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Permanent Support Worker

Job Title: Permanent Support Worker
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Chippenham
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 339MB
Contact Name: Laura Wilson
Contact Email: Laura.Wilson@24-7Staffing.co.uk
Job Published: July 17, 2017 08:23

Job Description

Do you want to be part of a small support team that bridge the gap between the community and the acute setting by providing full care to a gentleman in his own home in the Chippenham area?

24-7 Staffing are looking for a PERMANENT (or Temp to Perm) support worker for our client, a leading national charity providing support for people dealing with mental health and/or LD’s.


The main duties of this role include supporting the gentleman with:

  • Food and drink
  • Personal care
  • Medication
  • Manual handling
  • Light domestic duties
  • Supporting him to make decisions by using a person-centred approach


The role will include:

  • Hours will be approx 35.5hrs per week, (staff need to be willing to do sleep-in shifts)

  • Working with the service user on a two to one basis

  • Ensuring daily routines are completed and the care plan is followed in line with Care Standards.

  • Managing any incidents or complaints in line with company guidelines.

  • Maintaining relationships with the individual’s family and other disciplines



  • Good communication and documentation skills

  • To be patient and calm

  • To maintain confidentiality

  • To maintain dignity and be empathetic

  • Trustworthy and hardworking

  • Compassionate to the job role



  • Relevant experience in care but not essential as full training will be given

  • A UK driving licence, or the willingness to use public transport to travel within the area

  • A current DBS Certificate or willingness to undertake


Please note that employment will be subject to excellent references and a DBS disclosure being obtained (an online registered DBS is acceptable).

Please apply now and we will get in touch with you!

For further details on this vacancy please call Michaela, Laura or Hannah on 01249 447247 or email healthcare@24-7staffing.co.uk