Support Worker - Hamelin Trust - Rochford - Working for Essex
Salary: £10.00 per hour
Closing date: 07 Jul 2022
Location: Rochford
Hours: Full-time
Req ID: 7857
Role: Social Care
About the role

Support Worker - Hamelin Trust - Rochford

Permanent, Full Time and Part Time

£10.00 per hour

Location: Rochford

Closing Date: 7th July 2022

Essex County Council (ECC) are delighted to be supporting Hamelin Trust to recruit a Support Worker for their supported living service, Gowlands based in Rochford

The shift patterns vary with both full time and part time hours available and will require day, and weekend working. Shift times can be discussed at interview stage.

Hamelin Trust is a local registered charity supporting people with learning disabilities (including those with other physical and sensory impairments), providing person-centred care and support to adults and children through their various services.

Gowlands in Sutton Road Rochford is an eight bedded short break service providing a homely yet stimulating environment for the people we support. Set in five spacious acres, the site is a calm and relaxing space for all who work or visit there.

Experience working with people with learning disabilities is desired however training and mentoring can be provided if an applicant is successful.

As a support worker, you will provide a high standard of care and support to clients, promoting their independence and ensuring they have the best quality of life.

Responsibilities:

  • Supporting individuals on a one-to-one basis in a range of community settings as agreed
  • Ensuring that the personal values, wishes and aspirations of people are respected, and that people are supported in maintaining dignity and respect in all areas of their lives
  • Supporting people to access appropriate health and social care services
  • Delivery of meaningful, innovative daily activity sessions plus learning experiences to service users to maintain and develop an individual’s skills and assist them with achieving identified, agreed outcomes
  • Supporting people in all aspects of their personal care
  • Ensuring that the personal values, wishes and aspirations of people are respected, and that people are supported in maintaining dignity and respect in all areas of their lives
  • Candidates should have experience working with people with learning disabilities.

Benefits:

  • 25% pay enhancement for weekend working
  • Free onsite parking
  • Access to our Employee Assistance Program through Health Assured

Note: ECC are advertising this role on behalf of Hamelin Trust and if successful you will be employed by Hamelin Trust.

As part of employment should your role require a DBS check you will be required to register with the DBS update service. The DBS update service ensures all registered DBS certificates are kept up to date and allows authorised parties to view the status of your certificate. This is an annual subscription, and you will be responsible for ensuring this is maintained. The cost of this will be refunded by Hamelin Trust. For further information on the DBS update service please go to https://www.gov.uk/dbs-update-service

Hamelin Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and adults, and expects all employees, contractors, and volunteers to share its commitment to prevent abuse, harm or exploitation.

Hamelin Trust applies a robust recruitment vetting process. If you are successful you will need to undergo a Pre-employment Vetting Procedure.

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If you have any queries regarding this role, please contact Care.Recruitment@essex.gov.uk

Alternatively, please call 01277 653889 to speak to a member of the Hamelin Trust team who can also provide a copy of the full job description.