective teamwork to meet people’s needs. You will be required to undertake such training and development as necessary from time-to-time be develop your career.
Ideally you will have previous experience working within a residential care or supported living setting with vulnerable people and hold NVQ Level 2 in care or an equivalent qualification. However, applications from candidates with no experience who can demonstrate the caring qualities and values that we seek in our staff are welcome.

So, are you caring? Inspirational? Optimistic? And Ambitious? – These are easy words, but the real job of a support worker is the blend all this to enable our service users to lead a fulfilling, independent and as satisfying a life as they possibly can.
The Support Worker will have a responsibility to deliver our service in accordance with standards agreed with the Registered Manager, Registered Provider, relevant regulations, and in line with accepted best practice

Location:

Birmingham, West Midlands

 

Working Hours:

 

Nominally 40 hours per week, subject to achievement of goals and objectives and the covering of vacant shifts.

 

Requirements:

Experience is advantageous but not necessary. A full programme of training will be offered to candidates who have the ability and enthusiasm to learn with a view to obtaining relevant QCF or equivalent vocational qualifications.

 

Benefits:

  • £17,000 per year salary
  • Excellent career progression opportunities (we promote from within whenever possible)
  • All mandatory training is provided
  • Care certificate qualification and a
  • NVQ level 2 in health and social care

Company Profile:

Upward Care provides care and support to people who have an assessed care and support need and may have but not limited to:

 

-          A learning disability

-          A mental health diagnosis

-          A physical disability

-          An autistic spectrum condition

-          An acquired brain injury

-          Sensory impairment

-          Dementia

 

We are sustainably growing and expanding company looking to recruit only the best employees to deliver an unrivalled high quality supported living and extra care service to people within their own homes.

 

APPLY NOW!

If you would like to be part of our team send us your CV with a covering letter by clicking the APPLY NOW link and we will get back to you within two working days!

  

 

 

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Experienced Children's Support Worker

Community Case Management Services

Wolverhampton, MID
Today
Wolverhampton, MID
£13 - £15 Per Month
Today
£13 - £15 Per Month

We are seeking two experienced Children’s Support Workers/ Buddy for a fun loving fourteen-year-old boy who has Cerebral Palsy living in the Wightwick area for 23 hours a week.

Additional bank support worker for up to 16 hours a week to cover long term sick and annual leave.

Our client is wheelchair dependent and he is a bright, intelligent and happy young man.

He uses eye gaze communication aid, but he can indicate his needs by signs and nonverbal communication.

Our client attends a school for children with special needs. He has additional one-to one support. He requires assistance with personal care and transfers. He has support at home from his parents and a very busy vibrant family life with his siblings.

He loves attending /playing football, watching sport and computer games.

We seek active support workers /buddies interested in supporting him with his skills for independence and activities at home, in the park and back in the community in time.

Working hours: 23 hours per week. Term Time- 6.45am to 9.am, 4pm to 9pm Monday to Friday and Saturday 8am to 1pm. Occasional Sunday cover - 8am to 8pm or 8am to 5pm. School Holidays- 8am to 1pm, 5pm to 9pm Monday to Friday and Saturdays 8am- 1pm. Occasional Sunday cover- 8am to 8pm or 8am to 5pm.Additional shifts will be available.

He would like buddies who are enthusiastic, fun loving, well organised and reliable.

Applicants may be considered without experience if you can evidence a caring nature and willingness to learn.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a small friendly team providing 2-1 care.

Due to him being in the high-risk category we seek support workers whom he will
be their main client. Weekly Covid testing is in place.

Rates of pay £13.00 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 Child 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.

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Modern Slavery Advocate

Black Country Womens Aid

West Bromwich, MID
6 days ago
West Bromwich, MID
£11.98k - £13.161k Per Year
6 days ago
£11.98k - £13.161k Per Year

