Support Worker

  • Job Reference: 396606104-2
  • Date Posted: 14 October 2021
  • Recruiter: Retinue Solutions
  • Location: London
  • Salary: £19,554 to £21,727
  • Bonus/Benefits: Excellent benefits
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Support Worker
Salary - £19,554 to £21,727 per annum (pro rata and based on 35-hour equivalent)
Contract - Permanent
Number of Positions: Two
Location - Greater London - Hammersmith & Fulham, W12 9NH
Hours - 20 per week (M/T/W and W/T/F)
Reporting to - Senior Resource Centre Officer

Not afraid to make a difference?

We are looking for two dynamic and compassionate people who will provide day care services to a wide range of customers at our Day Care Service (Elgin Close Resource Centre) and in the local community (ECRC Community Outreach Programme) working as part of our new hybrid model. You will have experience of working with, and providing care to, a wide group of vulnerable older adults, including people living with dementia, those who have had strokes/head injury, frailty and learning disabilities.

As a Support Worker/Resource Centre Officer you will provide person centred assistance to our customers for all aspects of their physical, emotional and personal care. You will enable them to live their lives to the full, as independently as possible and in the safest possible manner.

You will participate with and support customers to access the daily programme of activities and services and be prepared to work as part of a team to facilitate their needs at the centre and in the local community. You will represent the centre at local community events and assist with the recruitment and retention of volunteers and ensure that they work as part of the team.

To do the job well, you will have previous experience of providing care and support and working with a wide range of customers. You will feel comfortable with developing person-centred working relationships and preparing and reviewing care plans and have an understanding of the aims within the care sector. Basic IT skills in MS Word, Excel and Outlook are a must.

Please also be aware that this role does require you to provide personal care to our customers.

In return we offer you generous annual leave plus bank holidays (pro-rata for part time staff), health cash plan, season ticket loan, tenancy deposit loan, cycle 2 work scheme, childcare vouchers, life assurance and a generous contributory pension offer.

This is a challenging and rewarding role. You'll be adept at-risk management, have good judgement, strong interpersonal skills, and a passion for excellent customer service.

If this sounds like the challenge, you're looking for we'd love to hear from you.

To apply for this role, please upload your CV and supporting statement. Your supporting statement should contain specific examples from your own experience demonstrating how you meet the essential knowledge, experience and skills in the Role Profile.

Please see the Role Profile for further details. You can request this from our Recruitment Partner - Retinue Solutions.

For further information or an informal conversation regarding the role please contact Tom Bullock (phone number removed) (url removed)

Advert closes - Monday 25 October

Retinue Solutions is committed to equality in the workplace and is an equal opportunity employer. Retinue Solutions is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy