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Support Worker (Must Be A Driver With A Car)

Job Description

An expanding organization are recruiting for a Support Worker for their 3 bed Supported Living Bungalow and a lady in the community in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire. You will be working with Adults who have learning disabilities, epilepsy, dementia, ABI, anxiety, deaf, ASD, PTSD and can display challenging behaviour.

Main Job Role:
- Offer therapeutic / emotional support
- Work together in a team to help them with morning and night routines
- Support clients with everyday duties i.e. cooking, cleaning, laundry, shopping etc
- Manage them through their Support Plans (maintain good health and diet)
- Accompany them out & about in the community i.e bank appointments, health visits etc
- Encourage them with future goals they would like to achieve
- Assist them with any activities or day centres they attend to and the Lady goes swimming twice a week
- Some aspects or full personal care required which includes manual handling / hoisting

Qualifying candidates:
- Have life, paid, personal or voluntary experience in care (any setting / sector)
- Drivers are essential for Lady in the community but 3 bed Supported Living Bungalow require people only with a driving licence as you will need to drive the service user's car so don't need to have your own car

Contract / Terms:
- Salary is £17,550 - £17,901 per annum = £9 - £9.18 an hour
- £9.18 an hour if you have a diploma / NVQ / OCF level 3 in Health & Social Care
- Full time (37.5 hours a week)
- Monday to Fridays with alternative weekends
- Flexible shift patterns but try follow a rota of 7:30am - 3:30pm, 1:30pm - 9:30pm & 10:30pm - 7:30am
- Lady in the community needs no sleep but 3 bed Supported Living Bungalow needs atleast 1 - 2 sleeps per week paid at £55 per sleep (potential £2,860 - £5,720 per annum)

Benefits (pro rota):
- Full training online and face to face, full induction and care certificate where appropriate
- Chance to complete a free NVQ / QCF qualification whilst you work
- Up to 6.6 weeks paid holiday (28 days) and increases to a maximum of 38 days on anniversary of employment
- Double pay on Bank Holidays
- Access to a 24 hour Employee Assistance counselling programme
- Pension scheme contributions (3% employer & 4% employee)
- Life assurance equal to three times your salary
- Eye care vouchers (dependent on position)

If you have the right skills or experience for this role; then please call Jeet on 0117 9486300 or email your CV with the job reference number to: Jeet.Kaur @ - thank you and good luck with your job search

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