Southampton, Hampshire
Salary: £7.83 to £9.46 /hour

Job Summary

As an experienced and qualified Support Worker you will support children and young adults with varying disabilities, and their families by providing a wide range of services including:

  • Providing full personal care
  • Assisting with engaging age appropriate activities
  • Undertake and share domestic tasks with the team

Requirements of the role of Support Worker:

  • Always working to achieve person centred care, trust and respect.
  • This is a full time post, 37 hours a week
  • Support workers are required to cover various shifts including: mornings, day care, evenings, weekends and occasional sleep-ins each month. During school holidays, additional hours may be required.
  • Responsible to the Assistant Manager and/or Registered Manager
  • Activities will include accessing opportunities in the community and encouraging independence skills.

Qualifications and experience required for the role of Support Worker:

  • An appropriate Level 3 NVQ certificate in Care or the commitment to undertake a qualification is essential and needs to be completed within an agreed time frame.
  • An understanding of the principles of equal opportunities.
  • The physical capacity to partake in the moving and handling of service users.
  • The ability to follow programmes, care plans and risk assessments.

Benefits of the job:

  • Competitive salary starting from £7.83 per hour
  • 25 days annual leave per annum, rising to 28 days after 5 years continuous service.
  • Full induction and training is provided
  • Support in studies and further education.
  • Increased hourly wage for working unsocial hours.

In order to be considered for this role, contact Simply Supply today for further details

Ref: 19042018/SW


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