Support Worker

£ 19500 - £ 19500
Posted: 15 July 2022
Expires: 14 August 2022

Support Worker

If you want to make a difference on a daily basis by assisting adults in living as independently as possible, look no further!

A fantastic and exciting opportunity has recently become available for a motivated Support Worker who will be assisting adults with emotional, behavioural, learning, and mental health issues. Huddersfield, West Yorkshire is the location of the service.

My client is well-established, and their services are managed to a high standard, and they are looking for Support Workers who are self-assured and capable of making a difference. You will need to assist service users while also improving and maintaining the high standards that are ingrained in their values and service delivery.

This is a fantastic opportunity that will not be missed.

Overviews

  • Salary –£19 500 per year / £10 per hour
  • Hours – 37.5 hours
  • Shifts – Flexible working time  
  • Area –HD1 and HD4, Huddersfield, West Yorkshire

Responsibilities – Support Worker

  • Support new Team Leaders and care staff in the completion of induction programs, training, and competency assessment.
  • To provide a caring, supportive, and nurturing environment in which service users can feel secure and free from harm.
  • Establishing positive relationships with service users and always offering them unconditional and positive regard.
  • Helping service users gain self-control by challenging unacceptable behaviour and rewarding acceptable, pro-social conduct.
  • Ensuring that each person’s care plan is followed and amended as appropriate to reflect their changing needs.
  • Attending to practical matters in relation to helping service users to cook, clean and personal care.
  • To act as a key worker or co-worker for the service user to ensure that their young care plans are up to date and that all their care needs are being met.
  • To provide a positive role model to be able to offer advice, guidance, and assistance where appropriate.

Skills required – Support Worker

  • A genuine interest and passion for care work priding yourself on the service you provide in helping service users to progress and develop.
  • There can be times when the position can be very challenging, and so resilience is an essential skill – However the team are always there to help and work together.
  • It is essential that you are a team player as you will be working closely with all levels of the support team to provide the best care possible.
  • Excellent communication (both written and verbal) as you will be responsible for accurate and frequent record keeping on the service users.
  • Hold a NVQ Level 2, additional qualifications related to care would be beneficial for your application.
  • Experience working with service users with mental health conditions and challenging behaviour is essential.

Benefits – Support Worker

  • 20 days paid annual leave (plus 8 bank holidays, pro rata for part time), which increases after 3- and 5-years’ service
  • Pension Contribution
  • The opportunity to be part of our UR Stars Recognition Scheme
  • Access to free occupational health, physiotherapy, counselling, and advice services
  • Fully paid training and access to nationally recognised qualifications
  • Travel to work scheme (season ticket loan)
  • Access to an online shopping platform with discounts from over 3,500 retailers
  • Keeping you safe
  • We provide full PPE and ensure that you are confident in using it plus we offer vaccines to all employees.
  • This position is subject to an enhanced DBS Check, the cost to be meet by company. We reserve the right to close this vacancy early.

The position of Support Worker is extremely rewarding and has a daily impact on the quality of life for service users. If you believe you are the right person for this fantastic opportunity, please contact Gergana Atanasova at the Peterborough Office on 01733 606 240 for a confidential discussion. Please keep in mind that the vacancy is in the vicinity of Huddersfield, West Yorkshire.

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Registered Service Manager - Support living (6-12-month fixed term)
£ 33715 - £ 33715
Posted: 15 July 2022
Expires: 14 August 2022

Registered Service Manager – Support living (6–12-month fixed term contract)

To provide, manage and co-ordinate support for people that is based on their individual needs, desires, and aspirations. To be responsible for the day-to-day organisation and effective running of services in compliance with the wishes of the individuals the supports to live independently, the contractual obligations to the purchasing agencies, and legislative, statutory and organisation requirements.

To provide support to people in a way that is respectful, promotes independence and enables the individuals you support to realise their own potential. Effective delegation of duties to deputy service manager, team leaders, senior support workers and support workers as applicable. To promote good practice at all times, act as an effective and positive role model at my client service at Huddersfield, West Yorkshire.

To support individuals in accessing the community, in their own homes or in any setting their needs and choices may require. Registered Service Managers may work alone with the people they support or as part of a team. Managers may provide support to individuals with a variety of different specialist needs and conditions which may include learning disabilities, physical disabilities, Autistic Spectrum Disorders, mental health conditions, and other needs.

Overview

  • Salary – £33 715 per annum (6-12-month fixed term contract)
  • Hours of Work – Full Time Permanent Position
  • Shifts – Rolling rota of 2 in/4 off (sleep-ins also required paid at £45)
  • Area – Huddersfield, West Yorkshire

Key Duties of Registered Service Manager – Support living 

  • Supporting people with autism, learning disabilities, and challenging behaviour in all aspects of daily living.
  • Deliver a high level of quality support to service users, ensuring each service is safe, effective, caring, and always responsive to the service users’ needs
  • Manage and monitor staff of the services, ensuring effective utilisation of resources to enable the provision of good quality, safe and effective services.
  • To ensure that all statutory, regulatory and company Policy requirements are monitored, managed, and achieved.
  • To ensure that the assessment process of new customers is carried out promptly and effectively, by appropriate team members, ensuring the effective completion of their placement and transition and that the required liaison with commissioners, staff, and others is completed.
  • To participate in events, meetings etc., where the intention is to publicise the organisation, and to support the marketing of available services.
  • Encourage innovative practices and approaches throughout the organisation, working with senior management, and other managers to identify areas of diversification that may provide value to the organisation, and those who use our services.

