Mobile Support Worker

Recruiter
SmartList
Location
Bracknell
Salary
Competitive
Posted
12 Jul 2019
Closes
22 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Mobile Support Worker - Bracknell area

GBP26,022 pa (average earnings)

About the Role

We have a fantastic opportunity for a Mobile Support Worker to join our team, who provide quality care and support to vulnerable adults with learning disabilities in various supported living services, across the Bracknell, Sandhurst, Crowthorne and Wokingham area.

We are looking for passionate people who are driven by the desire to make a difference and deliver quality, person-centred support. The role will include taking an active role in enabling and supporting individuals to achieve and develop their own goals and to maximise their independence to the best of their potential.

Working as part of a dedicated team, youll support service users with their day to day needs to enable individuals to lead independent and fulfilling lives.

This role will assist with:

• Personal care needs
• Mealtimes and social activities
• Attending appointments and maintaining their health and wellbeing
• Promoting skills and involvement including shopping and domestic tasks such as cooking and cleaning

You will work with individuals to produce, update and implement support plans and risk assessments to ensure that we are providing a highly effective service that meets each individuals needs, supports their aspirations and maximises their independence.

About you

Youll be a caring an enthusiastic individual with a can-do attitude, who is driven by the desire to make a difference and have the ability to recognise and understand the needs of vulnerable adults with learning disabilities.

Desired qualities include:
• Effective communicator using different methods according to the complex needs of those in your care
• Previous experience working in care and support
• Ability to work flexibly across a variety of schemes where the need is required, including working some evenings, weekends and bank holidays
• Teamwork and flexibility are key to the success of the services we provide, as is clear commitment to equality and diversity
• Empathy, resilience, outstanding personal qualities and a preference for working within a collaborative team environment

A valid driving licence with use of a car is essential for the role.

The Benefits

In return for your hard work and commitment to our service users, we offer a considerable benefits package.

This includes:

• Generous annual leave allowance of 25 days per year, rising with service (pro rata for part time hours) plus statutory bank holidays
• GBP20,691 pa for a 37.5 hour a week contract plus overtime and bonuses available on top of your basic salary resulting in an average salary of GBP26,022pa plus bonuses
• Potential GBP2,243.28 annual sleep- in payment (based on 1 sleep-in per week)
• Comprehensive training and development support from day one with the opportunity to gain a recognised vocational qualification
• Annual bonus based on satisfactory performance
• Monthly attendance bonus
• Annual salary and cost of living review
• Commitment to health and wellbeing with the Five Ways to Wellbeing
• Workplace pension scheme
• Life assurance of three times your annual salary
• Fully paid DBS
• Employee assistance helpline
• Mileage paid for car usage
• Structured rota so you know your work pattern in advance
• Regular support from your line manager and colleagues
• Friendly and supportive team environment

If you are interested in joining our friendly team, please apply now.

Closing Date: Sunday 28th July 2019

Interview Date: 5th, 6th or 7th August 2019

Does this sound like you? If yes and you would like to apply for the Mobile Support Worker position then please hit the apply now button.

You will then be sent to a short online questionnaire to support your CV and application, please fill in the details and we will be in touch to advise you of the next steps

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