Home Support Worker - Registered Service

7 days left

Recruiter
Location
Brighton and Hove
Salary
£9.31 per hour
Posted
19 Sep 2016
Closes
03 Oct 2016
Ref
00310130
Contact
Candidate Services
Hours
Part Time
Contract Type
Permanent
Home Support Worker - Registered Service   A superb Home Support Worker role for one of the UK’s leading charities.   Our client is the UK's leading support and research charity for people with dementia, their families and carers. There are 850,000 people with dementia in the UK and numbers are set to rise to over 1 million by 2025.   Position: Home Support Worker RS Location: Brighton and Hove (role covers Brighton and Hove, Lewes, Peacehaven and Newhaven) Contract type: Permanent Hours: 15.00- 30.00 per week Salary: £7,264 - £14,529 actual per annum (£9.31 per hour)   Closing Date: 3 October 2016 Interview date: Week commencing 10 October 2016
About the Role:   Our client provides practical services and support for people with dementia and their carers – and we are now looking for an experienced support worker with the expertise to support people in their own homes and contribute to achieving their vision of a world without dementia.   About You:   To meet these challenges, you must have an NVQ Level 2 in Health and Social Care or be prepared to work towards Level 2 Diploma in Health and Social Care once you join us.  Experience in a care environment is essential, and your good understanding of dementia and the needs of people affected by it will be supported by knowledge of relevant legislation. You will certainly know how to evaluate and assess individual needs, and you must be able to work flexible hours and travel independently within the service area. Add to that your empathy and excellent communication skills and you will quickly establish yourself as a vital member of the team. The post holder will be based in the East Sussex area. An ability to travel independently around the area is essential. You are provided with travel claim forms for travel expenses to be recouped .The post will involve working in people's homes therefore a DBS disclosure will be required.   If you have the qualities we’re looking for and are passionate about improving the quality of life for people with dementia you will quickly establish yourself as a valued member of the team.   Our client is committed to equal opportunities.   You may have experience of the following: Support Worker, Social Care, Dementia, Charity, Charities, Third Sector, Social Worker, Community Care, Not For Profit, Healthcare Assistant, Care Worker, Vulnerable People, Voluntary Sector, Care Assistant, Home Support Worker etc.
This vacancy is being advertised by Easy Web Recruitment, the UK’s leading Online Recruitment Agency. The services advertised by Easy Web Recruitment are those of an employment agency. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of gender, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion, or belief, and we confirm that we will gladly accept all applications.