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Support Worker

Job Description

A new position has arisen within one of our client's nursing homes were you will be caring for physically disabled adults in a friendly working environment. You will be providing specialist rehabilitation for people with brain injuries.

The right candidate is committed to ensuring that the following key responsibilities are carried out:

  • To support customers with their physical care, personal hygiene needs and daily life tasks & skills as required by their person centred plan (PCP), ensuring that their independence is preserved and developed as far as possible and affording appropriate levels of privacy and dignity.
  • To work within a person-centred approach so as to encourage customers to maintain maximum independence, taking into account their physical and emotional condition, as well as their current skills, personal choices & aspirations.
  • To ensure that record-keeping is maintained and updated in an accurate, timely and confidential manner.
  • To comply with all health and safety policies and procedures.

Essential requirements

  • A level of professional development & registration as indicated by purchaser, regulator or LCD (this may include level 2 in Health and Social Care Adults/Children or Young people, or Learning Disability or other similar qualification), dependant on location.
  • Where driving is required, a full driving licence.
  • To be able to work flexibly hours and be prepared to participate in an on-call rota if required by the respective service.
  • Prior experience of providing personal care would be advantageous.

Key competencies & skills

  • Good interpersonal skills, able to communicate effectively with a wide range of people.
  • To be able to work on own as well as part of a team.
  • To be able to establish and maintain professional working relationships.
  • Able to work under pressure and apply consistent approaches.
  • To be able to work flexibly and creatively with customers and their families.
  • To be discreet and able to maintain confidentiality.
  • To have good basic levels of reading & writing in English.
  • To be able to maintain accurate records.
  • Basic IT skills.

In return you will receive

  • A competitive salary.
  • Free parking
  • Free training (That needs to be complete within 12 weeks)
  • On sight accommodation

In return you will receive a competitive salary. If you like what you see please send your CV to; as well as calling Karen on 0208 6808183.

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