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Support Worker

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Social Care - Unqualified
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20000651 Requisition #
| Starting salary £20,222 pro rata | Permanent Part Time, 20 hours per week |

Rusthall offers overnight short breaks for people with learning disabilities and complex medical health needs from the age of eighteen upwards.

We are seeking 2 new 20-hour Support Workers to join our team to provide a nurturing and safe environment which will promote the emotional and physical well-being of people. Individuals should be flexible in their approach, be able to work collaboratively and share our commitment to improving outcomes for people.

You will work alongside a small team to ensure the smooth running of the shift where people are provided with stimulating and meaningful learning experiences and activities.

The role will involve working on a rota that will include some evenings, alternate weekends and some bank holidays. There is also a requirement to contribute to a sleep-in rota when required.

You will be assisting with all aspects of personal care while observing dignity and respect and encouraging independence skills.

You must be able to work on your own and as part of a team.

You must have the ability to record, report and monitor on a daily basis.

You will have an NVQ/Diploma Level 2 in Health and Social Care or equivalent and hold or be willing to undertake Diploma Level 3 plus mandatory training and further development.

If you have experience of supporting people with learning disabilities and you are able to take personal and professional responsibility for your actions and performance, we would love to hear from you. We will provide you with an ongoing programme of specialist training and regular supervision enabling you to confidently progress in your career.

Interviews will be conducted under the ‘Choosing with Care’ assessment process.

This post involves working closely with children and adults.

This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

This post is considered by KCC to be a customer-facing position. The Council therefore has a statutory duty under Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) to ensure that post holders have a command of spoken English/Welsh sufficient for the effective performance of the job requirements. The appropriate standards are set out in the Job Description/Person Specification.

To view and download the job description and person specification for this role please click here.

For further information on this role please contact Liz King on 03000 412579.

Interview date(s): 25th March 2020

Closing date: 27th February 2020

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