Personal Support Worker

Job Locations UK-Cheshire | UK-Liverpool City Centre
Posted Date 3 days ago(29/09/2022 17:09)
Job ID
2022-1089
# of Openings
10
Category
Social Care

Overview

Due to the organisations continuous growth we are opening up a brand new service in Widnes and we want YOU to join our team. 

 

We are currently recruiting for Personal Support Workers to join us on either a permanent or BANK basis.

 

 

If you are committed to organisational growth, workforce development, supporting a team to deliver services that will enable a quality of life to individuals, a full-time or part-time role as a Personal Support Worker is an excellent opportunity to apply your knowledge as part of our organisation, and be a key person in our evolution and growth.

 

Our Vision

  • to support individuals to live a quality life,
  • to achieve their goals and aspirations through person-centred services
  • to enable choice and control in a nurturing environment that allows exceptional outcomes to flourish.

 

Our mission is to be:

  • outstanding to the individuals we support
  • to our communities,
  • to our colleagues and working partnerships.

Responsibilities

What is the opportunity?

 

  • £21,168 PA (£10.18 p/h equivalent), pro rata for part time hours and subject to up to a £1.44 enhancement per hour, dependant on complexity of the individual and support required.
  • Bonus scheme driven by performance
  • Training and Career Development Opportunities – up to Degree Level, for free!
  • Discounted rates on Food & Drink, Health & Beauty and lots more!!
  • Holiday pay inclusive and Pension scheme, flexibility in working patterns

When will I be needed?

  • Full-time or part-time hours on a rostered basis
  • Generally weekdays and some weekends, as part of a regular shift pattern
  • Drivers preferred

What will my role include?

  • You will support a small bubble of individuals – maybe even one person – who you will get to know extremely well and support to live a great quality of life
  • The primary focus of the role will be supporting people with their everyday lives, as well as with domestic activities, leisure, fitness, learning, employment, and individualised outcomes
  • Encouraging and supporting individuals to learn and develop new skills and to nurture positive relationships – some of our support worker team members have even been invited skydiving and climbed a stadium!
  • Completing personalised records throughout the day, and working in line with our policies and procedures
  • Access to PPE and regular thrice weekly Covid testing, to ensure our workforce are safe and able to support individuals living in our services.

What will be needed from me?

  • Be calm, positive, sensitive, and empathetic to individual needs
  • Be understanding and supportive of equality and diversity!
  • Be a great communicator and work to establish positive relationships with individuals, families, professionals and colleagues
  • Be committed to your training, personal development and the development of the individuals that rely on your support
  • This role is subject to an enhanced DBS check prior to commencement

Qualifications

Do I need experience?

  • Experience of working in learning disabilities or mental health in community services or as support staff is preferable but not essential
  • A full UK driving license is desirable but not essential.
  • NVQ 2 and NVQ 3 in Health and Social Care is desirable, but not essential - we will provide full vocational training for free!

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