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Date Added: Mon 19/10/2020

Support Worker

Romford, UK
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Job Type: Permanent

Salary: £9 / hourly

Support Worker - Supported Living

EXPERIENCE IN CHALLENGING BEHAVIOUR

Wage: £9 per hour

Shift Patterns: Days E.G. 7am-7pm, 8am-8pm Nights e.g 8pm - 8am waking nights (Sleep in shifts will be involved) - Ideal candidate must be flexible with working patterns.

Location: Romford and Barking Area

At Lodge Group, we are looking for committed, hardworking go-getters to join our growing team. What is a Support Worker? Put simply, a Support Worker is someone who supports a person in their daily life. The role of support worker is so varied - every person has unique needs, so this makes the job unique too.

Your day-to-day activities will include things such as; helping people with personal care tasks, which could include things such as showering & toileting, helping people with daily chores ie- cleaning & preparing meals, supporting people to pursue their hobbies and interests and supporting people with their general health care needs ie- helping with medications, diets etc.

Our ideal Support Worker will:

  • Be a good communicator and a good listener

  • Patient and calm in challenging situations

  • Be positive, trustworthy, honest, and cheerful

  • Have experience with or an understanding of Learning Disabilities

  • Have or be willing to work towards an NVQ in Health & Social Care

  • Have a flexible working pattern

You need to be able to show empathy, have initiative, and be able to put people at ease and help people we care for feel safe and comfortable. You've also got to be able to multi-task; remember, every day is different!

In return for all of your hard work, Lodge Group will:

  • Provide excellent rates of pay

  • Provide holiday Pay & Employer funded Workplace Pension Scheme

  • Give you the opportunity to work for a growing and forward thinking company

  • Provide outstanding training & career developmentopportunities including NVQ qualifications

  • Healthcare Benefits

It's not an easy job sometimes, but it's incredibly rewarding. It's guaranteed that every day will be different. You'll get a great feeling of accomplishment and satisfaction when you see someone grow in independence. You'll share new experiences together and celebrate their successes. You'll enable people to overcome fears and challenges while building their confidence and self-esteem.

So - whether you are an experienced Support Worker, or someone looking for a change in career, if this role sounds like it could be for you, please apply now or call Alison on 0330 335 8997

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