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Support Worker Permanent Relief

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Social Care - Unqualified
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19004806 Requisition #
| Starting salary £9.69 per hour (£18,704 pro rata) | Permanent relief, working as and when required |

We have an exciting opportunity within our Community Services, for Permanent Relief Support Workers. 

You will work across the Dartford Gravesham and Swanley locality, supporting Individuals with Learning and/or Physical disabilities to access and be a part of their local community, you will be working from various hubs within this locality.

You will assist in meeting the needs and aspirations of people with learning disabilities by using a person centred approach, providing them with encouragement, support and assistance, promoting their social inclusion and promoting their rights and choice under the supervision and direction of a senior member of staff and within the context of County and Directorate procedures, as well as primary care legislation, to enable people with learning disabilities to live more independent and fulfilled lives.

Relevant experience of care and support of other individuals is required. This can include voluntary experience and personal experiences as well as paid work, including within the public, private or voluntary sectors in the care of adults, working with people with learning disabilities. 

You will need to have an awareness of the needs of people with learning disabilities with challenging behaviour, autism, epilepsy and other disabilities.

You may be expected to escort individuals on the service mini bus in accordance with the Highway Code and training provided by the Road Safety Unit of the county council to maintain client, staff and public safety whilst on the highway.

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.

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

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

For further information on this role please contact Samantha Blatt on 03000 414134.

Interview date(s): 8th November 2019

Closing date: 24th October 2019

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