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Organisation: Cambridgeshire County Council   Hours: 37.00
Salary: £18,426 - £19,171   Working Pattern:Permanent
Location: Jasmine House, Ely   Reference: 18116

Closing date:

20 June 2019 at midday
Support Worker post

Cambridgeshire County Council is committed to providing high-quality care and support to adults with learning disabilities in their own homes. Our services are supported living providing accommodation and support for 9 adults with learning disabilities. The service operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for 1 full time Support Worker (37 hour), based in Ely. The post will involve supporting adults with learning disabilities in keeping their lives independent and safe.

Support Workers will assist service users with all aspects of their care, with an emphasis on empowering them to develop and maintain their independence, skills and well-being. A good understanding of equal opportunities and a Person Centered approach with diversity are all essential.

Support Workers will be in regular contact with service users, families other professionals and partner agencies, therefore the role will require you to have excellent verbal and written communication skills including IT skills. You will also need to have a sensitive and professional approach showing understanding of confidentiality in and outside of the workplace.

In return we offer excellent training for you to gain further knowledge and experience with the opportunity to be part of a supportive energetic team committed to delivering excellent service for adults with learning disabilities.

The role will involve administration of medication and the provision of personal care. As part of your role your hours will include shift working, weekends and some Bank holidays.

The successful candidate will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check pre-employment health check and references.

For an informal chat or additional information about the posts please contact Andrew Jones on 01223 712261 or Robert Hart on 01353 662261.

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