Care & Support Worker - Bank

Recruiter
Metropolitan
Location
Letchworth, Hertfordshire, England
Salary
£8.77 - 8.78 per hour
Posted
07 Mar 2018
Closes
04 Apr 2018
Ref
_2162
Contact
Resourcing Team
Seniority
Officer
Contract
Temporary
Hours
Part Time
Organisation Type
Housing association / RP

If you are seeking flexible working patterns and have a passion for providing excellent care Metropolitan is keen to talk to you. We are currently looking to expand our Bank pool of Care and Support staff based in Letchworth and Buntingford. The role will involve working with mental health and learning disabilities clients. Working hours are on a Bank basis so flexible to meet the needs of the service

In this role you will be responsible, where identified, for providing personal care, home care, domestic tasks and housing related support in a residential setting or lone working in the community. This may include working overnight and providing security for service users. Yo will on occasion be a lone working, so ability/confidence to work unsupervised is important. You will also need experience in a similar role previously.

Responsibilities to include, but not be limited to:

- Providing care and support to clients within residential and community settings
- Administrative tasks
- Monitor clients to take prescribed medication as advised within care plans
- Assist in activities and outings
- Deal with family members, social workers and health professionals.
- Conduct risk assessments where necessary
- Manage a caseload if required
- Giving advice to clients around benefits and tenancies

Experience in this role is essential as you will work with minimal supervision on occasion so your CV should demonstrate: -

- Experience of providing care or support to vulnerable people
- Ability to prioritise workload
- Awareness of the needs of our service users and relevant legislation
- Willing to work flexible hours, involves different shift patterns
- Good Communication and IT Skills

In return we offer competitive salary, training on site, paid DBS, pension scheme.
Salary £8.78 / hour + holiday pay

If you are interested in the role, please apply directly with an up to date CV. If you require further information please contact Aiste Mardosaite - HR Bank Administrator on 020 3535 3069.

Metropolitan is committed to being an equal opportunity employer and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any kind: Metropolitan is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at Metropolitan are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to age, disability, gender reassignment, marital status, pregnancy or maternity, race or religion, sex or sexual orientation. Metropolitan will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics and we encourage applications from diverse backgrounds and cultures.

It should be noted that the successful applicant will need to be subject to a background enhanced disclosure check by the Disclosure and Barring Services (DBS) before any appointment can be confirmed.

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