Company : Unspecified


Job Location : , UK


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Job Description :

Peabody have an exciting opportunity for you to join us as a Support Worker based in Saffron Walden . We have full time (37.5 hours) or part time (15+) hours available, on a permanent basis. Bank hours also welcome. You will be offered a competitive salary of £18,135 per annum (£9.30 per hour), sleep ins £73.89.

The Support Worker role:
We are looking for caring and compassionate people who can coach and support people with learning disabilities to live their best life. Joe, Louise and Sarah live together in a bungalow in Saffron Walden, they like outings, music and visiting friends.

Responsibilities of our Support Worker include:
  • Carry out risk assessments, complete support plans, provide support, and carry out reviews, in accordance with policies and procedures and the requirements of stakeholders and funders.
  • Provide practical and emotional support to customers to achieve the outcomes set out in their support plan.
  • Support customers to budget to cover domestic bills and living expenses.
  • Support customers to make full use of community facilities, play an active role in their community and take up cultural, recreational, educational and employment opportunities.
  • Support customers to maximise their physical and mental health, through liaison with health services and the promotion of a healthy lifestyle.
  • Support customers to develop and maintain positive and effective relationships with their family, friends, support workers and other professionals.
  • Implement effective safeguarding practice for vulnerable adults and children in accordance with local authority and Peabody policies, guidance and protocol.
  • Work with support workers to manage risks to customers, staff and the community.
  • Liaise promptly with colleagues, partner agencies and other stakeholders regarding safeguarding, welfare and risk concerns in accordance with Peabody policy.
  • Promote self advocacy and advocate where appropriate for all customers.
  • Participate in customer reviews, team meetings and training courses.
  • Clearly explain the remit of the service to a range of clients and other professionals as appropriate.
  • Implement the association’s equal opportunities policy as an integral part of all duties and observe the letter and the spirit of the policy at all times.
  • Maintain safe practise at all times in accordance with Peabody’s health and safety policy.
What we’re looking for in our Support Worker:
  • An understanding of customer service in a service delivery setting
  • Thorough and up to date knowledge of health and safety issues relating to the designated client group
  • Thorough and up to date knowledge of safeguarding vulnerable adults and children local policies,
protocols and good practice

  • Ability to communicate effectively with customers, staff and stakeholders in plain, easy to understand English, both in writing and verbally
  • Demonstrable customer care skills
  • Ability to work flexibly to meet customer needs and service requirements, including working evenings and weekends where the service requires it
  • Demonstrable commitment to equality and diversity and a genuine desire to help people with disabilities and/or support needs connect with their community
  • Ability to work as part of a team and build and maintain effective and supportive relationships with peers and partners
  • Excellent time management skills and demonstrable ability to meet deadlines and achieve goals
Benefits of becoming our Support Worker:
  • 25 days leave plus bank holidays
  • Paid Mileage at 45p per mile
  • Up to 4% pension contribution matched 1:1
  • Spot Bonus awards
  • Long Service awards
  • Paid Induction Training
  • Paid Enhanced DBS
  • Annual pay review
If you feel have the skills and experience to become our Support Worker please click ‘apply’ today, we’d love to hear from you!

Closing date : 28th June 2020


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