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Support Worker for Older People

  • Employer: Spelthorne Borough Council
  • Reference: 1197
  • Published: Fri 03/05/2024, 14:00 PM
  • Closing on: Tue 28/05/2024, 12:00 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours per week
  • Salary: Salary range £24,978 - £26,346 per annum
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Greeno Centre, Surrey

Support Worker for Older People                      

Salary range £24,978 - £26,346 per annum

36 hours per week

Spelthorne Borough Council is seeking to appoint a Support Worker to work at the Greeno Centre in Shepperton.

The centre provides activities and entertainment for residents, but also provides additional care and support for a group of individuals who are not able to participate in the centre without support. Your role will be to support these individuals.

This is a fulfilling role that requires the ability to think on your feet, communicate well with others and be adaptable to ever changing priorities. You will need to be enthusiastic, flexible in your approach to work and have a caring disposition and must be able to remain calm in all circumstances. Excellent organisation and communication skills are essential for this post. Knowledge of health and safety is desirable, but training will be provided.

The main duties of the post include:

  • Support individuals with personal care needs.
  • Organise activities in order to provide mental and physical stimulation to suit needs.
  • Assist individuals from their homes to the centre on transport.

In return we offer excellent conditions of service, with a benefits package that includes pension scheme and at least 23 days’ paid leave per year. 

The ability to converse at ease with customers and provide advice in accurate spoken English is essential for customer facing posts.  These posts fall within the scope of the Code of Practice on English language requirement for public sector workers.  The Council, therefore, has a statutory duty under Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016 to ensure that post holders have a command of spoken English sufficient for the effective performance of the job requirements. If you have any queries or would like to discuss this further, please contact Human Resources.

Please note as part of the employment checks this post will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) check.

Closing date:  Tuesday 28 May 2024 (noon)

Interview date: 11 June 2024

To apply please use the link below

Unfortunately, we are unable to reply to all candidates.  If we have not contacted, you within 3 weeks of the closing date then your application has been unsuccessful.

All shortlisted applicants will be contacted via email after the closing date. CVs can only be accepted in support of a completed application form. 

Working towards equal opportunities 

Strictly No Agencies

Downloads

  • information Guide for Applicants
  • 1197 Support Worker Job Pack

How to Apply

Please apply online via the link provided.

 

Please note, we do not accept CVs submitted without a fully completed online application form.

 

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  • Employer: Spelthorne Borough Council
  • Reference: 1197
  • Published: Fri 03/05/2024, 14:00 PM
  • Closing on: Tue 28/05/2024, 12:00 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours per week
  • Salary: Salary range £24,978 - £26,346 per annum
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Greeno Centre, Surrey

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