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Support Worker

  • Location

    Barnet

  • Sector:

    Health & Social Care

  • Job type:

    Temporary

  • Salary:

    8.75 - 9.25 Per Hour

  • Contact:

    Waltham Cross

  • Contact email:

    millie.bazzoni@swanstaff.co.uk

  • Contact phone:

    01992 641987

  • Job ref:

    WX/MB/SW/103

  • Consultant:

    Waltham Cross

Not all hero's wear a cape! Do you want to make a difference to peoples lives? Our Client is looking for Support Workers to go the extra mile. Could this be you?

Job Title: Support Worker
Location: Barnet
Rate of Pay: £8.75 - £9.25

The role of a Support Worker:

  • Providing emotional support to individuals and their families.
  • Providing practical support for individuals and their families, such as helping with household tasks, personal care and paperwork.
  • Supporting and monitoring their healthcare needs, including administering medication and temperature checks.
  • Supporting them to pursue hobbies and interests.
  • Supporting the learning of new skills or gaining employment.
  • Teaching life skills, such as budgeting and paying bills.
  • Helping with everyday tasks such as meal preparation, writing a shopping list, going shopping or maintaining their housing tenancy.
  • Helping them to access community facilities and be included in community groups.
  • Understanding their communication needs and adapting your communication to each individual, e.g. sounds, tones, body language.


Requirements of a Support Worker:

The ideal candidate will need to be flexible and passionate about caring for individuals. You will build good relationships with Service users, family and team members. You will have a vibrant and bubbly personality with a goal to achieve supporting individuals with learning disabilities, Complex needs to improve a service users quality of life.

  • Level 2 Social Care qualification is an advantage
  • Fantastic communication and listening skills
  • Patient and caring
  • Promote independence for the individuals as much as possible
  • Confident and competent to work individually and as part of a team where required
  • Flexibility is essential
  • Huge advantage working with complex needs

If you're interested in this role please apply online now or alternatively please send your updated CV to millie.bazzoni@swanstaff.co.uk and call Millie on 01992 641987 for more information!

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