Support Worker

Salary:
£8 - £8 per hour 
Job Type:
Permanent 
Location:
Cambridge 
Sector:
Social Care 
Job Ref:
9428_1474456988 

Support Worker posts available in Cambridge, on a full time contract, to work with adults with learning disabilities. We’re looking for people who are passionate about supporting people with learning and physical disabilities and delivering a high quality care service. On offer is an attractive salary package, excellent training and the opportunity to work for a charity that has an excellent reputation and ethos of care.

The Role

As a Support Worker you’ll be responsible for delivering a high quality care and support service to individuals with profound learning disabilities, (Cerebral palsy, Autism) and who may be in a wheel-chair. You’ll be working across a 2 services in Cambridge, supporting clients either in a small residential home or in individual flats.

Specifically you will..

  • You’ll support the clients in their daily living tasks
  • You’ll enable them to participate as full and active citizens in their local community, including access to education, employment or visits to shops, restaurants or pubs etc.
  • You’ll enable the client to pursue hobbies and interests, which may include travel;/holidays
  • You’ll safe-guard the health and well-being and safety and report any concerns immediately
  • To maintain records for each individual, and assist with the creation and updating of care plans
  • Work as a part of a team

The Person

Experience in a similar role would be ideal though not essential. We can consider applicants without a background in support work, though you will need to demonstrate a passion for helping and supporting people with disabilities.

You’ll need to be able to;

  • move and handle people with physical disabilities
  • work effectively on your own and as part of a team
  • to record information within a professional context
  • be a reliable member of the team
  • to work a variety of shifts, including sleep-in’s and every other weekend
  • willing to complete the level 2 in health and social care

Interested? Click apply to send your CV to Laura Roberts at Coburg Banks

Coburg Banks Health and Social Care specialise in recruiting Care Managers, Care Co-ordinators and Senior Carers within Residential care, Domiciliary care, Supported living and Nursing. We would welcome the opportunity to help you in your career, so please send a copy of your CV into us

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