In a nutshell, anything you might do yourself in an average day, week or month, you’d be doing as a support worker / care worker alongside someone with additional needs and working with service users who have mild to profound learning difficulties or disabilities to enable as independent a life as possible for them.This role takes someone with a mature, level head. You have to have the confidence to be a decision-maker, use your initiative and instinct and always have the best interests of the individual you’re supporting in mind.
Full training is given and the company will pay for you to train from unqualified support worker / care worker up to qualified level. Once you have this qualification, it’s yours for life and will enable you to access the higher pay grade.
Use of a pool car or milage paid if you're using your own car.
6-8 hour shift pattern on a 3 week rolling rota so you have time to plan. Some nights are involved. You MUST be able to work a flexible shift pattern.