Support Worker - 4 jobs

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Kirklees
Adults, Housing & Health
Adults Social Care Operation
Social Care - Adults
Various
Until the end of April, you will undertake your duties at Crescent Dale in Heckmondwike. Thereafter, this post will relocate to Cherry trees in Shepley
Fixed Term, Permanent
Grade 5
£9.74 - £9.94 per hour
Relevant enhancements

There are 4 positions available.

Jobs 1 and 2 - Fixed term up to 6 months at Crescent Dale in Heckmondwike.

Jobs 3 and 4 - Initially at Crescent Dale, thereafter at Cherry trees in Shepley.

The hours are 25 or 30 depending on availability.

You will work on a 7 day rota including weekends, evenings and public holidays. The earliest start will be 7:00am and the latest finish will be 10:00pm.

Cherry Trees is an eight bedded respite unit located in Shepley. It provides short stays for adults with learning disabilities and associated support needs.

You will support and assist service users who have learning disabilities to live independently, through development and control of practical living skills including preparing meals, doing laundry, dealing with their finances as well as maintaining their personal hygiene and developing their understanding of social interaction and relationships.

It is essential that you have a high level of understanding of adult care along with a Certificate in Care or a willingness to achieve this. You must be able to demonstrate a commitment to personal and professional training and development and possess a basic awareness of both health and safety issues and food hygiene.

An enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check will be required for this job. A conviction may not exclude candidates from appointment but will be considered as part of the recruitment process.

29 November 2020, 11:55 PM

This job is subject to an enhanced DBS check.  A conviction may not exclude candidates from appointment but will be considered as part of the recruitment process.
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable adults and children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

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