Support Worker

  • Hertfordshire County Council
  • Part Time
  • Hoddesdon
Hertfordshire County Council

Job Description

Job Title: Residential Support Worker Location: Lintons Close, Hoddesdon, EN11 0HH Salary: £10.01- £10.83 per hour per hour plus Market Forces Payment £1300 pro rata (non contractual)* subject to criteria Hours: 30 or less Contract: Permanent

THIS POSITION WILL INCLUDE WORKING EVERY OTHER WEEKEND AND SHIFT WORK PATTERNS INLUDING SLEEP INS.

At Linton’s Close we are proud of supporting adults with varying disabilities to give them the platform to leading independent lives. We help them to get the most out of life, with day to day activities such as planning meals and finances to accessing community activities and employment, as well as being there to listen. In return, we’ll give you all the training, support and development opportunities you need to make the most of this rewarding role and achieve your individual goals in life.

Nearest Bus Stop: Duke Street (Route 410) Please follow this link for route information: https://bustimes.org/services/410-waltham-cross-cheshunt-broxbourne-hoddesdon-ha

Nearest Train Station: Rye House, Greater Anglia, 0.5m, 9 min walk. Please follow link for travel information. https://www.greateranglia.co.uk/travel-information/live-departure-arrival-boards/RYH

About the job:

  • To support service users, in line with their support plans, including people with complex emotional and physical needs to maximise and maintain their independence.
  • Undertake medication duties, including administration and recording, and where appropriate supervise junior staff in this task
  • To be responsible for co-ordination of service users finances/handling money in line with support plans.
  • Participate in improving the quality of service experienced by the people we support.

About you:

  • The ability to reflect on your own experiences and practice to build professional relationships with service users, family carers and other agencies in order to understand the needs and rights of disabled adults.
  • Confident in the use of a computer to organise and record information clearly and accurately.
  • Always aware of risks and how they can be minimised ensuring the health and safety of colleagues and the people you support.

What we can offer you:

  • A varied and stimulating range of work and the opportunity to join a highly regarded team committed to continuously improving and delivering exciting innovative opportunities.
  • We are committed to developing and offering ongoing support, including the opportunity to work towards your RQF qualifications.
  • Herts Rewards giving you great shopping discounts and local offers (e.g. Asda, Sainsburys, New Look, M&S).
  • Incredibly generous Local Government Pension Scheme.

If you would like to arrange a visit or would like an informal chat about the role, please feel free to call Carol Eady, Mo Antonio or Faith Olawoyin on 01992 444162

Closing date: 24 October 2021 Interview date: 4 November 2021

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