Black Country Women's Aid (BCWA) is an established charity working across the Black Country and wider West Midlands providing accommodation and community support services to victims of domestic abuse, sexual abuse and human trafficking.
Services range from advocacy, civil remedies, support in court, individual and group support and access to a range of therapeutic interventions. All services are client and needs led.
We are looking for exceptional candidates to join our growing and successful organisation.
Job title: Modern Slavery Advocate- weekend cover
Positions available: 1 position- 22.5 hours (Friday-Sunday)
Salary range: £11,980.80 - £13,161.60 dependent on experience
All interviews will be held via Microsoft teams.
Black Country Women's Aid (BCWA) is looking an exceptional candidate to join our growing and successful organisation within our Modern Slavery Support Services Team.
We are looking for a highly skilled support worker with excellent communication skills, compassion and understanding of the impact of abuse and exploitation.
You will be working within a challenging yet rewarding environment, in our refuge and outreach support service. You are required to provide a high-quality frontline service to both female and male victims of Modern Slavery (International human trafficking) and their children within the West Midlands area.
Black Country Women's Aid is committed to getting the right people and therefore willing to be flexible. The post holder is expected to undertake some out of hours work to meet the needs of our clients as appropriate.
BCWA has adapted services during COVID to support victims of violence and abuse that meet all latest Government guidance. Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is available at all our sites and distributed to all staff as appropriate. Full details of the BCWA Risk Assessment can be found on our website. Please read this as it provides the framework that we are delivering services against. You will receive appropriate training to undertake the duties of the job on and on and offsite basis and all situations are risk assessed. Management supervision, support and oversight is embedded in our practice to ensure all parties are kept safe.
If you would like to apply for this role, please click below and you will be emailed details of how to progress your application, including an application form you will need to complete and return by the closing date.
Important information for all positions
Black Country Women's Aid (BCWA) is looking an exceptional candidate to join our growing and successful organisation within our Modern Slavery Support Services Team.
We are looking for a highly skilled support worker with excellent communication skills, compassion and understanding of the impact of abuse and exploitation.
You will be working within a challenging yet rewarding environment, in our refuge and outreach support service. You are required to provide a high-quality frontline service to both female and male victims of Modern Slavery (International human trafficking) and their children within the West Midlands area.
Black Country Women's Aid is committed to getting the right people and therefore willing to be flexible. The post holder is expected to undertake some out of hours work to meet the needs of our clients as appropriate.
BCWA has adapted services during COVID to support victims of violence and abuse that meet all latest Government guidance. Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is available at all our sites and distributed to all staff as appropriate. Full details of the BCWA Risk Assessment can be found on our website. Please read this as it provides the framework that we are delivering services against. You will receive appropriate training to undertake the duties of the job on and on and offsite basis and all situations are risk assessed. Management supervision, support and oversight is embedded in our practice to ensure all parties are kept safe.
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Support Workers

National Health Service

Wheaton Aston, MID
1 day ago
Wheaton Aston, MID
£15.969k - £15.969k Per Year
1 day ago
£15.969k - £15.969k Per Year

Job Reference: J123-STAFFORD-603

Employer:
The Huntercombe Group
Location:
Wheaton Aston, STAFFORD
Salary:
£9.50 per hour

We are currently seeking Healthcare Support Workers to work in our Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS) at The Huntercombe Hospital Stafford located in Wheaton Aston, 10 miles from Telford & 12 miles from Wolverhampton.

The hospital is a 39 bed Tier 4 CAMHS hospital for young people aged 12 -18 years with a range of mental health disorders including eating disorders and complex needs.

We provide comprehensive assessment and treatment programmes working collaboratively with patients and their families or carers.

On the hospital site there is a purpose-built 12 bed psychiatric intensive care service (PICU) for patients with severe mental Illness who require very specialist and intensive treatment. The 15 bed eating disorders service is housed separately in the original Manor House.

The hospital is located close to the village of Wheaton Aston, 10 miles from Stafford and just 6 miles from the M6 motorway.

At Huntercombe, our Support Workers do something extraordinary every day. They make a difference to the lives of children and adults with complex needs such as mental health conditions, learning difficulties or brain injuries.

We’re looking for caring and committed individuals who want to work with a company that understands how important Support Workers are to our patients/residents recovery.

Many of our patients arrive with complex and challenging needs. Huntercombe Support Workers work in small teams with nurses, doctors, therapists and other experts, and together they make a world of difference to people’s lives.

When you join The Huntercombe Group as a Support Worker, you will be part of a company that is understanding, strives towards excellence, is innovative, reliable and accessible and above all puts people first.

Most patients and residents are referred via NHS and local authorities. We play an integral part in contributing to new models of care outlined in the Five Year Forward View.

