Individuals sought to work in a 1:1 and 2:1 capacity with a person living in their own home in the community. The Cheshire Community Living Service is based on clear principles of supporting people “one person at a time”. As a Cheshire Support Worker you will be committed to the provision of quality services and to the concept of working in partnership with clients who live in their own homes. The successful candidates will have the ability to operate independently with good use of initiative, and also to work effectively in the small staff team. You and your team will provide personal care in line with client health needs, exercise programmes, and household management. You and your team will also support the client’s safety, security, emotional, and spiritual well-being whilst also supporting the person, if necessary, to identify their individual goals and achieve future aspirations.You will be committed to the principles of rights based, person-centred services. You will be flexible, reliable, and prepared to work a variety of shifts. Preferably you will have experience of working with clients who have a spinal cord injury and or high clinical support needs. The ideal candidate will be patient, social, and pro-active. A full clean driving licence and access to your own vehicle is desirable. You will also be required to support the person in driving their own wheelchair vehicle and must be 25 or over to drive same for insurance reasons.
- Full Clean Driving Licence Essential
- 6 months Experience supporting vulerable people.
- You must also be working towards or hold a FETAC Level 5 Qualification in Health Care or equivalent care related qualification.
- Ability to Network in the Community
- Desire for Personal & Professional Development
- Personal Initiative