Support Worker

My client are looking for compassionate and empathetic Support Workers to join their 14 bed care home for younger adults with learning disabilities in the Ringstead area. Previous experience is desirable but not essential as training will be provided, along with an induction process which includes various interviews and trial shifts in order to give those new to care a chance to gain confidence in the role. Salary will be dependent on experience but starts from £8.91ph, plus time and a half for bank holidays. Holiday is 28 days prorata with no cap on accrual on overtime. There are Team Leader opportunities available for more experienced and qualified candidates. Shifts are: 8am - 8pm or 8pm - 8am (working night) on a 3 on 3 off rota basis. You will receive award winning in house training as well as enrollment on to the Care Certificate and Level 2 or 3 in the Diploma for Health and Social Care, in line with your job role. The role is varied but will involve: Overseeing day trips outside of residences where appropriate Personal care as required Ensuring that all domestic tasks are carried out Overseeing/arranging food shopping for those in residence and allocating the cost to the clients via online management software Preparing and serving meals and providing adequate supervision and support where service users are preparing their own food and drink Administering prescribed and non-prescribed medications Assisting clients in handling their personal allowances and keeping accurate records of cash transactions Recording events and appointments online Reporting immediately to the manager any illnesses, unusual behaviour etc Acting as keyworker for a service user/group of service users You will have a full clean UK driving licence and ideally access to your own vehicle. To apply, please follow the link to send your CV to Hayley

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