As a Support Worker working in our Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS) your main duties will be:

  • To assist the senior trained staff in their day-to-day duties and clinical related tasks
  • Maintaining and developing a high standard of care for our patients/residents by being aware of their individual needs and care programmes
  • Contributing towards effective communication, by reporting to the nurse in charge any information given by the patient/resident or relative of any incident or observation which may affect our patients physical/mental well-being
  • Providing practical assistance to our patients/residents in carrying out everyday living tasks whilst encouraging them to develop their daily living skills and realising their potential to live as independently as they find possible
  • To be actively involved with the day to day routine in individual and group activities
  • To practice within a legal framework encompassing statutory, organisational policy and guidelines.

To Join The Huntercombe Group as Support Worker you will be:

  • Empathetic and have a desire to make a difference
  • Passionate about forming therapeutic relationships
  • Committed to a person-centred approach to recovery
  • Enthusiastic about working as part of a dedicated team
  • Resilient and able to work under pressure
  • An effective communicator with good written and verbal skills
  • Willing to take ownership for the delivery of quality care and demonstrate leadership qualities
  • Legally entitled to work in the UK

In return we offer you:

  • A thorough induction programme tailored to the hospital where you will be working
  • Clear pay structure, with competitive rates
  • Generous annual leave entitlement
  • Sick pay of 4 weeks full pay and 4 weeks half pay
  • The opportunity to participate in a company contributory pension scheme with up to 3% matching contributions
  • Maternity leave at 3 month’s full pay and 3 month’s half pay
  • 2 weeks paid paternity leave
  • Shared parental leave, matching the maternity leave benefit
  • Death in service benefit equivalent to 2 x salary
  • A range of staff discounts
  • Opportunity to train to become a nurse through our ‘grow our own’ nurses programme
  • Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)

We welcome applications from everyone irrespective of ethnic origin, gender, age, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, martial status, disability or social background. This is a great opportunity for someone to make a difference.

An enhanced DBS (England) or PVG/Disclosure Scotland (Scotland) Disclosure will be required for all successful applicants. Costs will be met by the Company.

If you like what you have read, are dynamic, forward thinking and keen to learn, with a confident ‘CAN DO’ approach in all you do, please click Apply now.

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Intensive Family Support Worker

Dudley Metropolitan Borough Council

Dudley
4 days ago
Dudley
4 days ago

A permanent full time post is being advertised for an Intensive Family Support Worker Children Missing from Home and Care/Children on the Edge of Care, based in the Child and Adolescent Support Team (CART).

Hours:  37 per week

Salary:  Grade 8 

The primary focus of the post is to work with children who have been missing from home or care. This will involve close working with partner agencies including the Police and Social Care. The main task will be to complete return home interviews. The Child and Adolescent Response Team (CART) which was formed in February 2017 also works with young people aged 9-17 years who are on the cusp of coming into the care of the Local Authority or who have been in care and there is a reunification plan for them to return home. The team deliver a whole family approach with the aim of preventing a young person becoming looked after and stabilising them within the family home. There will be some flexibility within the post to enable optimum service delivery to both missing children and children on the edge of care.

This is an opportunity to join an enthusiastic team of people who are passionate about keeping young people safe within their family home.

For further information please contact Heather Dudfield on 01384 815676 or email 

Helen.dudfield@dudley.gov.uk

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NB.  We reserve the right to close vacancies prior to their advertised date if we receive a large number of applications.

Online application forms will only be accepted for this vacancy, online facilities for jobs are available at public libraries within the Dudley Borough.

If you have a disability and require assistance in making an application please contact the HR Resourcing Team via HR.Resourcing@dudley.gov.uk

If you are experiencing a problem whilst applying for a position, please follow the link below to the WM Jobs Help Page in the first instance; WM Jobs If the WM Jobs Help Page does not resolve your issue then please contact the HR Resourcing Team via HR.Resourcing@dudley.gov.uk

The Council will check the information that you have provided against any details already held for accuracy and completeness. The Council will check, share and cross match your information both internally within the council and with external organisations to protect public funds and prevent or detect crime, only where the law allows us to do so. The Council’s full Privacy and Disclaimer Statement can be accessed on the website at http://www.dudley.gov.uk/

The council has a contractual 3 days mandatory unpaid leave which, for the majority of services, are fixed at the Christmas period.  This represents a pay deduction of 1.15% in return for which employees are afforded three days unpaid leave (pro-rata for part time staff).

