Spelthorne Borough Council is seeking to appoint a Support Worker to work at the Fordbridge Centre in Ashford.
The centre provides activities and entertainment for local 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
This post will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Services check and three years’ continuous employment reference checks.
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.
Closing date: 18 January 2019 (noon)
Interview date: 25 January 2019, at Fordbridge Centre
Full information and an application form are available at www.surreyjobs.info or www.spelthorne.gov.uk. Alternatively, please contact Recruitment Services on (01784) 444263 (24 hour answer phone) quoting reference number 779
CVs will only be accepted in support of a completed application form.
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