Support Worker

Location
Harrogate, North Yorkshire, England
Salary
Up to £15269 per annum
Posted
02 Oct 2018
Closes
30 Oct 2018
Ref
LEC/419826
Contact
Kirsty
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

We are seeking support workers for a safe, reliable and stable social care provider in the Harrogate area. Our client have four pathways for Adults with Learning Disabilities, Young Peoples Residential Service, Mental Health, Foster Care and Family Services.

The Role
You will support people who have mental health diagnosis, some paired with learning disabilities. This will enable them to lead a fulfilling and satisfying life as much as they possibly can. A key purpose in your role is working to understand the person you are supporting. You will also provide practical and emotional care enabling that individual to lead as ordinary life as they can achieve.

This is one of many fantastic quotes from one of the workers. "I feel very privileged to be working alongside the staff. They don`t just support the service users, they support me."

This service is a flat project, each service user has their own flat and there is also a staff flat. The early shift would be 8am -3 and the late shift would be 2 - 10pm which includes a sleep in which is paid at £7 per hour and a sleep will be 10 hours. You will be expected to do on average 2 sleeps per week.

Experience as a Support Worker within any care environment is essential, working with mental diagnosis is desirable and you will be keen to develop your skills further. You will have a empathetic approach to people with mental health illness and also have the ability to think outside the box and think of different ways to get the individuals to communicate and open up. You will be able to use your own initiative.

The pay rate for this position is £7 per hour. Benefits include 28 holidays which include bank holidays, flexible additional holiday purchase scheme, company share scheme, discount card for cinema and shops, increment for christmas holidays, free parking and outstanding career opportunities.

If you would like to apply, simply click "APPLY" or to find out more about the role, please call Kirsty May on 0113 2154312