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Outreach Support Worker

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Salary £8-£9 per hour
Organisation Crossroads Care
Closing date 12 pm on 1 December 2017
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Location – Working in the community across Herefordshire

Hours - Contract

Qualification in Health and Social Care is desired, not essential as full training will be provided.

Would you like to change the lives of people in your local community?

Do you have a holistic approach to providing care, companionship and support?

Crossroads Care is a specialist charitable organisation who provide practical help and social opportunities to unpaid carers. An exciting opportunity has arisen for enthusiastic Outreach Workers to work within our developing service across Herefordshire.

We are looking for caring, reliable and flexible individuals to provide an innovative, person-centred service.  The successful candidate will work with families to support people with personal care needs to take part in meaningful activities, hobbies and days out. 

 Our unique, holistic support plans will help maintain communication and independence, whilst promoting their cognitive ability and general wellbeing. 

 Good communication skills are required as you will engage with service users to build trusting, therapeutic relationships.  On occasion, you may be required to provide respectful personal care.

 A full induction and package of certificated training will be provided.  This includes Dementia Awareness, Autism Awareness, Therapeutic Activities, Moving and Handling and Safeguarding, a perfect pathway into health and social care.

The ideal candidate must have a positive 'can do' attitude, must be over the age of 18 years old, have access to a vehicle and a clean driving licence.

Hoople Ltd is working on behalf of our Client as a Recruitment Agency.

 

For more information contact

Experience is desirable but not essential as full training will be provided.  For more information, a job description or application form, contact us on 01432 355373.


Hoople Ltd is working on behalf of our Client as a Recruitment Agency.