Ref. 63864

Support Worker

  • Location: Cambridge, England
  • Salary: £20.67 - £20.67 per hour
  • Type: Temporary / Full Time

Seven Social Care is looking for a Support Worker at Cambridge City Council 

The role:

To provide support to older people in Cambridge and carry out basic checks in sheltered housing schemes. 

Must  have DBS

–    To provide support to older people in Cambridge in line with their support plans, updating these support plans as required. 

–    To undertake basic checks in sheltered housing schemes to ensure there are no repair issues 

–    To telephone and/or visit clients in line with their support plan and record notes on their file 

–    To ensure residents in sheltered housing schemes regularly test their alarms 

–    To contact other professionals on behalf of the client as required, e.g. GP or Social Worker 

–    To encourage your clients to be independent and to attend social activities at the sheltered housing scheme 

–    To support clients who move in and out of sheltered housing scheme including help where needed with setting up utilities, applying for grants etc.

–    To be competent in the use of IT systems including excel, word and outlook.

–    To respond to emergencies as necessary including dialling 999 in an emergency 

–    To risk assess clients who may present with challenging needs and to complete relevant risk assessment forms.

–    To report any safeguarding concerns 

–    To signpost and assist customers to other services where necessary 

–    To act as the face of the Council and first point of contact for the service.

Working with Seven Social Care:

Established in 2011, Seven Social Care is a leading provider of social care professionals to county councils, charities, hospitals, care homes and private organisations across the UK.

Seven is the recruitment service that guarantees experienced, qualified and available staff exactly when you need them. Our expert talent acquisition team seamlessly connect professionals to all areas of social care; including Children and Adults, Mental Health, Substance Misuse, Community, Support Work and everything in between.

After being shortlisted for multiple awards in 2018, we are proud of our nationwide reputation for providing a world-class recruitment service that is underpinned by honesty, integrity and attention to detail.

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