Female Care Support Workers

Peabody has an exciting opportunity for you to join us as one of our Female Care Support Workers on a full or part time basis. In return, you will receive a competitive salary of £18,525 per annum (£9.50 per hour). You will need to be flexible enough to work across a 24/7 rota, and due to our locations driving is essential for this role. The Female Care Support Workers role: Peabody have multiple vacancies in the Wivenhoe - Arlesford area supporting people with learning disabilities and some complex health needs. You will support people to live a fulfilled life with new opportunities. This is an opportunity for the right people to join our care and support services in North Essex as Care Support Workers. Are you caring, motivated and determined to make a positive difference every day for the people we support, can you promote person centred working focusing on helping people become more independent and living their life the way it most matters to them. Responsibilities of our Female Care Support Workers: - Provide social, practical and emotional support to customers so that the individual supported can achieve their personal goals and aspirations. - Where required support people with all activities of daily living including providing personal care in a way the respects their dignity. - Participate actively in personalised support planning, ensuing that the person we support has maximum choice and control in their life. - Support individuals to pursue hobbies and leisure activities at home and in their community. - Bring ideas and enthusiasm to your role, search out new and innovative opportunities with the people you support. - Protect the safety of the people you are supporting, following all management plans consistently including those relating to health, diet, medication, finances and behaviour. - Be observant to changes in the happiness and wellbeing of the people you support raise concerns and get help where required. - Report concerns about abuse or safeguarding issues as per policy. - Assist the people you support in the day to day management of their homes, liaising with the Landlord about the maintenance and upkeep of the premises and all fixtures and fittings where required. - Support individuals to develop and maintain positive and effective relationships with their family, friends, carers and other professionals. - Assist people to observe religious, cultural and personal beliefs. - Promote self-advocacy and advocate where appropriate on behalf of the people you support. - Actively Participate in customer reviews, team meetings and training courses, as required. - Maintain accurate records and undertake service checks and audits as required by role. - Comply with, and demonstrate commitment to Peabody's equality and diversity policy. What we're looking for in our Female Care Support Workers : - GCSE English or equivalent - DBS that is satisfactory to Peabody - Experience of providing support to the designated client group either in a volunteering or professional role - Ability to communicate effectively with customers, staff and stakeholders in plain, easy to understand English, both in writing and verbally. - Ability to work flexibly to meet customer needs and service requirements, including working evenings and weekends where the service requires it. - Ability to work as part of a team and build and maintain effective and supportive relationships with peers and partners. - Excellent time management skills and ability to meet deadlines and achieve goals. - Basic IT skills to include use of Microsoft Office and ability to maintain electronic records, with attention to detail. Benefits of becoming our Female Care Support Workers : - 25 days annual leave, plus bank holidays - Paid Mileage at 45p per mile - Up to 4% pension contribution matched 1:1 - Flexible benefits of 1% of salary with a minimum of £300 - Spot Bonus awards - Long Service awards - 24/7 access to a confidential employee assistance programme line - Paid Induction Training and support to complete the Care Certificate (if required for the role) - Paid Enhanced DBS - Peabody offer a variety of different types of roles and encourage staff development and progression Closing date: Sunday 14th March 2021 If you feel have the skills and experience to become our Female Care Support Workers please click 'apply' now This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/91856986

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