Support Worker

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Peabody has an exciting opportunity for a Support Worker on a full time, permanent basis based in Chelmsford. In return you will receive a competitive salary of £19,305 per annum.

About the Support Worker role:

As a care support worker you will assist people to live well, be independent and be connected to their own community. You will support people with kindness and compassion ensuring that they are assisted to make choices and be involved in all aspects of their life. You will work within agreed boundaries, following operational guidelines, policies and procedures. You will advocate for the people you support so that they are protected from harm and able to exercise their human rights.

We do require you to be flexible enough to work across a 24/7 rota which does cover 365 days a year.

Example of shift patterns: 07.00-14.30, 14.30-22.00, 22.00-07.00 ( sleep in) and also shifts to cover customers' 1-1 hours that can be between 09.00-16.30, 10.00-17.30 or 11.00-18.30. You will be expected to be able to work all of these shift patterns.

What we're looking for in our Support Worker:

Passionate about making a real difference in people’s lives, and supporting people to be independent, safe, healthy and happy

Concerned about social justice and the rights of people who experience discrimination

The ability to work flexibly to work additional hours outside of contractual hours to meet operational needs at times of emergency or crisis

Experience in providing support to the designated client group either in a volunteering or professional role

The ability to work as part of a team and build and maintain effective and supportive relationships with peers and partners

What you can expect to be doing as our Support Worker:

Playing an active and key role in achieving the your team's objectives

Representing the interests of your team with stakeholders that you meet during the course of your work

Being professional and promoting a positive joint working between relatives, other departments and partners

Playing your part in ensuring that we deliver a quality service where risk is well managed

Understanding and abiding by the organisation and regulatory rules that apply to your service including those set by the CQC

Ensure that you understand the quality standards that apply in your service, play your part in ensuring that these are achieved and report any concerns immediately.

Contributing to the delivery of a learning culture that is open and honest

Being open to feedback learning from mistakes, complaints and service reviews

Following policies and procedures

Externally representing and promoting our service well by being reliable, responsive and professional

Closing date: 5pm, Monday 8th August 2022

If you feel have the skills and experience to become our Support Worker, please click ‘apply’ now!

At Peabody, where possible, we provide flexible working opportunities from day one to our employees, as we recognise the importance of a good work-life balance; and to improve our productivity and performance, we embrace agile working, which means if you are in a desk based role, that will be a hybrid of office and home working. If your role is in a client facing environment, an appropriate base location will apply.

Our mission is to help people make the most of their lives and an important part of this is to ensure that our organisation reflects the wider communities we serve. We want to attract recruit and retain a diverse, inclusive and creative workforce to give us the best opportunity to meet the diverse needs of our residents and customers. We actively encourage applications from all groups and communities, as well as from BAME, LGBTQ+ and disabled people
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