Support Worker

Website Surrey Choices

Every Life, Every Chance

Job Title:   Support Worker

Location:   Banstead, Surrey

Hours:        Full-Time, 37.5 hours per week, flexibly over a seven-day period

Salary:         £19,300 to £21,090

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

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

At Surrey Choices, we put the people we support at the heart of everything we do, inspiring and challenging them to learn, enjoy life, and achieve their goals. Our mission is to deliver innovative, sustainable services that enable choice and positive outcomes for the people we support. These services are provided by skilled, engaged, and inspired colleagues.

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 (14.00-20:15 pm), and an early shift (7:30-14:15 pm). 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
  • To be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 unless clinically exempt

What we can offer you:

  • Full training given – career progression encouraged
  • 25 days leave plus bank holidays
  • £300 refer a friend scheme
  • Generous pension and sick pay
  • 45p per mile expenses between bookings
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Automatic entry into Perkbox benefit scheme
  • 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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