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Support Worker

  • Location:

    Truro, Cornwall

  • Sector:

    Adult care services

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £18000 - £20000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Nathan

  • Contact email:

    [email protected]

  • Job ref:

    BSC/515872_1636991025

  • Published:

    18 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    15/12/2021

  • Startdate:

    15/11/21

Job Description

Title: Support Worker
Salary: £9.50 an hour
Location: Truro
Contract Type: Permanent (35 - 52 hours a week) plus weekend work once every 2 weeks

Want qualifications in Support Work or Health Care but can`t find a way to get them?

Is your experience stopping you from quickly developing in your career?

A fantastic & extremely rewarding opportunity with excellent training & development has become available in Truro!

About the Role:

Your role will be working as a Support Worker in a friendly and supportive team based in a registered care home in Truro City Centre.

You will be given bespoke training in moving and handling, medication administration, first aid & using specialist equipment such as hoists. You will also be trained on PEG feeding and using catheters.

The service provides support for adults & elderly people with learning difficulties. Some service users have complex needs which includes physical impairments such as spinal & brain injury. Your approach will therefore vary on an individual basis as you familiarize with the service.

Shifts:

You are expected to work alternating weekends where you have one weekend off and one weekend on. The shifts are 07:00am to 21:00pm 4 days a week.

Although the service is flexible to split this into early shifts (07:00am to 14:00pm) OR (14:00pm to 21:00pm) 5 days a week.

Benefits:
¢ Incredible training & development provided such as medication, moving & handling & first aid training
¢ Fantastic experience & professional qualifications
¢ Flexible work options

About YOU:
¢ MUST be double vaccinated
¢ Previous experience in Support Work preferable but NOT essential
¢ Previous experience with learning difficulties ideal
¢ Comfortable with challenging behaviour
¢ You are resilient, determined & patient

To apply for this role, please get in touch with me on 01179486300 or alternatively email me on

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