Support Worker - Homestead
Salary details: £12,191 – 12,435
Ref: AH 1833
Adults and Health
Adult Social Care Operation
Place of Work: The Mews, Mirfield
Contract Type: Permanent
Working Pattern: Part Time
Hours per Week: 21
Closing date: 22 September 2019
As a support worker at the Mews, you will work shifts on a 7 day rota system including weekends and Public Holidays. Earliest start will be 7.00am and latest finish will be 10pm.
You will support and assist adults with learning disabilities, mental health problems and challenging behaviour. This will include helping them with their personal development including helping them to gain control of practical living skills such as preparing meals, doing laundry, maintaining their personal hygiene and developing their understanding of social interaction and relationships.
Requirements of the job:
High level of understanding of Adult Social Care;
Hold the Care Certificate (or equivalent) or be prepared to complete this within12 weeks of appointment;
Basic awareness of food hygiene;
Willingness to travel within the designated area (either on foot or using public transport). Possession of a driving licence and car available for work may be desirable for some areas;
A standard of literacy and numeracy to be able to complete and understand documents, forms, support plans etc.
Ability to demonstrate a commitment to personal and professional training and development to carry out the job effectively and efficiently by completing training requirements in the required timescales.
An enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check will be required for this job. A conviction may not exclude candidates from appointment but will be considered as part of the recruitment process.
In order to be shortlisted for this job please fill in the Application Form. CVs will not be accepted.