Support Worker, Swindon Family Breaks

Job specification

Location: Swindon

Hours: Various

Salary:£18,686 p.a. pro rata

Closing date:11/01/2021

Exciting opportunities have arisen for a Support Worker to join Swindon Family Breaks respite service in Swindon. You will form part of specialist team responsible for supporting people with learning disabilities with all aspects of their daily lives, including personal care, medications, and household tasks, shopping, cooking, laundry and leisure activities.

Experience of working in the community or care home with people with learning disabilities is desirable. You will have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, a friendly approach and the ability to work in an ever-changing environment. You will provide continuous assessment of service users’ needs and monitor the aims, objectives and outcomes of the Support/Care Plan along with the ability to accurately complete forms and maintain records.

This is a varied role within a friendly and supportive team, and provides opportunities for a variety of training. Successful applicants will be required to attend an induction programme as well as in house, online and bespoke training.

Flexible working including weekends and evenings as required

In return you will receive a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package, including pension and discounts at major retailers.

You must be fluent in the English language (as a requirement of Part 7 of the Immigration Act – for the effective performance of a customer-facing role).

As part of the COVID19 strategy this role will be subject to regular covid19 testing, as per the guidance set out by the Department of Health and Social Care.

To apply send your CV and a supporting statement which outlines your suitability for the role to resourcing@swindon.gov.uk

 - apply on company site

Application closing date: 11th January 21