Skills Required for Registered Service Manager – Support living 

  • Prior experience at management level (Preferably autism, learning disabilities and challenging behaviour)
  • You will need to have a NVQ Level 5 in Health and Social Care.
  • Strong staff management skills
  • Excellent knowledge of CQC regulations, health and social care legislation and regulatory requirements
  • Enthusiasm, passion, and determination to achieve Outstanding and deliver the highest quality person centred care.
  • You will need to have excellent presentation and communications skills.

Benefits for Registered Manager – Support living  

  • A competitive and market leading salary of £31 880 per year
  • Cost coverage of an Enhanced DBS at time of appointment.
  • Excellent induction and ongoing training opportunities (both internal and external).
  • 25 Days Holiday 8 Bank Holidays
  • Realistic development
  • Company pension scheme

The position of Registered Service Manager – Support living is very rewarding and makes a difference to the quality of life for residents on a daily basis. If you feel that you are the right person for this great opportunity, then please contact Gergana Atanasova at the Peterborough Office on 01733 606 240 or email her on Gergana.Atanasova@gap-healthcare.com for a confidential chat. Please note that the vacancy is located in Huddersfield, West Yorkshire.

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Senior Support Worker
£ 21060 - £ 21450
Posted: 15 July 2022
Expires: 14 August 2022

Senior Support Worker

Are you a skilled and motivated Senior Support Worker with experience of supporting service users with severe and enduring mental health needs that is currently looking for your next new and exciting role?

Sounds like you? The client that I am recruiting on the behalf of is a national autistic healthcare provider who operates services across the UK. The successful candidate will work at their service location in the Huddersfield, West Yorkshire area on day shifts as part of their knowledgeable and friendly team that prides themselves on the support, they provide to the service users.

As a Senior Support Worker, you will act as the 1st line of enquiry for Support Workers that are on your shift, using your past experience and knowledge to guide more junior members of the team acting as a role model promoting best practices and providing the highest levels of care to the service users.

Overview

  • Salary – £21 450 per year
  • Hours of Work – 37.5 Hrs Per Week
  • Shifts – Flexible working time
  • Area – Huddersfield, West Yorkshire

Responsibilities Senior Support Worker

  • Promoting a developmental and supportive environment for the service users to reach their potential through utilising your patience and compassion.
  • Monitoring the service users’ condition and mental state, ensuring that accurate records are kept and that any changes are reported to the senior team.
  • Communicating with the service users’ family members, ensuring they remain updated and aware of their relative’s condition.
  • Supporting the service users in the engagement of daily living activities.
  • Administering medication when required, ensuring that accurate records are kept / New medication is ordered when necessary.
  • Operating in a supportive role, being available to talk through any concerns or worries the service users may be experiencing then reassuring and comforting them as well as reporting any severe concerns to the management team.
  • Safeguarding the service users, ensuring that the service users feel they are in a safe and comfortable place.
  • Acting as a role model for the other members of staff on the shift, offering your previous experience and knowledge gained to support the development of the team.
  • Always acting as an advocate for the service users, ensuring that they are aware and feel they have a voice and an input in their care.

Skills Senior Support Worker

  • To be successful you will need to have a genuine interest and passion for working within the health and social care industry, being someone who prides themselves on the care and support service you are providing, always striving for continuous improvement in your approach.
  • Being a team player is a must! Although there will be times that you may be working alone you will be a part of a larger care and support team made up of Support Workers, Senior Support Workers, RMNs and members of the Management team therefore it is essential that you are a team player who works with a collaborative approach.
  • You should either reside in or be able to travel to the Bideford, North Devon area – Although a driving license would be beneficial, it is not crucial and so long as you can commute to the service area it is non-essential.
  • Holding an NVQ Level 3 (Or equivalent qualification) in Health and Social Care would benefit your application although is non-essential, if you do not hold this you will require a willingness to complete it upon appointment.
  • Previous experience of working in a Senior Support Worker position, preferably in the mental health sector however applicants from all sectors will be considered.
  • The successful candidate will require excellent English skills (both written and verbal), as you will be using these every day! Whether you are interacting with families, writing care notes, updating internal systems, or speaking with other healthcare professionals and more, these skills are imperative for long term success in the role.

Benefits Senior Support Worker

  • Competitive salary
  • Excellent training opportunities (both internally and externally provided).
  • Fully funded DBS at time of appointment.
  • Fantastic overtime opportunities available.
  • Refer a friend scheme
  • Holyday payment
  • Flexible working

The position of Senior Support Worker is an extremely rewarding one in which you can make a difference every day you come to work. If you believe you are qualified for the position and are willing to travel to Huddersfield, West Yorkshire or if you require any additional information, please contact Gergana Atanasova at our Peterborough office on 01733 606 240 or email her at gergana.atanasova@gap-healthcare.com.

