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Position:

Community Support Worker (Aiming High) (Hub12)

Salary: £17,270 – £18,317

Location – Covering Staffordshire area – Cannock, Rugeley & Uttoxeter

Closing Date 30th September 2020

The Community Support Worker will be responsible for the provision of care and support for children and young adults with complex disabilities. You will be working towards outcomes/targets within a range of settings (home and community) operated by “The Hub”.

The role

At Progress, we help young people to feel good about themselves. Our staff work hard to ensure young people are supported to improve their quality of life.

We are looking for dynamic people to join our team to work alongside young people and families within the Staffordshire area.

As a support worker, you will be finding suitable activities that will help build the confidence of young people and increase the positive relationships they have with other people. Some of the young people we support struggle with their social skills and need someone to provide that ongoing reassurance and give them a helping hand in when they most need it.

At Progress, we always do our best to match the right support worker with the young person – they are central to what we do, so there must be the right fit. The hours are flexible, so there will be some evening and weekend work.

You will be

  • Promoting the independence of young people
  • Building confidence of young people
  • Engaging in activities with young people
  • Building positive relationships with young people
  • Helping young people learn new tasks
  • Increasing a young persons knowledge, this may include partaking in a course that will help them to reach their potential
  • Having specific goals that a young person identified and in which they want to achieve but need some support and encouragement in which to do so.

 

About Progress Care:

  • We exist to support the ‘progress’ of vulnerable children and young adults through their lives
  • We understand the needs of the people we support and put the child/young adult at the centre of everything we do
  • We care about the support and development of children/ young adults and want them to lead normal lives
  • We understand the need to deliver outcomes as well as enabling the progression of life experiences
  • We satisfy and exceed statutory regulations

 

Progress values:

  • We CARE about our services, staff and the people we support – continually improving the quality of care and service delivery
  • We TRUST that staff will work in partnership in all areas – ensuring we are meeting business objectives, goals and targets
  • We RESPECT each other regardless of position and provide peer support to our colleagues by working together
  • We PROGRESS in our development – personally, as a business, for our professional partners and for the people we support

 

You have a fantastic opportunity to be a part of our amazing team if you are:

  • Caring and approachable
  • Patient and welcoming
  • Creative
  • Helpful and reliable
  • Willing to learn valuable life skills
  • Enthusiastic and hardworking

 

At Progress, we have high staff retention rates through:

  • Personal development opportunities
  • Treating you as an individual
  • Publicly recognising your achievements
  • Supporting you any way we can
  • Placing you on a comprehensive training program
  • A competitive salary

 

Staff benefits include:

  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Learning and development opportunities
  • Enhanced holiday entitlements
  • Long service loyalty scheme
  • A stakeholder pension scheme
  • Private family healthcare and medical insurance
  • Death in service life assurance
  • Shopping discounts via the HAPI app

 

The successful applicant will be required to provide an enhanced DBS disclosure.

The role will involve unsociable hours, including early mornings, evenings, bank holidays and weekend working. The community support worker will also be required to work weekly contacted hours of working, within the community.

This role includes formal training and induction within the Hub. Applicants must hold NVQ level 2 Health and Social care or equivalent.

APPLY ONLINE FOR THIS VACANCY

To apply please complete the application form. If you have any issues please email recruitment@progresscare.co.uk

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Good luck!