Support Worker

Full Time
Job Sector:
Nursing / Social Care
South Wales
Salary description:
Start Date:
Westcountry Case Management
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Support Worker

Are you a friendly , enthusiastic and eager individual seeking a new challenge? Want to help a young person achieve his dreams and fulfil his aspirations? If so, read on.

The Company

Maximising potential for over 20 years, Westcountry Case Management provides a specialist case management service that helps individuals recruit their own support workers.

Our ambition is to inspire clients, their relatives and professionals alike by consistently attaining excellent outcomes; supporting people with compassion and kindness.

We're looking for a Support Worker to join us to support an eight year old boy in Swansea with complex needs.

The Benefits

- Salary of £11.00 per hour Monday - Friday, £11.50 per hour on Saturdays and £13.00 per hour on Sundays
- Full, extensive training
- Work directly for the end client and not an agency
- Make a positive, lasting difference to a child's life
- Statutory benefits and holiday

The Role

As a Support Worker, you will provide high-quality support to our client, an eight year old boy living in Swansea with complex needs.

Joining a happy, family environment, you will support the service user with all personal care needs and feeding. You will encourage interaction through sensory stimulation and engage him in a wide variety of activities as well as following programmes developed by his therapists.

About You

To be considered as a Support Worker, you'll need:

- A full, valid driving licence, as you will be expected to drive the client's vehicle
- The willingness to learn
- Enthusiasm to care

An NVQ Level 2 qualification in Care (or equivalent) would be beneficial, as would competent IT skills.

Other organisations may call this role Care Worker, Personal Care Assistant, Healthcare Worker, Healthcare Co-ordinator, Care Co-ordinator, Social Care Worker, Care Assistant or Healthcare Assistant.

This position requires a fully enhanced disclosure request from the DBS.

This is a full time permanent position with hours that vary between term time and school holidays. You will work 7.30am - 10.30am and 2.30pm - 8pm Monday - Friday and 9am - 7pm Saturdays and Sundays. These hours can be expected to increase significantly during school holidays.

Webrecruit and Westcountry Case Management are equal opportunities employers, value diversity and are strongly committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all employees and all applicants for employment. Equal opportunities are the only acceptable way to conduct business and we believe that the more inclusive our environments are, the better our work will be.

So, if you're looking to take your next step as a Support Worker, please apply via the button shown. This vacancy is being advertised by Webrecruit. The services advertised by Webrecruit are those of an Employment Agency.

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