Support Worker, Swindon

Job Summary

Reference: 631100179
Job Type: Temporary
Location: Swindon
Salary: 7.38 - 13.88 per hour
Date Posted: 10/07/2016

Job Description

Network Healthcare are recruiting Support Workers for local work with young people and the elderly living both independently and in residential care settings.

Main duties will include -

- Supporting people with a range of needs including learning disabilities and mental health problems to meet their chosen outcomes

- Provide support to enable them to access information.

- Helping Service Users meet both their health and social care needs. This includes assisting with personal hygiene, assistance with laundry and preparing meals and drinks.

- Supporting Service Users with medication.

- Enable Service Users to achieve independence in all areas of their life where possible.

- Help Service Users to identify and choose their support needs.

- Help to maintain a safe, comfortable and supportive home for the Service Users.

- Support the Service Users to actively contribute to the running of their own house.

- Assist the individuals we support to engage themselves as valued members of the local community.

- Ensure that the rights of the individuals we support are always protected and respected.

Essential Criteria

- You must have the right to work with the UK.

- You must be able to communicate effectively and have the ability to understand and be understood - verbal and written

- You need to be 100% committed to helping improve the quality of life of vulnerable people.

- You must have a kind and caring nature.

- Situations can sometimes be difficult and challenging. You will need a willingness to work with a variety of clients with differing needs and an ability to work with challenging clients and demonstrate patience and compassion

- Working or willing to work towards free recognised Health and Social Care certificates

Applicants must have a minimum of 6 months experience to be considered for these roles.