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Support Worker - Community Support

Sheffield Health & Social Care
Full Time
Closing Date: 21/10/16

We are seeking enthusiastic and motivated individuals to provide support to our Family Aid and Contact Centres throughout the Sheffield area.

Our Family Aid Services are offered to both local authorities and the private sector. As a Family Aid Worker you will provide support to families as part of a plan of work. Most of the support will take place in the family home.

Our Family Contact Centre offers a safe and effective alternative for social workers, parents and children in a stimulating environment. Our fully trained and experienced staff provide monitoring and support services during visits to make family time together as stress-free as possible. The centre is open 7 days a week, 365 days of the year so families can be together whenever suits them best.

Our Domicilary Care Service provides personal care and support to vulnerable individuals within their homes and the community – providing assistance with personal hygiene, domestic tasks and accompanying to social activities.To be successful you will have a desire and ability to work with families and children and must be able to demonstrate an understanding and empathy as to the reasons why some families may find themselves in these situations. Experience of working with families and children is not essential as full training will be given. You must also have a desire to work with vulnerable individuals within their own homes and the community.

You must hold a full and clean UK driving licence .
•Zero Hour Contracts available
•Salary from £7.35 per hour (starting salary dependent on qualifications and experience with the opportunity for salary progression)
•Access to Company Pension Scheme
•28 days paid annual leave (pro-rata for part-time)
•Comprehensive Induction provided with access to ongoing and extensive paid training
•Access to recognised qualifications
•Opportunities and commitment to career progression
•DBS check

Closing Date: 21st October 2016

Progressive Care is an equal opportunities employer.

Because of the nature of its work with children and vulnerable adults Progressive Care uses the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) to make checks at an enhanced level on all persons whose work or proposed work will involve regular contact with or working in close proximity to children and vulnerable adults in our care.

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