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Support Worker

UPWARD CARE LIMITED

Walsall, MID
6 days ago
Walsall, MID
£17k - £17k Per Year
6 days ago
£17k - £17k Per Year

 

 

Job title:

Support Worker - Experience with Autism

Reports to:

Registered Manager

Do you have a caring nature? Are you looking to make a difference to people's lives? Do you want to work in an environment where no two days are the same? Are you flexible with your working hours? Can you see yourself providing care to adults who need your support? If you have answered a big YES to these questions, we would love to hear from you.
We are looking for a Support Worker to join our care and support team in Walsall, West Midlands.

Brief Job Description:

The Support Worker will support vulnerable autistic people in their own homes providing support to individuals' in a person cantered way which includes various activities i.e.  shopping, managing own budgets, cooking, assisting with personal care and administering medication.

You will need to maintain care, support and management skills as detailed within the individual care plans and risk assessments. Record keeping and communication skills are essential to ensure effective teamwork to meet people’s needs. You will need to have professional or personal experience of people with autism.
You will be required to undertake such training and development as necessary from time-to-time be develop your career.

Ideally you will have previous experience working within a residential care or supported living setting with vulnerable people and hold NVQ Level 2 in care or an equivalent qualification. However, applications from candidates with no experience who can demonstrate the caring qualities and values that we seek in our staff are welcome.

So, are you caring? Inspirational? Optimistic? And Ambitious? – These are easy words, but the real job of a support worker is the blend all this to enable our service users to lead a fulfilling, independent and as satisfying a life as they possibly can.
The Support Worker will have a responsibility to deliver our service in accordance with standards agreed with the Registered Manager, Registered Provider, relevant regulations, and in line with accepted best practice.

Location:

Walsall, West Midlands

 

Working Hours:

 

Nominally 40 hours per week, subject to achievement of goals and objectives and the covering of vacant shifts.

 

Requirements:

Experience is advantageous but not necessary. A full programme of training will be offered to candidates who have the ability and enthusiasm to learn with a view to obtaining relevant QCF or equivalent vocational qualifications.

 

Benefits:

  • £17,000 per year salary
  • Excellent career progression opportunities (we promote from within whenever possible)
  • All mandatory training is provided
  • Care certificate qualification and a
  • NVQ level 2 in health and social care

Company Profile:

Upward Care provides care and support to people who have an assessed care and support need and may have but not limited to:

 

-          A learning disability

-          A mental health diagnosis

-          A physical disability

-          An autistic spectrum condition

-          An acquired brain injury

-          Sensory impairment

-          Dementia

 

We are sustainably growing and expanding company looking to recruit only the best employees to deliver an unrivalled high quality supported living and extra care service to people within their own homes.

 

APPLY NOW!

If you would like to be part of our team send us your CV with a covering letter by clicking the APPLY NOW link and we will get back to you within two working days!

  

 

 

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Support Workers (Cradley Heath)

National Health Service

Cradley Heath, MID
4 days ago
Cradley Heath, MID
£15.129k - £15.129k Per Year
4 days ago
£15.129k - £15.129k Per Year

Job Reference: J380-A-21-0298

Employer:
Northern Healthcare
Department:
Grainger House
Location:
Cradley Heath
Salary:
Current £9.00/hr

Northern Health Care provides mental health recovery services across the North of England. Our services include both residential units and community outreach including 24 hr support and access to experienced qualified staff.

Role

Due to continued expansion, we are looking to recruit Support Workers for our service in Cradley Heath

You will be working in a 24-hour supported living, mental health rehabilitation unit on a rational shift pattern 8am-8pm days and 8pm-8am waking nights.

We are seeking caring, compassionate and committed Support Workers to provide the support that allows our clients to lead ordinary lives. We can offer variety, progression, training and job satisfaction.

A positive attitude, friendly, caring & understanding nature are an absolute must. Our client’s sometimes need support and they have varied lives and interests, this could be trains, cooking, art or going to social groups. We are seeking caring, compassionate and committed individuals with the right values to be support workers, supporting our clients to lead fulfilling and independent lives. That’s where you come in.

