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Support Worker (Driving)

  • Location:

    Oxfordshire

  • Sector:

    Adult Social Work

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    Up to £0.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Anthony Scargill

  • Contact email:

    ascargill@aktonrecruitment.com

  • Job ref:

    ASC15_1597932239

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:

    2020-09-19

Akton Recruitment are looking for an enthusiastic and caring Support Worker to join the Red Cross based in Oxford. The Independent Living Support Worker will be required to provide a time limited practical and emotional support service to service users living in their geographical locality typically following a hospital stay to re-enable independent living. With this role it is essential you hold a full driver's license and you are over the age of 21.
This is a Contract based full time role, with the initial contract lasting 4-6 weeks, working 35 hours per week. Working, Monday 10am-8pm, Tuesday 10am-8pm, Thursday 10am-7pm, Friday 10am-8pm at a rate of £10.99 per hour.
Requirements Include:
* Knowledge of health and social care, e. g. how to transfer the patient safely, how to help the patient to sit on a chair
* Knowledge of working with vulnerable adults, people with mobility issues and people with physical disabilities
* Awareness of moving and handling
* Understanding of what signs of risk at home to look for and how to ask if any are found
* Manual driving licence & own vehicle
* Valid right to work in the UK
* Up to date, enhanced adult DBS
It is essential that you hold an up to date enhanced DBS, ad well as have experience working with adults with disabilities and working in a hospital setting.
If you think this role is right for you, get in touch!