Support Worker

Job Reference
PER535867-SJ-9
Salary Description
£22.15 per week
Contract Type
Permanent
Location
Bartlow
Advert

Support Worker Required in Bartlow, Cambridge CB21

£22.15 per week

2 hours a week on a flexible basis

 

 

About Me

I am an 18 year care leaver, currently living in Supported Lodgings arranged by the County Council. I have moderate learning difficulties and anxiety issues.  I am a full time student on a Level 2 Childcare course.  I want to be able to access local community facilities and see more of my friends.  I want to live independently and feel confident dealing with my finances, my home, my health and my social life.  My greatest interests are drama, dance and music.

 

Main Duties

Helping me arrange my appointments in the form of motivation and encouragement, and going along with me to such appointments for the first few times until I can do this on my own, e.g. healthcare appointments including dentist, doctors, opticians, psychological wellbeing service.

Supporting me to make important phone calls, e.g. banks, DWP, utility companies and other service providers etc.

Supporting me to attend my various drama/dance classes.

Once I am living independently, helping me to budget for household bills, food and other expenses.

 

Hours & Pay Rate

2 hours a week on a flexible basis at the rate of £22.15 per week.

 

Person Specification

Someone who has the skills to give me support with building my confidence & self esteem to promote my independence. Someone with up to date knowledge of the Benefits System. Some knowledge and experience with working with people with learning disabilities and mental health issues. With a genuine interest in the provision of high quality care, who is able to work flexible hours. A good communicator who possess the motivation to develop trust and understanding within the role. In return you will have the opportunity to practice your skills, keep up to date with professional development as training will be provided. Be hardworking, reliable, committed, honest, and trustworthy with cheerful a sense of humour. 

 

“Please note that this advert has been placed on behalf of one of our customers.  Should your application be successful, and you are offered the position, you will be directly employed by the customer and not by PeoplePlus”

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