Support Worker - Southways Group Ltd - Working for Essex
Salary: £10.00 per hour
Closing date: 17 Aug 2022
Location: Basildon
Hours: Full-time
Req ID: 8263
Role: Social Care
About the role

Support Worker - Southways Group Ltd

Permanent, Full Time and Part Time

£10.00 per hour

Location: Basildon

Essex County Council (ECC) are delighted to be supporting Southways Group Ltd to recruit support workers for their home care service based in Basildon, Benfleet and Canvey Island.

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

Southways Group Ltd is a specialist CQC provider supporting vulnerable people with their mental and physical health needs and disabilities, aged 18 and over. They provide a combination of domiciliary care and supported living services.

They are looking for a motivated and skilled individual who has worked in a CQC regulated service with experience of supporting people with mental health difficulties, learning disabilities, or young people with emotional and behavioural disorders.

This role is for someone who would embrace the opportunity to further develop their career in the adult social care sector.

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 with community access
  • Supporting with weekly food shopping
  • Supporting in attending all medical appointments
  • Prompting medication
  • Prompting and encouraging daily cleaning of their own environments.
  • Prompting and supporting individuals to tend to personal hygiene.
  • Supporting individuals to make informed choices and increase their independence

Please note as this is a home care role, applicants will need to have a full driver’s licence and access to their own vehicle.

Note: ECC are advertising this role on behalf of Southways Group Ltd and if successful you will be employed by Southways Group Ltd.

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. For further information on the DBS update service please go to https://www.gov.uk/dbs-update-service

Southways Group Ltd 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.

Southways Group Ltd 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