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Support Worker

Durham DL17, UK
£15,870.40 pro rata, per annum (£8.72 per hour)
Social Care

This vacancy has been posted by TribePost on behalf of The Oaklea Trust

Support Worker

Location: Ferryhill, County Durham
Salary: £15,870.40 pro rata, per annum (£8.72 per hour)
Contract: 30-hour part time position

Are you looking for a new challenge or a change of career? If so, these new job opportunities with Oaklea in County Durham maybe for you?

24-hour cover including sleep ins & waking night support required.

About Us:

Oaklea’s customers living in Ferryhill, County Durham are looking for a new employee to support them in their daily lives. The successful applicant will have a caring personality, good communication skills, friendly personality and a good sense of humour.

Support Worker / Lifestyle Co-ordinator – About the Role:

You will need to be able to work as part of a team and individually, provide a high standard of care to our customers and be flexible in your availability to work.

Your responsibilities will be:

  • Support a number of individuals with learning and physical disabilities
  • Support customers with challenging behaviours
  • Support customers with manual handling including direct personal care
  • Provide support with daily living skills e.g. banking, budgeting, cooking and social activities such as supporting our customers to go swimming, attending football matches, bowling and shopping
  • Communicate effectively with the customer networks e.g. family, medical professionals

Support Worker / Lifestyle Co-ordinator – What We Need from You:

Supporting our customers to live better lives that fall within the 7 keys of citizenship; Purpose, Freedom, Money, Home, Help, Life and Love.

Working with our customers is both rewarding as well as, at times, challenging. Are you dynamic, innovative and looking for a new role with variety where no two days are the same? If so, this might be the opportunity that you have been waiting for.

No previous experience of care work required as full training will be given.

Support Worker / Lifestyle Co-ordinator – We Are Offering:

In return Oaklea will offer a full training package to support the successful candidates in their roles. DBS applications are paid by Oaklea.

  • 28 days annual leave including Bank Holidays,
  • Pension Scheme,
  • Family Friendly policies’
  • Health Care Cash Plan,
  • Childcare voucher scheme

Closing Date: 13th November 2020

If you would like to be a part of a caring and supportive organisation that puts the customer at the centre of all we do, we would love to hear from you, click on ‘APPLY’ today forwarding a recent copy of your CV for consideration in the first instance.

Note: Due to the impacts of COVID-19 we are inviting enquiries and applications now and will set interview and appointment dates as and when it becomes possible

No agencies please

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