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Weekend Support Workers - Preston

Preston, Lancashire

Job id:
LJA-53444574
Published:
22-12-2017
Expires:
02-02-2018
Job type:
Full-time
Salary level:£8.00 - £9.00  per hour
Job sector:
Social Services
Job id:
LJA-53444574
Published:
22-12-2017
Job type:
Full-time
Expires:
02-02-2018
Salary level:£8.00 - £9.00  per hour

Weekend Support Workers - Preston

Local Care Force are currently seeking motivated agency Support Workers in Preston who are focused on providing exceptional standards of care services and understands the benefits of coaching and working alongside a team to get the best from them.

As an NHS approved supplier Local Care Force have new and exciting roles in your local area. With offices in Leeds, Manchester, Sheffield and York we cover the whole of Yorkshire and the North West.

The main responsibilities of the role to work in Preston within supported living services, mental health hospitals, LD residential, Day centres and community work. You will be supporting service users with multiple learning difficulties, challenging behaviours and complex needs.

To be considered, the ideal candidate will hold at least 6 months paid experience within a care related environment in the last 2 years.

Main responsibilities of the Support Worker:

Work within supported living services, mental health hospitals, LD residential, day centres and community work. You will be supporting service users with multiple learning disabilities, challenging behaviours and complex needs
Check each resident's needs and progress
Provide personal care, which could include bathing, toileting, dressing and feeding
Create a safe and positive living environment.
Set rules for young people's behaviour.
Teach daily living skills such as budgeting, shopping and claiming benefits.
Provide leisure and creative activities in a safe and supportive setting.
Help residents to deal with problems and become independent.
Liaise with residents' families.
Work with other health and care professionals

Requirements of the Support Worker:

At least 6 months paid experience within a care related environment in the last 2 years.
Previously completed all mandatory training (that is refreshed, free of charge)
Will be subject to a DBS check.
Have a genuine interest in people’s welfare and a caring attitude.
Local Care Force is an REC affiliated award winning agency and is committed to providing the best possible care and with outstanding values you will be well on the road to success!

To apply please contact Claire at Local Care Force on (Apply online only) or send through a copy of your CV and we will contact you

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