Location: Leicester, Leicestershire
Salary: Up to £9.00 per hour + plus £45 a week for petrol and travel
Posted: 3 months ago
Contract Type: Permanent
Industry: Health & Social Care
Contact Name: Jade Dale

Supported Living Support Worker

Job Description

Supported Living Support Worker

Leicester city and surrounding areas
Salary: £9.00 per hour (plus £45 a week for petrol and travel)
Job type: Permanent

Hours: Full time / Days (Monday - Friday)
Start date: Immediate start subject to satisfactory References and DBS

Barker Ross Health and Social Care are currently recruiting for a Supported Living Support Worker on behalf of a client based in Leicester and the local area within the city. This will involve supporting adults with learning disabilities, mental health, challenging behaviour within their own homes. This will be a permanent role and the hours of work will be day shifts between Monday and Friday.

Job details:

  • Providing high quality care to service users, identifying needs and preferences for each individual and providing personal care to adults with learning disabilities, mental health and related challenging behaviours
  • Assist in the safe lifting, transferring, repositioning and movement of clients
  • Supporting young adults, providing one to one support, attending appointments, DR's, assisting with bills, general cleaning and day to day activities
  • Encourage good community relationships
  • Accurately report, record and maintain records as required and reading over support plans for each service user
  • Assist with all aspects of catering and domestic duties as and when required within the service users home
  • Report any deficiencies in the service of whatever nature to the service manager
  • Identifying priorities and managing time effectively
  • Actively listening and showing understanding of others
  • Continually updating own knowledge and actively pursuing own personal development
  • Demonstrating a positive attitude in all dealings with people and acting as a positive role model
  • Being prompt, punctual, prepared and maintaining a high standard of personal appearance at all times
  • Understanding professional boundaries
  • Being passionate about ensuring that your Customers are receiving care in a dignified and respectful manner
  • Understanding that working as part of a passionate and committed team is key
  • Hours of work - full time hours (Monday to Friday)

Must have 3 months experience within healthcare

NVQ Level 2 or 3 in Health and Social Care

Current enhanced DBS will be required

Full UK drivers licence with access to own vehicle

If this is a role you are interested in please contact Jade at Barker Ross Health and Social Care on 0115 9418131 or apply online to this advert.


Disclaimer: This vacancy is based in the United Kingdom. Barker Ross Health&Social Care only operates in the UK and can only process applications from candidates who are currently a resident and eligible to work in the UK.

Whilst we endeavour to contact you following your response due to the high volume of applications this cannot always be possible. If you have not had notification within 7 days unfortunately your application has not been successful.

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