Community Support Worker

  • Lancashire County Council
  • Full Time
  • Preston
Lancashire County Council

Job Description

| Salary £18,933-£19,698 per annum | Permanent, Full Time, 37 hours per week | Preston District Adult Disability Domiciliary Service |

Grade 4 starting salary £18,933.

Do you want to make a difference to the lives of people who have a disability? We are looking for enthusiastic, motivated, flexible people who would enjoy supporting adults with disabilities to live the lives they want. The services we provide include.

The Domiciliary Service - supports people with learning disabilities in their own homes over 24 hours. Supports are also offered in social, leisure, education and other community-based activities.

The support worker role involves all aspects of daily support, including supporting people to access activities and experiences in their local community, personal care, manual handling, support with managing finance, administering medication and ensuring people's needs are met in terms of health and positive outcomes.

The successful applicant will value others and have a person centred approach supporting people with dignity and respect.

Experience of working with adults who have a learning disability is desirable but not essential as you will be given the necessary support and training to undertake this role.

Please see attached job profile/person specification, or for further details contact Lisa Sanderson on 01772 535945 for an informal discussion.

The post you are applying for is covered by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (as amended in 2013). If successful you will be required to apply to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) for a 'disclosure'. Further information can be found on the 'Our Recruitment Process' tab.

This post is a COVID-19 critical post. The successful applicant/s will be required to undergo regular COVID-19 testing and are strongly encouraged to take up the offer of the COVID-19 vaccination.

We do not hold a sponsorship license and can only consider applications from candidates who are legally entitled to work in the UK. If you do not have the right to work in the UK, your application will not progress.

We reserve the right to close down a vacancy early, before the closing date, if we receive sufficient applications.

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