Support Worker (Alton) Permanent | Part Time (18hrs p/w) | Alton | £8.50 per hour, rising to £9.00 per hour 01 April 2020 Are you an experienced Support Worker or someone looking to develop a career in Health & Social Care? If your answer is yes, then we have a fantastic opportunity for you to join team. Enham Trust is a leading disability charity situated in the rural village of Enham Alamein, providing both residential and domiciliary care onsite and within the immediate area. The Charity is at the heart of the local community. The role We provide specialised Supported Living and community support for adults with a range of disabilities and long-term health conditions. Every day is different, and you will support a number of individuals to complete daily domestic tasks such as paying bills and cooking as well as supporting them to do the fun stuff. Typical duties include, but are not exclusive to: Providing practical support whilst on shift Build and develop relationships and encourage individuals to participate fully in the opportunities offered within the homes and external environments. Follow and be aware of the individual needs of the individual, their support plans and individual risk assessments. Record accurate diary notes throughout your shift an actual factual account of the shift and the activities. Ensure the health, safety and well-being of each individual and that safeguarding procedures are followed at all times and understand how to raise concerns. Build strong working relationships with external agencies such as Local Authorities and other Health/ Social Professionals. To undertake a wide range of administrative tasks whilst on duty, including filing and typing within the Unit as delegated by Management and during handover. Attend staff meetings and training sessions as and when required Ensure standards of the home are maintained through adhering to house rules, policies and procedures. You Compassionate by nature, you will possess sound judgement, initiative and problem-solving abilities. Reading, writing and communicating clearly in English is vital, and you must be flexible in working shift patterns on a rota basis including every other weekend. Experience is not as essential as your genuine desire to develop in a career in care. What you’ll get The opportunity to purchase up to 5 additional days annual leave Free parking Health & Well-being initiatives and schemes, including Occupational Health, Employee Assistance Programme (inclusive of counselling and financial support) Employee recognition awards Long service awards Apply To apply, please submit your CV to our Recruitment Team: [email protected] quoting the job title and job reference: V1920 in the subject field. The closing date for this vacancy is 31 March 2020 IMPORTANT INFORMATION Enham Trust is accredited as a Disability Confident Leader; as part of this commitment all disabled applicants, who meet the minimum criteria, will be guaranteed an interviewed. To be considered under the Guaranteed Interview Scheme it’s vital that you declare your disability, impairment or long-term health condition when you apply. Enham Trust is an equal opportunities employer and we positively encourage applications from all eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status or pregnancy or maternity. Successful applicants will be required to undertake a Disclosure Barring Service (DBS) check, provide two references and proof of right to work in the UK.