Support Worker, Hampshire Council, Adults Support Team


Ref: EN343-429

Sector: Social Work
Division: Adult Services
Specialist Area: Support Worker
Location: Hampshire
Job type: Contract
Salary (per hour): Negotiable dependent on experience and pay scheme selected
Reference: EN343-429

Job Description

Support Worker, Hampshire Council, Adults Support Team - Must have a minimum of 2 years+ UK experience within an Adult Social Work team

Our client is looking for a support Worker with 2 years+ UK experience within an Adults team

The responsibilities will include:

• Provide support and care to service users
• This role involves the jobholder maintaining a daily caring relationship with service users that have mental and physical needs
• The role provides personal care to a range of service users
• There will be periodic requirements far manual handling e.g. assisting service users to walk, moving service users between wheelchair and chair
• You may need to act as an escort to service users, including escorting them on holiday
• Ability to interpret information, such as service complaints, and then redirect them to the appropriate person to provide quick and accurate resolution
• Good communication and interpersonal skills in order to provide clear and concise advice and guidance to a range of customers
• Clear, concise basic literacy and numeracy skills in order to record and document activities in the care plan
• Able to deal appropriately with challenging behaviour from service users and/or their families and maintain a sympathetic and understanding attitude towards them
• Able to build relationships with people from a wide variety of cultural, religious and ethnic backgrounds
• Ability to work as part of a team completing shared tasks in order to deliver a service to others. Dexterity and/or co-ordination skills necessary to provide personal care, operate equipment and demonstrate activities
• Able to encourage and support people to do things for themselves
• Liaise appropriately with colleagues and other professionals
• 37 hours per week (flexible by negotiation)
• Immediate start
• 3 Month Temporary Contract

The successful candidate will need to hold an NVQ3 in Health & Social Care or equivalent, have a current CRB and be a car driver.

If you do not have a minimum of 2 years UK experience relevant to this role, you are not eligible so please do not apply!

Please call the recruitment team where you will speak to one of our dedicated consultants on 0333 1234 530

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