About The Job

Salary:  £18,887 to £19, 264 per annum
Working Pattern:  Part-time (roles available from 16 to 26 hours per week)
Contract Length: Permanent
Location:  Hammonds, Bognor Regis
Interview Date: TBC

Do you want to support people to grow in confidence and a desire to develop their ability to do the things they want to?

Hammonds are looking for passionate and highly motivated Support Workers to join their team!

We are looking for a Support Worker who:

  • Provide active support and enable people in all aspects of their personal and physical care.
  • Demonstrate a basic understanding of people with learning disabilities, people with dementia and other cognitive impairments.
  • Have a good working knowledge of safeguarding and managing risks.
  • Listen to people and treat all with respect, kindness, and dignity.
  • If you would like to join our dynamic team, please take a look at the attached job description and see if you have the skills, qualifications, and experience to be a Support Worker here at Hammonds!

    Experience and Skills

    Key Skills

  • Ability to interpret information, such as service complaints, and then redirect them to the appropriate person to provide quick and accurate resolution.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills in order to provide clear and concise advice and guidance to a range of people.
  • Ability to deal appropriately with expressive behaviour from the people we support, and respond sensitively to their families and carers.
  • Ability to build relationships with people from a wide variety of cultural, religious and ethnic backgrounds
  • Ability to work as part of a team completing shared tasks in order to deliver a service to others.
  • Qualifications and/or experience:

  • Basic literacy and numeracy skills in order to record and document activities in the provider plans.
  • Basic understanding of the needs of the customer and their rights as an
    individual.
  • Knowledge of Health and Safety practice, First Aid and Fire procedure, Manual Handling – Desirable
  • NVQ 2/Diploma in Care or equivalent qualification – Desirable
  • Demonstrable successful experience of working as part of a team.
  • Previous experience of working in a care setting and with people who have a disability or vulnerable customers – Desirable
  • Previous experience of running group activities – Desirable
  • Rewards and Benefits

    As an employer we recognise that it is our employees that are central to everything we do. We aim to create a supportive and dynamic working environment where employees can achieve their full potential, achieve a healthy work-life balance and are rewarded for the work they do.

    In addition to working within a great team and a competitive salary you will have access to:

  • 24 days annual leave + bank holidays with the ability to buy additional leave annually
  • Access to a generous, defined benefit pension scheme
  • A range of flexible working options
  • Training and development opportunities, including coaching and mentoring
  • Health and wellbeing benefits including access to our Employee Assistance Programme, Mental Health First Aiders and Voluntary Health Cash Plans
  • Discounted membership at selected local sports and fitness centres
  • For a full list of the benefits offered to you as a West Sussex County Council employee you can find them on our Rewards and Benefits page.

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