Support Worker

  • Job Reference: 6747770
  • Date Posted: 10 October 2018
  • Recruiter: Venn Group
  • Location: Oxfordshire
  • Salary: £8.00 to £10.00 Per Hour
  • Sector: Communications & Marketing
  • Job Type: Temporary
  • Duration: Temporary
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Urgent Support Worker vacancy
Recruitment Agency Reference: 6747770

 
A reputable housing association is currently recruiting for a Support Worker based in the Oxfordshire area. The client is looking to recruit a Support Worker to work in a project with mental health clients.
 
Length:                        1 month ongoing
Hours:                          37 hours
Location:                     Oxfordshire
 
The role involves:

  • Working with mental health clients ages 16-65 within a housing setting
  • Conducting 1 to 1 work promoting mental and physical well-being
  • Supporting, encouraging and prompting residents with their medication
  • Liaising with external agencies and multi disciplinary teams and carers
  • Dealing with any instances in the project finding appropriate solutions
  • Ensuring records are accurately updated and maintained
  • Conducting health and safety checks
  • Signposting service users to specialist services when required
  • Writing and following individual support plans and carrying out risk assessments

 
Essential requirements:

  • Experience with supporting vulnerable people to become more independent, ideally from a housing and support background
  • An enhanced DBS from within 3 years
  • Available to start at short notice

 
 

To apply for this excellent opportunity or to find out more information on other opportunities available in more local areas to you, don’t hesitate to contact Charley Payne on 01908-295 000 or cpayne@venngroup.com as soon as possible.