Support Worker

Lifeline Personnel

Role: Support Worker
Hours: 37.5 Full time positions available only
Salary: £11.75 per hour
Location: Welwyn, Hertfordshire

Are you compassionate, caring and hard working? Are you passionate in your belief that individuals with a disability should have the same rights to choices, dignity and life satisfaction as everyone else in society?

** Must have right to work in the UK **

We are currently looking for dedicated and compassionate individuals to join one of our busy residential care services in Welwyn. We currently provide support to eight individuals who have a range of high complex needs and disabilities but are united by a love of life. Our mission is to help those individuals make life happen, and our Support Workers are a key part of that aim.

As a Support Worker you will be responsible for:
* Assisting with daily chores such as cooking and cleaning
* Taking individuals on leisure activities
* Accompanying on holidays
* Helping the people we support access the community
* Promoting independence amongst the people we support
* Personal care
* Dealing with complex needs
* Liaise with other agencies and families
* As part of your role, you will be using a digital app called Nourish, where all care and support plans of the people we support are held. Experience of using a digital or mobile app would be desirable however full training will be given

To be a successful Support Worker you should be a kind and compassionate individual with a genuine desire to help people. You should have the ability to use your initiative to ensure that the individuals we support are able to do the things they love where possible. Previous experience working with Learning Disabilities is highly desirable.
We expect our Support Workers to combine this ability to adapt with a bright personality and a sense of humour.

In return for your dedication as a Support Worker you will receive:
* £11.75 per hour
* 20 days paid annual leave (plus 8 bank holidays, pro rata for part time), which increases after 3 and 5 years’ service
* Pension contribution
* Access to free occupational health, physiotherapy, counselling and advice services
* Access to an online shopping platform with discounts from over 3,500 retailers

Please note all these roles will include elements of evening and weekend work so flexibility is desirable. Successful applicants will be subject to a full DBS check. The client is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. They are committed to the Mindful Employer values and are a Disability Confident Leader, providing support to applicants with disabilities. If you are interested, click apply today!


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