Community Support Worker
2000005P Requisition #

Salary £18426 - £19171, 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 staff who are enthusiastic, motivated and flexible who would enjoy supporting adults who have complex needs and may present challenging behaviour to live fulfilled lives.


The service supports people with learning disabilities in their own homes on a 24 hour basis, on a flexible rota which includes weekend work and sleeping in duties for which additional enhancements are paid.


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 finances, administering medication and ensuring people's needs are met in terms of health, wellbeing 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 one of our management team on 01257 517320


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, using personal care supports.


To support individuals to access a range of opportunities and experiences, either from their own home or in a community setting, including for example swimming, walking, bowling, dancing, shopping etc


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 learning disability is desirable but not essential as you will be given the necessary support and training to undertake this role, including the Care Certificate Induction Award.


Applicants who do not hold NVQ level 3 at the time of appointment will be required to complete Level 3 Diploma in Health and Social Care, this will be funded by the service.


Please see Job Description and Person Specification for more details of required skills and experience.


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.

Job Description & Person Specification


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