Female Support Worker
Location: Leatherhead, Surrey
Salary: £9.05 – £9.20 per hour**(additional payment of up to £820 per year based on 3 sleep ins per month)
Hours: Full time, Part-time, permanent and Bank opportunities
Full UK driving license is preferred but not essential.
At The Willows, we are looking for calm, patient and resilient Support Workers who will take the time to get to know the people we support and will be able take a calm and consistent approach towards motivating them to engage in the activities they like and enjoy. You can expect to support with a range of daily living tasks which can involve personal care, laundry, meal preparation and medication administration.
As a support worker you will:
Provide emotional support to individuals and their families.
Provide support for individuals, such as helping with household tasks, personal care and paperwork.
Assisting with activities and accessing the local community
Support and monitor their healthcare needs, including administering medication, attending appointments and with training, completing health actions plans.
In this role you will experience behaviours that others may find challenging. With the knowledge and support of the existing team, the Positive Behaviour Support Practitioner, as well as the appropriate training, you will learn how best to respond to these situations confidently.
A family member of a person we support, has said “I feel the team who look after our family members are fantastic! So what I see are those who have great sympathy for those who are disabled, who are patient, but will be part of a happy supportive team who are able to get to know the residents personally, where the atmosphere is unpressured and gentle – & I would feel it a rewarding environment to work in. Maybe a sense of humour is also an advantage!!”
What we can offer you:
Excellent career progression and development opportunities
28 days Annual Leave, increasing each year up to 36 days
Discounts/cashback including supermarkets, retailers and more
Season ticket travel loan
Access to eye tests
Cycle to Work Scheme
Access to our Employee Assistance Program, providing support and guidance whenever you need it most
Refer a Friend Bonus (£600) T&C’s apply
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