Community Support Worker

Community Support Worker
190002H3 Requisition #

| Salary £18,426 - £19,171 per annum | Permanent, Part Time, 30 hours per week |

Do you want to make a difference to the lives of people who have a disability? We are looking for enthusiastic, motivated, flexible people who would enjoy supporting adults with disabilities to live the lives they want in Chorley South Ribble Short Breaks Service.

The Service supports people with learning and physical disabilities in a respite setting.

The support worker role involves all aspects of daily support, including supporting people to access activities and experiences in their local community, personal care, support with managing finance, administering medication and ensuring people's needs are met in terms of health and positive outcomes.

The successful applicant will value others and have a person centred approach supporting people with dignity and respect.

For further information and informal discussion please contact Kerrie Moir on 01772 539166. The post involves weekend working and sleep in duties.

Key Accountabilities

To support people with disabilities, including individuals with profound and complex needs, using person centred approaches to enable people to achieve positive outcomes as defined in their support plan 

To support people with dignity and respect in order to meet their day to day needs, including personal care supports 

To work in accordance with relevant national legislation and service specific policies and practice guidelines at all times.

Skills and Experience 

Experience of working with adults who have a learning disability is desirable but not essential as you will be given the necessary support and training to undertake this role. 

Applicants who do not hold NVQ Level 3 at the time of appointment will be required to complete QCF Level 3 Diploma in Health and Social Care* within the first 2 years of employment (where applicable) *Please note this training will be funded by the Service.

The post you are applying for is covered by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (as amended in 2013). If successful you will be required to apply to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) for a 'disclosure'. Further information can be found on the 'Our Recruitment Process' tab.

This position is part time, please note the salary quoted is full time equivalent. If successful the salary received will be paid on a pro–rata basis.

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