At Reed Social Care, we are currently looking for a support worker to work on a permanent basis with our client based in Sittingbourne. You will be a welcome member of the team, and your role will include supporting individuals with a learning disability/mental health condition to live a full meaningful life. The ideal candidate for this job vacancy will have experience in learning disabilities and mental health (not essential). Within this role as a support worker you will need a good and clear understanding of medication, procedures, safeguarding policies and procedures. Also, you’ll need motivation skills, be self- motivated, flexible and organised.
Main Duties and Responsibilities Include: -
Support the Service user with everyday task and help them live independently
Support people with Autism, Mental Health Needs, Acquired Brain Injuries, and Learning Disabilities
Support with shopping, laundry, cooking, budgeting and personal care if required
Support with activities
Essential Criteria: -
NVQ Level 2/3 Health & Social Care - or at the very least be willing to work towards these.
Further Information: -
Successful candidate will be required to hold or apply for an Enhanced DBS Certificate and have 2 references, including one from their most recent employer
Job Types: Full-time at least 37.5 hours per week
Salary: £8.72 an hour
Support Experience (1 Year)