Support Worker

Website Surrey Choices

Every Life, Every Chance

Support Worker

Location: Banstead, Surrey

Salary: £14,280 – £15,152 per annum

Hours: Part-Time, 30 hours per week, worked flexibly over a 7-day period

This role is for a fixed-term period

Closing date: 15th January 2021

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 on a fixed-term basis.

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 (7:30-20:15pm), 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 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 Assistant Programme
• £300 ‘Refer a Friend’ Scheme
• 45p mileage allowance
• Employee Recognition Award Scheme

For an informal conversation and to find out more about this role, please contact Marina Cretu, Deputy Manager, on 07523 946301

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Surrey Choices Ltd is an equal opportunities employer.

All offers of employment are subject to satisfactory references and an Enhanced DBS Disclosure.

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