Title: Support Worker
Salary: £25,688 per annum
Contract Type: Permanent (35 - 52 hours a week) plus weekend work once every 2 weeks
Want qualifications in Support Work or Health Care but can't find a way to get them?
Is your experience stopping you from quickly developing in your career?
A fantastic & extremely rewarding opportunity with excellent training & development has become available in Truro!
About the Role:
Your role will be working as a Support Worker in a friendly and supportive team based in a registered care home in Truro City Centre.
You will be given bespoke training in moving and handling, medication administration, first aid & using specialist equipment such as hoists. You will also be trained on PEG feeding and using catheters.
The service provides support for adults & elderly people with learning difficulties. Some service users have complex needs which includes physical impairments such as spinal & brain injury. Your approach will therefore vary on an individual basis as you familiarize with the service.
You are expected to work alternating weekends where you have one weekend off and one weekend on. The shifts are 07:00am to 21:00pm 4 days a week.
Although the service is flexible to split this into early shifts (07:00am to 14:00pm) OR (14:00pm to 21:00pm) 5 days a week.
¢ Incredible training & development provided such as medication, moving & handling & first aid training
¢ Fantastic experience & professional qualifications
¢ Flexible work options
¢ MUST be double vaccinated
¢ Previous experience in Support Work preferable but NOT essential
¢ Previous experience with learning difficulties ideal
¢ Comfortable with challenging behaviour