Support Worker/Care Assistant

£16,623 pro rata + enhancements +mileage/public transport costs
13 Oct 2016
27 Oct 2016
John Martins
Contract Type
Full Time
LOCATION Sheffield, South Yorkshire

JOB TITLE:  Support Worker/Care Assistant (Community)

SALARY & BENEFITS: £16,623 pro rata + enhancements +mileage/public transport costs & travel time top ups.

WORKING HOURS: Full time/Part time/ flexible hours available, on rota-Permanent contracts

THE COMPANY:  Our client is the UK’s leading charity supporting disabled people. For over 65 years they have supported disabled people in many different ways, to reflect their needs including providing care in people’s own homes, through to employment and education.

THE ROLE:  Support Worker, Sheffield

Are you a good listener? Are you flexible and patient?

If you are then we may have the perfect job for you.  They provide support to a wide spectrum of adults in a wider Sheffield community. In the role of support worker you will be involved in providing personal care and support to service users, some with complex care needs, which promotes and enables independence.

You will support people with all aspects of daily living, ensuring that their independence is preserved and developed.

You do not need previous experience to be a part of our team. Full training is provided.

Key Responsibilities to include:- Support Worker, Sheffield
  • Personal care (requirements differ)
  • Medication administration and management.
  • Supporting during medical appointments
  • Finances: budgeting, utility bills and benefits
  • Helping to understand written official communications and action them
  • Meal planning, preparation and cooking, cleaning and going shopping
  • Updating and maintaining relevant records
  • Attending appointments and social activities

Key Experience preferred for the role:- Support Worker, Support Worker,Sheffield

-          Experience of providing personal care(paid or unpaid) would be desirable, but not essential
-          To have NVQ 2 in Care/ Diploma in social care or willingness to work towards this.
-          Good basic literacy and numeracy
-          To be willing to undertake required training (including updates), sometimes off site and outside normal working hours.
-          An engaging manner with ability to build rapport with people.
-          Passion, enthusiasm and a real commitment to make a difference to people lives
-          A reliable, flexible  approach to work
-          A satisfactory disclosure check is required for this post

You will be sent an online questionnaire to support your CV and application, please fill in the details and we will be in touch to advise you of the next steps.