Ref. 57165

Support Worker

  • Location: Mirfield, England
  • Salary: £12.36 - £12.36 per hour
  • Type: Temporary / Full Time

Seven Social Care is looking for a Support Worker to fill an exclusive opportunity in Mirfield.

The role:

Working as part of a team and often alongside colleagues in health, for example, nurses and occupational therapists, you will provide front line support to people who use our services. You will need to be flexible in your approach to work and work patterns.

Some of our work is regulated by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) to ensure that our services meet the National Minimum Standards which govern how our services are provided. We strive to exceed these standards and wherever you work in the service you will have an important role in contributing to them. At all times you will be expected to work within the standards and within professional codes of conduct. Where there are changes that affect how you need to carry out your role you will be supported to be able to do so.

Key Responsibilities:

You will be working with service users who may have restricted mobility and/or challenging behaviour. These service users may require support/lifting for personal care tasks e.g. getting out of bed, dressing, toileting and bathing. As part of your role you will be required to undertake mandatory training which includes; Movement and Handling and/or Management of Aggression and Violence training to help you support our service users and assess and reduce risks to yourself, colleagues and service users. New starts will also be required to complete the Care Certificate.

Applicant Requirements:

High level of understanding of Adult Social Care.

Hold the Care Certificate (or equivalent) or be prepared to complete this within 12 weeks of appointment

Ability to demonstrate a commitment to personal and professional training and development to carry out the job effectively and efficiently by completing training requirements in the required timescales

Willingness to travel within the designated area (either on foot or using public transport). Possession of a driving licence and car available for work may be desirable for some areas.

Working with Seven Social Care:

We have been helping social care professionals find exciting new roles for almost a decade, so we know exactly where to look when it comes to sourcing the best opportunities. We operate across the UK, and, with over 300 five-star reviews, multiple awards and amazing relationships with the biggest employers in UK social care, we give you the best chance of landing your next role.

We have a reputation for recruiting at lightning speed, however, we can only respond to candidates who meet the exact requirements of the position. If you have any queries about a role or application, please visit our website where our amazing candidate support team will be more than happy to help.