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Support Worker - Substance Misuse

Posted: 26/10/2021

Full Time
Preston, Lancashire
£13.50 per Hour

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Non-nursing, Social Work, Support Worker
Ref: SI1234

£13.50 per Hour | 36 or 48 Hour Shifts Available | Days or Nights | Private Client

My client is currently recruiting for a team of experienced support workers to provide person centred care and support to adults within Mental Health and Substance Misuse issues and within their own homes. You will be supporting adults in developing independent living skills and participating in a varied, active, and fulfilling lifestyle.

About the Support Worker role and what the client is offering:

  • A permanent full-time contract to work either 36 or 40 hours per week
  • Flexible shifts covering a 24/7 rota, with 8am-8pm or 8pm-8am/12 hour shifts in place
  • Very competitive pay rates of £13.50 per hour plus paid breaks
  • 28 days annual leave

In this role you will deliver care and support programmes, update care plans and will play a key role in the daily life of the client, providing companionship, care and support whilst using the Positive Behavioural Support Model and proactive strategies to support them in staying safe and maintain their wellbeing.

What we are looking for in a Support Worker:

  • You will have previous experience in a care or support setting and should have experience and understanding of Positive Behavioural Support Models
  • NVQ Level 2 in Health and Social Care is beneficial but not essential, and you should be willing to undertake this, and any additional studies and training required
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills and a friendly approach
  • Patient, empathetic and willing to persevere to build positive working relationships with the client

For more information, or to apply now please follow the link provided.

Alternatively, please call Sarah Ibbotson at SYK Recruitment now on 020 3963 0361 or 07707 281657

Please note any offers of employment are subject to an Enhanced DBS/PVG/Access NI check and employment reference checks in addition to verification of UK professional registration (if applicable), right to work in the UK and Occupational Health clearance.

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