Description
Support client’s day to day to be able to live a full and independent life.
Act as an advocate and key worker as and when required
Dispense medication / support clients with taking of medication
Support the service user in line with the care plans
Working positively with other staff within the team
Support the clients to keep a tidy flat and encourage hygiene and cleanliness
Encourage clients to maintain a healthy and active lifestyle
Where appropriate support the involvement of families, friends, social workers etc
Complete all administration work as required using a computer
Work within and implement our policy and procedure, including confidentiality and safeguarding

Ideally, you will have some experience or have gained your level 2 or 3 in Health and Social Care,however we will also recruit staff with no experience as long as you show passion and the values a support worker requires to work in care.

Due to the nature of the role, we will pay for you to complete an enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) check, prior to starting with us.


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Support Worker

UPWARD CARE LIMITED

Solihull, MID
6 days ago
Solihull, MID
£17k - £17k Per Year
6 days ago
£17k - £17k Per Year

 

 

Job title:

Support Worker

Reports to:

Registered Manager

Do you have a caring nature? Are you looking to make a difference to people's lives? Do you want to work in an environment where no two days are the same? Are you flexible with your working hours? Can you see yourself providing care to adults who need your support? If you have answered a big YES to these questions, we would love to hear from you.
We are looking for a Support Worker to join our care and support team in Walsall, West Midlands.

Brief Job Description:
The Support Worker will support vulnerable people in their own homes providing support to individuals' in a person cantered way which includes various activities i.e.  shopping, managing own budgets, cooking, assisting with personal care and administering medication.

You will need to maintain care, support and management skills as detailed within the individual care plans and risk assessments. Record keeping and communication skills are essential to ensure effective teamwork to meet people’s needs. You will be required to undertake such training and development as necessary from time-to-time be develop your career.

Ideally you will have previous experience working within a residential care or supported living setting with vulnerable people and hold NVQ Level 2 in care or an equivalent qualification. However, applications from candidates with no experience who can demonstrate the caring qualities and values that we seek in our staff are welcome.

So, are you caring? Inspirational? Optimistic? And Ambitious? – These are easy words, but the real job of a support worker is the blend all this to enable our service users to lead a fulfilling, independent and as satisfying a life as they possibly can.

The Support Worker will have a responsibility to deliver our service in accordance with standards agreed with the Registered Manager, Registered Provider, relevant regulations, and in line with accepted best practice.

Location:

South Birmingham, West Midlands

 

Working Hours:

 

Nominally 40 hours per week, subject to achievement of goals and objectives and the covering of vacant shifts.

 

Requirements:

Experience of people with LD, autism and health needs is necessary. Also knowledge and experience of using care plans, medication administration, 1st aid, and supporting independent living skills is essential.
You will need to be a driver with a clean license over the age of 25 years.
A full programme of training will be offered to candidates who have the ability and enthusiasm to learn with a view to obtaining relevant QCF or equivalent vocational qualifications.

 

Benefits:

  • £17,000 per year salary
  • Excellent career progression opportunities (we promote from within whenever possible)
  • All mandatory training is provided
  • Care certificate qualification and a
  • NVQ level 2 in health and social care

Company Profile:

Upward Care provides care and support to people who have an assessed care and support need and may have but not limited to:

 

-          A learning disability

-          A mental health diagnosis

-          A physical disability

-          An autistic spectrum condition

-          An acquired brain injury

-          Sensory impairment

-          Dementia

 

We are sustainably growing and expanding company looking to recruit only the best employees to deliver an unrivalled high quality supported living and extra care service to people within their own homes.

 

APPLY NOW!

If you would like to be part of our team send us your CV with a covering letter by clicking the APPLY NOW link and we will get back to you within two working days!

  

 

 

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Male Support Worker

UPWARD CARE LIMITED

Walsall, MID
6 days ago
Walsall, MID
£17k - £17k Per Year
6 days ago
£17k - £17k Per Year

 

 

Job title:

Male Support Worker - Experience with Autism

Reports to:

Registered Manager

Do you have a caring nature? Are you looking to make a difference to people's lives? Do you want to work in an environment where no two days are the same? Are you flexible with your working hours? Can you see yourself providing care to adults who need your support? If you have answered a big YES to these questions, we would love to hear from you.
We are looking for a Male Support Worker to join our care and support team in Walsall, West Midlands.

Brief Job Description:

The Support Worker will support vulnerable autistic people in their own homes providing support to individuals' in a person cantered way which includes various activities i.e.  shopping, managing own budgets, cooking, assisting with personal care and administering medication.

