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support worker

  • Location:

    Southsea, Hampshire

  • Sector:

    Support Work

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £7.83 - £13.00 per hour + bank holiday enhancements,

  • Contact:

    Faye Stovell

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  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Startdate:


  • Consultant:

    Faye Stovell

Are you looking for a support worker role where you can work within a small, friendly team making a real difference in the lives of the service users you care for?

Are you looking for flexible working hours based in one unit working as part of a team?

Do you feel you have the skills required to working confidently with adults with complex needs?

If the answer to the above is YES then we would love to hear from you!

We are currently seeking support workers to work within a small, friendly and supportive residential unit based in Gosport. You will be part of a team supporting a total of 4 adults with learning difficulties, autism and some complex needs. You will have strong communication skills and be able to encourage and support the service users in order for them to lead ordinary lives in their local communities. The organisation we are recruiting for pride themselves in helping those within their service to have a louder voice and control in their lives.

The shifts times are 7am til 2pm, 2.30pm til 10pm.

You will work on 2 week rolling rota to include some alternated weekend work and sleep in's.

Our clients work closely with the vulnerable adults, their parents, carers and professionals to complete and deliver tailored care plans to ensure each service user reaches their full potential. You will be part of delivering this high quality care so you must be committed and the service and adults you are supporting.

Main duties within our Support Worker vacancies:

  • Supporting service users with complex needs within the residential unit.
  • Assisting with meal preparation
  • Supporting clients within day groups and social activities
  • Assisting with Personal Care
  • Encouraging client's independence
  • Helping with general housekeeping
  • Manual Handling and hoisting may be required.

The Benefits

  • Weekly payroll
  • £250 Refer a friend scheme
  • Dedicated consultant
  • Career progression opportunities
  • Employer Contribution Pension scheme
  • 24-hour access to online training
  • Flexible shifts - weekdays, evenings and weekends

If you have always wanted to become a support worker but have never had the opportunity due to lack of experience or qualifications, this could be the opportunity you have been waiting for! OR If you are already a support worker looking to for a new challenge, this role could offer your career the stepping stone to new opportunities working alongside other care professionals.

We are recruiting support workers and care assistance across Portsmouth in the following areas; Southsea, Hillsea, Fareham and Gosport. We have both supported living units and residential homes needing assistance.

What happens next:

If this position sounds of interest, please click "Apply Online". One of the Vetro team will be in touch to talk about the role in more detail and your experience.

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