Jobs

Support Worker

Hours:
Days, Full time, Sleep ins, Varied hours
Locations:
Redditch, Worcester, Worcestershire
Local office:
Worcester

Opportunity description

Dean Healthcare is recruiting on behalf of a well-established, nationwide client. Based in Worcestershire, the client supports adults with learning difficulties and complex personality disorders, as well as mental health and challenging behaviour.

You will be working in a residential setting, with service users within their own homes, inside a shared housing unit. The role will vary from supporting adults with mild to strong challenging behaviour, each with varying levels of support needs. The role requires provision of daily support, from promoting self-medication and personal hygiene to assisting residents on daily errands and everyday living.

The right candidate will be able to support service users on a 1-1 basis and within a group setting. As well as being able to use their own initiative and creativity, whilst promoting independence and helping to make a positive impact on the service user’s development.

We are looking for candidates who can work 36 hours per week on a temporary-permanent basis. You will initially work for the client on a temporary contract for 12 weeks, and depending on suitability you will then be asked to work permanently for the client.


Requirements

  • Right to live and work in the UK
  • Must have a minimum of 9 months paid experience in a similar setting
  • Willing to complete specialist training to meet the needs of the client
  • Experience working with adults who have Autism or challenging behaviour
  • Must be able to demonstrate initiative, punctuality and have strong written and verbal communication skills
  • All positions and posts are subject to a DBS check
  • Aged 21 and over

Notes

  • Opportunity for a permanent role with the client (Temp-Perm arrangement)
  • Hourly accrued holiday
  • Weekly pay
  • Free ongoing practical and online training
  • Earn up to £200 recommend a friend scheme
  • A 24hr, 365 days of the year on call support team

Apply for this opportunity

If you are interested in this opportunity, please:

  1. call the Worcester office on
    01905 888003
  2. email the Worcester office at worcester@deanhealthcare.co.uk
  3. login or register to apply online