Support Worker


Job Role: Support Worker

Location: Tuxford: Specialist Services

Closing Date: 15-Jun-2019

Salary: £8.66

We provide high quality, person centred care, support and enablement for people with disabilities and support needs. Developing services around the individual at all stages of their care pathway from support following discharge from Hospital environments to supported living and outreach support to access the community., due to continued growth we are looking for Support Workers to join our team

About the Role

Being a Support Worker at Eden Futures is more than a job; it is about making a REAL difference to someone’s life. This satisfaction of helping others is second to none. This could be more than a job and be a lifelong career and we invite you to join us on the journey.

As a Support Worker you will work closely with individuals to support them in their everyday life, so no two days will be the same. Duties will include both practical and personal tasks such as supporting the individual to visit family and friends, weekly shopping, assisting with dressing and personal care and administering medication to name but a few.

Benefits

Competitive rates of pay – increasing after probation

Workplace pension scheme

Westfield Health Scheme

Lifeworks

Comprehensive training and development support with the opportunity to gain a recognised vocational qualification

Free DBS Checks

Childcare Vouchers

Paid annual leave based upon the hours you work, including overtime

Requirements

You will need to have a caring and positive nature

Must to able to be supportive

Have a calm and tolerant approach

Empathy is essential

Ability to work to a rota (a mixture of days, nights and weekends)

Responsibilities

Support individuals to stay safe, taking appropriate action to safeguard their welfare and protect them

Provide individuals with support when needed whilst maintaining a person-centred approach with all aspects of individuals’ support, adapting to their different individual needs

Support individuals to participate in their chosen activities and to access other services and facilities within their community

Support individuals to manage their medication responsibly as required

Support individuals to maintain a clean and safe environment

Be respectful to individuals at all times, promoting their dignity, privacy and individuality, ensuring that confidentiality is maintained

Work as a member of a team

Provide personal care if part of agreed support plan

Accurately report and record any incidents and accidents to the appropriate persons

Eden Futures is an Equal Opportunities Employer and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable adults. We expect all employees to share this commitment. Therefore, all offers of employment are subject to a number of pre-employment checks including an enhanced DBS check.

We are a disability confident employer; if you require a hard copy pack or a different format for example large print, Braille or audio please contact Recruitment.

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