Community & Sport

Support Worker

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Temporary Support Worker – Hackney / Enfield/ Tottenham/Havering

We have an excellent opportunity for a temporary support worker’s to work with our client, who specialise in mental health, learning disabilities and children services. They are operational 24 hours, 7 days a week. The salary is bewtween £9.50- £10.50 per hour. . As a Support Worker, you will be supporting service users with their physical, social, emotional and domestic needs by offering a range of interventions and treatments. You will also be working with clinical teams and key stakeholders to improve the quality of life of the service users.

My client has taken extreme precautions to ensure their staff are protected whilst on shift, to reduce risks, to themeselves and the service users.

Key Duties of the Floating Support Worker

Supporting service users with their social inclusion
Working across a range of services to meet their needs and requirements
Supporting service users in gaining independence on their discharge from the service
Providing emotional and practical support to service users , some of who may have additional needs
Acting as a key worker
Working collaboratively with families, social services , service users, resettlement teams and key stakeholders
Communicating effectively and empathically with service users
Support service users with domestic tasks
Complete all appropriate administration relevant for the role
To meet health and safety requirements
Other ad-hoc duties as required
Key requirements/duties/ qualifications of the Support Worker

Approachable with strong interpersonal and communication skills
Calm and resilient
Flexible with the ability to thrive in a dynamic, changing and challenging environments
High self -esteem and confidence
Committed to person centred care
Respectful and sensitive approach
Previous experience in a similar role
Understanding and experience working in a similar role
NVQ Level 2 in mental health or equivalent
To apply for the role please send your CV. The successful applicant will undergo full safeguarding checks.

Oakley Professional Recruitment are a specialist health and social care consultancy

Employment Type Temporary

Advertiser Type Agency