- Location: South West
- Job Type: Temporary
- Sector: Support Work
- Job Ref: OM
- Salary: From £8.00 per hour
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New Directions Social Care are currently recruiting for an experienced Support Worker to work with an established care provider to the learning disability and mental health sectors.
The service is based in the Gloucester area and caters for young people who have complex behavioural needs and may display challenging behaviours. The role involves building relationships with the service users, assistance with everyday tasks, understanding their behavioural needs and working with them to understand triggers and behaviours.
The role would involve key working therefore you must be confident, passionate and comfortable working as part of a multi-disciplinary team.
The role of a Support Worker
The duties of a Support Worker vary depending on the needs and wishes of the individual. They offer support for the individuals overall comfort and wellbeing and help people who need care and support to live as independently as possible. They will support individuals with many aspects of everyday living; including physical, emotional and social.
Support Workers can work in a residential care home, domiciliary care, or out in the community. Their work is defined by a care plan, which is often developed by a social worker or care manager to meet the assessed needs of the person who needs care or support.
- Working as part of a friendly, established team
- 24 hour On Call Service in place
- Flexibility to choose where, when and how much you want to work
- Competitive pay rates
- Recommend-a-friend scheme
- Award winning company
- Online Services to access to your information; payslips, request holiday pay
- Full booking confirmation before you start
- Access to FREE Training Courses and personal development
- Respected reputation throughout the Social Care and recruitment industry
Experience:Please be advised that we require a minimum 6 months paid social care experience or 12 months relevant voluntary experience.
DBS:We are fully committed to the protection of children and vulnerable adults. All applicants must undertake a robust recruitment procedure and hold a fully enhanced DBS (formerly CRB) check.
Please contact New Directions Social Care for more information on this job vacancy, on 0117 314 3512, or use our form below to enquire about this job vacancy.
Last modified: 3rd October 2018