You will need to maintain care, support and management skills as detailed within the individual care plans and risk assessments. Record keeping and communication skills are essential to ensure effective teamwork to meet people’s needs. You will need to have professional or personal experience of people with autism.
You will be required to undertake such training and development as necessary from time-to-time be develop your career.

Ideally you will have previous experience working within a residential care or supported living setting with vulnerable people and hold NVQ Level 2 in care or an equivalent qualification. However, applications from candidates with no experience who can demonstrate the caring qualities and values that we seek in our staff are welcome.

So, are you caring? Inspirational? Optimistic? And Ambitious? – These are easy words, but the real job of a support worker is the blend all this to enable our service users to lead a fulfilling, independent and as satisfying a life as they possibly can.
The Support Worker will have a responsibility to deliver our service in accordance with standards agreed with the Registered Manager, Registered Provider, relevant regulations, and in line with accepted best practice.

Location:

Walsall, West Midlands

 

Working Hours:

 

Nominally 40 hours per week, subject to achievement of goals and objectives and the covering of vacant shifts.

 

Requirements:

Experience is advantageous but not necessary. A full programme of training will be offered to candidates who have the ability and enthusiasm to learn with a view to obtaining relevant QCF or equivalent vocational qualifications.

 

Benefits:

  • £17,000 per year salary
  • Excellent career progression opportunities (we promote from within whenever possible)
  • All mandatory training is provided
  • Care certificate qualification and a
  • NVQ level 2 in health and social care

Company Profile:

Upward Care provides care and support to people who have an assessed care and support need and may have but not limited to:

 

-          A learning disability

-          A mental health diagnosis

-          A physical disability

-          An autistic spectrum condition

-          An acquired brain injury

-          Sensory impairment

-          Dementia

 

We are sustainably growing and expanding company looking to recruit only the best employees to deliver an unrivalled high quality supported living and extra care service to people within their own homes.

 

APPLY NOW!

If you would like to be part of our team send us your CV with a covering letter by clicking the APPLY NOW link and we will get back to you within two working days!

  

 

 

Salary

£19.968k - £20.849k Per Year

Job Type

Full Time

Posted

6 days ago

Description


Black Country Women's Aid (BCWA) is a progressive charity that specializes in supporting victims of abuse. Our services include support for both adult and child victims of domestic abuse, stalking, sexual violence, exploitation and modern slavery, as well as women in the criminal justice system.

We offer sensitive and holistic support services which help victims escape from violence, cope with trauma and rebuild their lives. We place victims' voices at the heart of our work and develop our services in response to need, working with an extensive range of partner organizations to help victims get the right support. BCWA services span across the Black Country including Sandwell, Dudley, Wolverhampton and Walsall, with some services covering Birmingham and the wider West Midlands.

We are looking for an exceptional candidate to join our growing and successful organisation within the Domestic Abuse Team.

Job title: Family Support Worker
Positions Available: 1
Salary Range: £19,968-£20,849
Closing date: 12th March 2021
Please note that interviews will be held on Microsoft Teams.

BCWA have an exciting new opportunity within its domestic abuse service to work alongside the OPCC (Office of Police and Crime Commissioner) domestic abuse perpetrator programme. We are looking for a family support worker who will work collaboratively in supporting families whose lives have been impacted by domestic abuse. We are looking for someone who has experience of working with adults, young people and children to provide support to families who have experienced and witnessed domestic abuse offering them one to one emotional and practical support as a family.

You will be required to provide a high-quality frontline service to victims of domestic violence working in partnership with other agencies and professionals across the back country to provide a package of support that will address all the family's needs.

BCWA has adapted services during COVID to support victims of violence and abuse that meet all latest Government guidance. Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is available at all our sites and distributed to all staff as appropriate. Full details of the BCWA Risk Assessment can be found on our website. Please read this as it provides the framework that we are delivering services against. You will receive appropriate training to undertake the duties of the job on and on and offsite basis and all situations are risk assessed. Management supervision, support and oversight is embedded in our practice to ensure all parties are kept safe.

Important information for all positions

Black Country Women's Aid is committed to safeguarding and promoting then welfare of vulnerable adults, children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

All qualifying posts are subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975. It will be necessary for an enhanced disclosure to be made to the Criminal Records Bureau for details of any previous criminal convictions.

Occupational Requirement under Schedule 9 (part 1) of the Equality Act 2010 applies. - The post holder must be female.