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Support Worker - Learning Disabilities
£ 19110 - £ 19110
Posted: 08 August 2022
Expires: 07 September 2022

Support Worker – Learning Disabilities  

A great and exciting opportunity has just come available for a motivated Support Worker supporting adults with emotional, behavioural, and learning difficulties. Do you want to make a difference on a daily basis and give support to adults and enable them to live as independently as possible, then look no further! The service is located in Stockport, greater Manchester.

My client is well established, and their services are managed to a high standard and they are looking for Support Workers with the confidence and ability to make a difference. You will need to support service users and colleagues in the service and further improve and maintain the high standards that are embedded throughout their values and service delivery.

This is a great opportunity and will not be around for long!

  • Salary – Support Worker salary starts at £19,110 per annum - £9.80 per hour.
  • Hours – 37.5 hours or part time hours available.
  • Shifts – Long Days and Permanent Nights available as well as additional payments for Sleep ins.
  • Area – Stockport, Greater Manchester.  

Responsibilities – Support Worker – Learning Disabilities

  • Support new Team Leaders and care staff in the completion of induction programs, training and competency assessment.
  • To provide a caring, supportive and nurturing environment in which service users can feel secure and free from harm.
  • Establishing positive relationships with service users and always offering them unconditional and positive regard.
  • Helping service users gain self-control by challenging unacceptable behaviour and rewarding acceptable, pro-social conduct.
  • Ensuring that each person’s care plan is followed and amended as appropriate to reflect their changing needs.
  • Attending to practical matters in relation to helping service users to cook, clean and personal care.
  • To act as a key worker or co-worker for the service user to ensure that their young care plans are up to date and that all their care needs are being met.
  • To provide a positive role model to be able to offer advice, guidance and assistance where appropriate.

Skills required – Support Worker – Learning Disabilities

  • Passion to help others.
  • Caring nature and willing to go the extra mile to support others.
  • A passion to learn and gain an understanding of emotional, behavioural and learning difficulties.
  • Basic IT skills and basic computer programmes such as word, Excel and Outlook.
  • Full driving licence desirable but not essential
  • Level 2 Diploma in Health and Social Care or willingness to work towards.
  • A commutable distance from Stockport Greater Manchester.

Benefits – Support Worker – Learning Disabilities

  • Pension.
  • Competitive salary – £19,110 per annum - £9.80 per hour.   
  • Long term employment due to continued growth.
  • Motivated management and employees.
  • Funding for NVQ level 3 qualification or other qualifications.
  • Clear progression pathway.
  • Fully expensed trips with service users.

The position of Support Worker – Learning Disabilities is very rewarding and makes a difference to the quality of life for service users on a daily basis. If you feel that you are the right person for this great opportunity then please contact Gergana Atanasova at the Peterborough Office on 01 73 3 606 2 40 for a confidential chat. Please note that the vacancy is located near to Stockport, Greater Manchester.

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Learning Disability - Support Worker
£ 9.5 - £ 11
Posted: 02 August 2022
Expires: 01 September 2022

Are you a hardworking, dedicated individual? Well, you’re in luck!!! Gap Healthcare is currently looking for a passionate support worker to join their amazing team. You will be working with young individuals & adults with Learning and Physical Disabilities within the Harwich area.

Benefits of being a temporary Support Worker with Gap Healthcare:

  • Flexibility to choose shifts that suit your lifestyle via our app
  • Free uniform
  • Free ongoing training
  • Full time or part time hours to suit
  • Temp of the month reward scheme
  • Support from out of hours service
  • Access to permanent opportunities
  • Weekly pay
  • Enhanced pay rates for weekend and Bank Holidays
  • Paid annual leave and pension contribution
  • Quick registration process via our online portal

We are also offering a Refer a Friend Bonus Scheme!!!

So, if you have any previous experience working as a Support Worker or an HCA and you are passionate about delivering excellent care, please apply today or call us on 01702 987 908!

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Learning Disability - Support Worker
£ 10 - £ 12
Posted: 02 August 2022
Expires: 01 September 2022

Are you a hardworking, dedicated individual? Well, you’re in luck!!! Gap Healthcare is currently looking for a passionate support worker to join their amazing team. You will be working with young individuals & adults with Learning and Physical Disabilities within the Clacton-on-Sea area.

Benefits of being a temporary Support Worker with Gap Healthcare:

  • Flexibility to choose shifts that suit your lifestyle via our app
  • Free uniform
  • Free ongoing training
  • Full time or part time hours to suit
  • Temp of the month reward scheme
  • Support from out of hours service
  • Access to permanent opportunities
  • Weekly pay
  • Enhanced pay rates for weekend and Bank Holidays
  • Paid annual leave and pension contribution
  • Quick registration process via our online portal

We are also offering a Refer a Friend Bonus Scheme!!!

So, if you have any previous experience working as a Support Worker or an HCA and you are passionate about delivering excellent care, please apply today or call us on 01702 987 908!

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