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Support Worker

  • Location:

    Leamington Spa, Warwickshire

  • Sector:

    Adult care services

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  • Salary:

    £18824 - £19552 per annum + £7.83 per hour for SleepIns

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  • Contact email:

    [email protected]

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  • Published:

    28 days ago

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Job Description

A local charity supporting adults with learning disabilities based in Leamington Spa, Lillington, looking for compassionate Support Workers to join their team.

You will provide supporting Individuals with a learning disability working towards helping them to live independently.

Your day to day duties will include:

- To promote independence, life skills and informed choices in accordance with an individual`s care plans

- Supporting customers with their personal care, which may include skin care, bathing or showering, shaving, oral care, intimate care and continence (including management of bladder and bowels), dressing/undressing and hair care.

- Co-ordinating and implementing a range of activities to meet the therapeutic, health, social, educational and leisure needs of those supported.

- Enable customers to carry out all the tasks involved in their daily life either at their home or within a respite setting. This may include helping to manage their money and their home, housework, cooking, medication, shopping, medical and routine appointments.

- Ensure accurate and confidential records are kept in line with the companies policies and procedures.

- Participate in the development of care and support plans, risk assessments and in case reviews for customers as required.

- To undertake any other reasonable tasks or duties as specified your line manager.

Salary is from £9.05 - £9.40 per hour

Shift system 24/7 including weekends, Bank Holidays and sleep ins (sleep ins paid at £7.83 per hour in addition to salary)

Both Part time and Full Time hours available (Flexible)

Location - Leamington Spa, Lillington (living within reasonable distance)

Car owner/drivers desirable

No previous care experience necessary but the enthusiasm, compassion and drive to want to make a difference to the lives of people with a learning disability is essential.

If this is something of interest please call Aqsa Akbar on 0121 4808217


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