Care & Support Worker

Recruiter
Reed Global
Location
Nottingham
Salary
£14,625 per year
Posted
05 Aug 2017
Expires
16 Aug 2017
Hours
Full Time
Nottingham Full Time 37.5 Hours per week Mon-Fri Permanent £14,625 Metropolitan are a team of more than 1,300 colleagues working to provide affordable housing, care and support and community regeneration services. About the job: To provide a personalised support service to customers with learning disabilities, Autism & Aspergers. To work flexibly to ensure individual needs are met while maximising independence, choice, dignity, privacy and well-being, in collaboration with the senior care and support workers/team leaders. Main accountabilities: -Provide assistance with the personal support needs of customers as identified in their care and support plan. -Provide support and practical assistance to customers with benefits, budgeting, paying bills and accessing appropriate services. -Provide social and emotional support to customers in line with policies & procedures and best practice. -Be aware of customers` wellbeing, safety and state of health, reporting any concerns. -Provide care and support that is appropriate to the age, gender, disability, race, religion and sexuality of the customer to improve their quality of life and independence. -Ensure all necessary records are accurate and up to date. About you: -Experience of providing support to vulnerable people (voluntary experience also qualifies). -Understanding of the needs of vulnerable people, who have a range of needs from physical to learning. -Knowledge of health & safety issues relating to care and support of vulnerable people. -Ability to work using own initiative as a lone worker and as a member of a team -Ability to work flexibly to meet customer and service requirements across a geographical area. -Level 2/Diploma in Health & Social Care or related subject. What Metropolitan can offer you: Metropolitan offers an excellent and unique Benefits package that can be adapted to suit each individual. We offer employees the opportunity to choose from a wide variety of benefits which includes options around Childcare Vouchers, Health and Wellbeing Programme, Employee Assistance and discounts with multiple retailers and many more. We also offer an impressive Pension Scheme and 28 days holiday, with the ability to buy and sell up to 5 days Along with all this we are about to launch our Metro Academy which will ensure that your career is developed for years to come