Support Worker

Website Surrey Choices

Every Life, Every Chance

Job Title: Support Worker

Location: Banstead

Hours: Full-Time, 37.5 hours per week

Salary: £17,850 to £18,940

Closing date: 14 February 2022

Do you want to make a difference to someone’s life?

Do you think you could help people to reach their full potential?

We want to ensure people with disabilities have opportunities to achieve the same as everyone else; a home of their own, something meaningful to do and someone to love. Our role is to provide creative and sustainable support which enables people to live active and healthy lives in their local communities in ways that they choose. Our Core Values guide how we work and inform our decision making. As an organisation we are in a good place, we have a great team, and we are excited about our plans for the future.

We are currently looking for an enthusiastic and professional individual to join our Short Breaks Team at Surrey Choices. You will provide hands on support and work with people who have a diverse range of needs using a person-centred approach to ensure you work towards clear personal outcomes and goals.

As a Support Worker you will deliver care and support in accordance with the customers expressed wants and wishes and contribute to regularly reviewing customer support plans and risk assessments. You will ensure you are compliant with current legislation, policies, procedures and CQC fundamental standards.

You will also manage medication safely and appropriately and ensure the safe handling, dispensing, administration and recording of medication.

Working well within a team, you will demonstrate a practical understanding of professional boundaries, safeguarding, risk assessment and confidentiality.

You will be working flexibly over a seven-day period: with a mixture of shifts varying between long-days (7:30-20:15 pm), late shifts (14-20:15 pm), and an early shift (7:30-14:15pm). You will also be required to work every other weekend.

What we would like from you:

A kind and caring approach to supporting people
A willingness to learn
A passion for creating diverse communities
An ability to communicate well with others
What we can offer you:

25 days holiday plus bank holidays
Access to a generous pension scheme
Automatic entry into Perkbox benefit scheme
Ongoing supervision, training, and career development
Employee Assistance Programme
£300 ‘Refer a Friend’ Scheme
45p mileage allowance
Employee Recognition Award Scheme

For an informal conversation and to find out more about this rewarding role, please contact Karen O’Neill on 07544873046.

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Surrey Choices Ltd is an equal opportunities employer.

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