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Support Worker


Are you a Support Worker with experience of supporting vulnerable service users in the community?

Parkwood Healthcare has ongoing agency work for support workers within supported housing.We can offer you full-time or part-time hours on an agency basis according to your availability with excellent rates of pay and opportunities for career development.

As a support worker you will play a key role in providing practical and emotional support to service users to allow them to live independently whilst playing an active role in their communities.You will support a variety of vulnerable service users who may be elderly or have mental health issues or learning disabilities.

We have a variety of opportunities within different services throughout London including:

  • Older Adults
  • Mental Health
  • Floating Support
  • Young People Services
  • Young Parents Services

Key responsibilities of your role as an agency worker will include:

·Support planning and risk assessments

·Supporting service users to develop independent living skills

·Assisting service users with personal care

·Providing assistance with medication

·Complying with all relevant policies and procedures

·Liaising with relevant agencies within the community

·Maintaining service user records

Experience required: A minimum of 6 months’ experience working within a relevant service such as older adults; mental health; learning disabilities; young people; substance misuse or supported housing

Essential skills:

  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to engage service users on a one-to-one basis
  • Confidence and experience to deal with unexpected situations and be able to risk assess on an ongoing basis
  • Motivational skills
  • Key working experience

Further details of the roles will be available on application. Please note that you will be required to provide 2 managerial references covering current and previous employment.An enhanced DBS check is required.

Benefits of Working with Parkwood Nurses:

  • The option of long term assignments or ad hoc shifts
  • Market leading pay rates and flexible hours
  • Holiday pay and enrolment in pension scheme
  • Ongoing professional support from our experienced recruitment team
  • Real career development

Parkwood Healthcare Ltd is an equal opportunities employer.

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Job Title
Support Worker
Posted on
Mon 28th Jan 2019
£7.83 - £11.25 per hour
Start Date
Posted by
Parkwood Healthcare Ltd