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Service Support Worker (Support at home)
Irregular Hours (service operates Mon - Fri, between 10:00 - 18:00, Sat - Sun, between 10:00 - 16:00)
Salary: £10.42 per hour
We've got an opportunity...
Do you love helping people in need? Are you looking for a rewarding role that could kick start your career in the health and social sector? We are looking for a passionate and enthusiastic person with great people skills to join our Independent Living team.
At the British Red Cross, we put the people that need us at the heart of what we do. As a Service Support Worker, you will provide the support and care which can make a vital difference to the quality of people's lives, allowing them to continue living at home in comfort.
You will provide reactive, focused and flexible support to adults either following a hospital stay to enable early discharge when clinical needs have been met or to those living in the community to prevent hospital admission. You will assist the Independent Living Service Coordinator by undertaking duties required to meet the service users' needs to re-enable service users to remain in their own home and prevent hospital re-admission.
You will respond to referrals from Clinicians and Community Health Professionals and will be required to have the ability to assess service users' needs, complete and follow a support plan for the individual. In addition, you will be providing practical and emotional support in the service user's own home and signposting to other services (where appropriate) to enable the individual to live independently in their own home.
Not only will your role allow people to enjoy healthier, more fulfilling lives, but a career within Independent Living can be both rewarding and satisfying, providing extensive progression opportunities, and allowing you to build meaningful relationships with both colleagues and service users.
This role could be for you if…
You can make things great. You know how to improve service quality for the benefit of users.
You're professional. You can deal with queries in a diplomatic and confidential manner.
You love being flexible. You can travel between Hospitals in Frimley, Fleet and Farnham.
You have time: there is potential to work up to 35 Hours per week.Also, you should be the following:
Full driving licence holder (for over 2 years). Ability to drive a manual or automatic vehicle. Access to your own vehicle.
Have a good knowledge of services provided by the NHS and Social Care.
Local to Surrey Heath District, North East Hampshire and Farnham, you can commute easily in this area.
Closing date for application is 23.59 on Tuesday 25th October 2022 with interviews to follow shortly after.
If you have any questions please email us: , quoting the job reference number #6154
Please note, that following government advice on coronavirus we are not able to consider applicants who are clinically or clinically extremely vulnerable for this position.
A Little Bit More About Us...
The British Red Cross help anyone, anywhere in the UK; get the support they need if crisis strikes. From hiring a wheelchair or dealing with loneliness, to adjusting to life in a new country - we're there when you need us.
Our organisation was born out of a desire to bring help without discrimination. Impartiality and neutrality have been central values for the Red Cross since we started.
At the British Red Cross, we are looking for the best people to help us provide support to millions of people affected by crisis in the UK. We want our team to reflect the diversity of the communities we serve, offering equal opportunities to everyone, regardless of; age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex, or sexual orientation.
Diversity is something we celebrate, and we want you to be able to bring your authentic-self to the Red Cross. We want you to feel that you are in an inclusive environment, and a great position to help us spread the power of kindness.
In the British Red Cross we will not tolerate any form of misconduct, including sexual harassment, exploitation, and abuse. We have a code of conduct in place, and are committed to creating a culture of integrity in the organisation where misconduct is not tolerated, situations of abuse are quickly investigated and perpetrators are dealt with effectively.
If you are appointed to a role within BRC you will be subject to the organisation's Code of Conduct, a copy of which you can find on our website.
As part of its recruitment and selection process the British Red Cross undertakes DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) checking of all individuals who regularly work with or have access to children and vulnerable adults.
If driving is an essential requirement of the role, appropriate driver checks will be completed in line with current policy.
The British Red Cross, incorporated by Royal Charter 1908, is a charity registered in England and Wales (220949) and Scotland (SC037738).
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Company: Guardian Jobs
Vacancy Type: Part Time
Job Location: Camberley,England,UnitedKingdom
Application Deadline: N/A