Community Support Worker

Job Type:
Permanent
Job Sector:
Social Care
Region:
South West
Location:
Bristol
Salary Description:
�9.00 per annum
Posted:
02/01/2019
Recruiter:
TalentSpa Recuitment
Job Ref:
TD/DL/BSW

Community Support Worker

Location: Bristol

Salary: �9.00 per annum

Contract: Permanent Contracts - 30 hours per week + overtime. Part-Time contracts and Bank Work Opportunities are also available.

Shift Pattern : 7.15am - 5.15pm Monday to Friday, no evenings or weekends

Design 4 Life is a Community Support Service based in Fishponds Bristol. Working in a person-centered way Design 4 Life offers community support services to adults with multiple and complex learning difficulties and health needs.

Service Users are supported on 1:1 staff ratio and with a fleet of wheelchair accessible vehicles to enable support workers to offer a range of educational, recreational and leisure opportunities in the local community as well as at the base.

We are currently preparing to expand service provision and are seeking to employ Community Support Workers on permanent contracts (30 hours per week + overtime available) to join our hard working, motivated and dedicated staff team (Part-Time contracts and Bank Work opportunities are also available).

A Disclosure and Barring Service check at enhanced level is required for successful candidates

Community Support Worker Principle Responsibilities:

* To ensure as an employee of Design 4 Life that the company is positively represented and conduct is of a professional manner while on duty.
* To assist service users' during their day with personal care, manual handling and a range of health-related tasks. To promote independence and diversity when supporting individuals to access a range of social, educational and recreational activities both internally and within the local community in accordance with the service users' needs, preferences and care plan.
* To assist service users with mobility limitations and other physical disabilities, including and assist in the use and of aids and personal equipment such as stand aids and standing frames.
* To support service users whose needs maybe be increasing and health declining to establish an appropriate programme of activities balanced with meeting individual personal and health needs.
* Whilst this list contains some of the main duties you will be responsible for, it is not considered to be exhaustive.

Essential Requirements for the Community Support Worker Role:

* Ability to take responsibility for a range of practical and administrative tasks to ensure best practice and compliance with current care requirements/legislation.
* Willingness and ability to learn and develop new skills through a range of training opportunities.
* An interest in working with adults with profound and multiple learning and physical disabilities and offering high quality care and support
* Valid driving license & ability to drive a range of company vehicles including mini buses.
* Enthusiasm and Motivation to provide quality support services
* Excellent communication skills
* Previous experience in a care setting (Desirable)

Benefits for Community Support Worker:

* 20 days holiday plus Bank Holiday
* Pension Scheme
* Training and Development Opportunities

If you feel you meet the requirements for the Community Support Worker role and feel the role would be a good fit for you then please apply today!

Contact Details:
TalentSpa Recuitment
Tel: 0844 8700 926
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