Support Worker

Location
Eastbourne
Salary
£16,366 p/a
Posted
10 Oct 2016
Closes
07 Nov 2016
Ref
3962
Contact
Applicant Services
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Support Worker
Eastbourne, BN21
£16,366 p/a + overtime available + pension + 219 hours of paid holiday

Our client provides comprehensive social care for adults with a learning disability and is now recruiting for an experienced Support Worker in the Eastbourne area to join their growing team.
They pride themselves on all staff being not only highly trained to deal with any situation; but they have a genuine desire and interest in supporting people with all levels of need.

Position Summary
As Support Worker, you will be required to undertake the following responsibilities in order to thrive within this role;
• In order to support people with complex and challenging needs to live fulfilling lives , you will have a thorough knowledge and understanding of the term Learning Disability
• Ensure to promote independence through the key worker system
• Be reliable, compassionate, honest and patient
• Attend training to update and develop skills, this will include the care certificate
• Keep accurate records, write reports, deal with appointments, attend meetings and liaise with other professionals

Who are we looking for?
• NVQ2 qualified or willing to work towards gaining relevant NVQ2 qualification
• Experience is essential
• Must be able to work 39 hours per week covering shift pattern of the home
• Excellent communication skills, willingness to learn & flexible approach to working hours
• Willing to work towards gaining QCF
• Full clean driving licence

Employment offer is subject to Proof of Eligibility to Work in the UK, Enhanced DBS checks and satisfactory references.

How to apply
If you wish to be considered for this Support Worker role click ‘apply’. You will receive an email shortly after your application - you will need to read and respond to this to complete your application. You must be eligible to work in the UK.