Support Worker

  • Job Reference: 00073329-1
  • Date Posted: 13 May 2022
  • Recruiter: CV-Library
  • Location: Nuneaton, Warwickshire
  • Salary: £10.48 to £10.90 Per Hour
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Support Worker | Coventry | Full Time | £10.48 to £10.90 per hour and £73.89 per sleep in Shift (10pm to 7am)
Individual Support Solutions was founded in 2011, between them, the two founders had over 35 years of managing Social Care Services within both public and private sector organisations. Since then, the company has grown and we support over a hundred people a week with a Learning disability and employ over 60 staff.
As a Support Worker, you will provide support to adults with a Learning disability in their own homes and to access activities and facilities of their choice within their local community.
Role Requirements
* No previous experience is necessary as full training and induction will be given
* Relevant Social Care Qualification
* To be able to work a range of hours/shifts that will include daytimes, afternoons, evenings, weekends and sleep in shifts. Hours of work are provided via a rota at least two weeks in advance
* Must have a full driving licence and access to a vehicle
Role Responsibilities (not limited to)
* Provide support that enables adults with a learning disability to live in their own homes, providing support with everyday living which may mean providing support on a lone worker basis and on a rota basis
* Support people in a person centred way ensuring that the persons needs and wants are always your main priority
* Write individual Support Plans with the people you support, and take responsibility for putting the plan into practice. Comply with the individual’s Support Plan
* Produce risk assessments for individuals, activities and environments
* Communicate with Learning Disabled Adults in a way that meets each individual’s communication needs and convert and change information
* Provide an appropriate level of physical and personal care in a way that recognises and promotes customers’ right to be treated with dignity and respect
* Ensure that people you support have choices regarding their food and drink and have enough food and drink to be healthy and hydrated
* Handle petty cash and individuals money whom we support and keep appropriate financial records of transactions
* To undertake other duties that ISS shall from time to time require. These shall be reasonable and commensurate with your knowledge base, skills, grading and experience and will be agreed following discussion with your line manager
Why You Should Apply
* A competitive salary with the opportunity to work overtime
* Mileage paid at 45p per mile plus travel time paid
* DBS paid
* Health and wellbeing assistance scheme
* Contributory pension
* 28 days holiday (including bank holidays) additional 5 days after you have worked for us for 5 years
* Blue light card scheme
* £250 Introduction bonus paid to any employee who introduces a new member of staff to us that we recruit
COVID-19 Considerations
We provide masks, aprons and gloves for all employees. We have extra cleaning of touch points in place, and we regularly remind everyone who works for us to ventilate rooms and wash or sanitise their hands regularly
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