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About the Job:

Support Worker

Salary – £21,702 pro rata

Permanent contracts are available up to 30 hours per week.

Daytime, evening and overtime shifts available

Our support workers assist with practical daily living tasks to ensure that the client is able to live independently at home. By observing and encouraging service users using the reablement model of care.

About you

A support worker must be able to demonstrate character traits such as empathy, honesty, flexibility and the ability to provide warm encouragement.

Reliable, committed and available to work a weekly shift pattern i.e 07:00 to 13:00 or 16:00 to 22:00.  Up to 30 hours per week over 7 days with a minimum requirement to work alternate weekends and one Friday evening per month.

Hold a full clean UK driving licence and a car available for work.

Care certificate/NVQ 2 in Health and Social Care is desirable but not essential

Are you passionate and committed to supporting older and disabled people to be as independent as possible and maximise their quality of life?

Ability to work in a fast-paced service with a flexible approach

Keen to develop your skills and knowledge

Experienced; Moving and Handling / Risk Assessor.  

The offer:

Sutton council has invested in a wide range of technology to assist our Support Workers in their role including smartphones, automatic mileage calculations and safety equipment.  We also support staff to gain qualifications such as NVQs in Health and Social Care.

  • A competitive salary - Some of the best support pay rates locally

  • Local Government pension scheme including life insurance

  • An annual leave entitlement of up to 25 days + 8 days for Bank Holidays Pro Rata

  • Mileage allowance

  • Subsidised gym memberships

  • Discounts in local shops

  • Access to a wide range of training and courses

  • Uniforms and PPE

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