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Support Worker - Adults with learning disabilities

  • Job reference: SWCC
  • Location: Camborne, Cornwall
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Unqualified Social Work
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Job description: Support Worker needed for Cornwall Council based in Camborne, £10 ltd an hour

Start Date- ASAP
Contract End date- 1 month initially
Hours per week - 32.5 hours per week
Pay rate - £10 ltd an hour
Team - Adult's with learning disabilities
Location - Camborne

Description
*Working alongside other staff members to follow personal support plans which enable and empower individuals to make informed choices about the way they spend their day.
*To ensure personal care needs met are met and outcomes worked towards being achieved.
*To seek guidance from senior staff members as required
*To work within the needs assessment, and contribute to the care plan and person centred plan to enable and empower individuals to make informed choices and achieve personal goals
*To work independently or as part of a staff team to support individuals in a way which respects their dignity, promotes independence and self-confidence, by providing practical support and encouraging social inclusion.

What is required?
*Level 2 or above (or equivalent) e.g. NVQ or Diploma in Health and Social Care or Promoting Independence
*Basic IT skills including knowledge of Microsoft Office
*Satisfactory travel mobility in order to fulfil the obligations of the role. You will be required to provide a suitable form of transport for those journeys where an alternative form of transport is unavailable or impracticable.
*Knowledge of or be prepared to complete training in:
- First Aid
- Manual Handling
- Health & Safety
- Equality & Diversity
- Safeguarding
- Passenger Assistant Training
- Driver improvement and mini bus training
- Mental Capacity Act
- Food Safety
- Safer Handling of Medication
- Infection Control
- Peg Feeding
- Positive Behaviour Management
- O2 Administration
- Common Induction Standards
*Enhanced DBS


If you are interested please call Jemma Molloy on 01772 208964 or email me your CV - jemma.molloy@servicecare.org.uk

If this role isn't right for you, but you know someone who would fit perfectly to our engaged and devoted team and you refer them, you will receive a referral bonus of £250.

The benefits of working with SCS;
* A specialist, dedicated Social Work consultant offering single point of contact
* Exceptional referral bonuses - £250 per referral placed in to work!
* An extensive & exclusive range of Social Work vacancies across the UK
* Nationwide provider Social Work staff to over 200 local authorities.
* Payroll service twice a week.
* Ltd and PAYE payment options available.
* Annual training budget of up to £250 and continued online CPD training.
* Excellent Annual Loyalty schemes / bonuses.
* DBS disclosures provided via fast track online services free of charge.