Kid’s Patch Support Worker

Posted 8 months ago

Enabling Independence

Join our weekend Kid’s Patch team! Do you love fun, are full of energy and enjoy working with or would like to work with children and young people?

We’re looking for support workers to aid and support children and young people with disabilities and additional needs at our Kid’s Patch Clubs in Barking & Dagenham, Havering and Redbridge.

The role is rewarding, fulfilling and varied. No experience is needed as full training will be provided.

You can view a copy of the full Kid’s Patch Support Worker Job Description and Spec here. To apply, please provide a copy of your CV and a cover letter to our HR department via hr@dabd.org.uk


Responsible to:  Personal Support Service Lead

Hours of Work:  Full or Part Time Hours Available

DABD (UK), are looking to recruit caring and passionate individuals to join our Personal Support Service team to deliver care to residents living within the boroughs of Barking & Dagenham, Redbridge and Havering.

The organisation supports both Adults and Children with their independence due to a health condition and/or disability. We provide a flexible support service to cater for their individual care requirements.

DABD (UK) prides itself on offering an outcome based person centred service, in which the quality of care is never compromised. We aim to provide person centred, individualised services to vulnerable Adults and Children who may need care and support. The services we aim to provide will be responsive, and of the highest standard to meet the needs of the people we care for.

We can provide various aspects of care which include personal care, assisting with medication, PEG feeding, O2/oral suctioning, preparation of meals, domestic, use of all moving & handling equipment including hoists, support with social activities-day trips, holidays & accompanying to youth clubs & sports activities with support to fully participate and a specialised service to assist/supervise with travelling requirements.

We expect our care workers to have a caring, empathetic nature, along with passion and a desire to succeed. Each employee will undertake a full selection process which will include a fully enhanced DBS check and references. DBS payment will be refunded once you have successfully passed your probation period. The employee induction programme supports staff development and is in line with CQC & Ofsted requirements.

Experience preferred although not required as a full training programme is in place which must be completed before lone working. The Care Certificate is accepted; however a copy of the Certificate will be required as proof.

Benefits:

We provide an apprenticeship scheme for Level 2 & 3 in Health & Social Care for adults and children
Access to the mandatory online training modules
Bank holiday enhancement pay
Face to face training sessions which include Care Certificate workshops across a 12 week period
Weekly pay
Paid holiday entitlement
Additional on-going training and development opportunities

We require:

People with a desire to succeed
Ability to work across services to deliver quality person centred care across all Boroughs
Good literacy & numeracy skills
Good interpersonal skills
Ability to work as part of a team or on own initiative
Flexible approach to working hours which should include evenings and weekends
Commitment to our Services

If you feel you can answer yes to the above, please call us at DABD (uk) on 0208 592 8603 or use the details below to submit an application.

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