Support Worker – Leicestershire £8.72 an hour

Posted 4 months ago

Rate of Pay £8.72 an hour

We are currently recruiting for experienced support workers to cover ad hoc work for a Housing association within the Leicestershire area providing support to young people within 24 hour supported accommodation.

We can offer work within the following areas of Leicestershire: Leicester, Oadby, Hinckley and Loughborough, offering shift work on a flexible working basis that suits you. Shifts that we can offer range from Day and night shifts across 7 days a week.

If you are looking for flexible shifts and you have experience of working within a 24 hour supported accommodation service we would like to hear from you.

As a support worker your duties will include:

  • Providing reactive support to residents
  • Providing a concierge/reception service welcoming and signing in visitors and residents to the building
  • Managing the safety and security of the residents and buildings
  • Operating CCTV security systems
  • Responding appropriately to challenging and confrontational behaviour
  • Updating communications logs, ensuring up to date and accurate records of activities and incidents are logged
  • To patrol and inspect all communal areas of the building ensuring that they are kept clean and free of hazards and record all patrols and inspections

Essential Skills

  • Previous experience of working in a 24 hour supported accommodation service
  • The ability to manage incidents and undertake lone working
  • An ability to identify Health and Safety issues and action repairs and maintenance of property
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to maintain accurate records

Candidates should also have a current, enhanced DBS certificate, If you do not hold a valid DBS Certificate they must be willing to apply for one

All offers will be subject to DBS and reference checks

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