Recruitment

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Support Worker - Hertfordshire

Fortis Care is looking for a superstar Support Worker - Hertfordshire

Full-Time

Hertfordshire

Published 30 March 2017

About the job

When you join Fortis Care as a Support Worker, you will provide care and support to a range of individuals who are living with learning disabilities, mental health, autism and other complex physical and health needs to reach their full potential – and of course we’ll make sure that you reach yours.

From day-to-day, our Support Workers will empower the individuals we support to become more independent within their home within the local community and other areas they wish to. This can include supporting people go to college, learn to cook, develop independent living skills on varied levels, take a holiday or any one of a number of other activities. Quite simply, our aim is to make peoples lives better, more independent and enjoyable – and we guarantee you’ll have plenty of fun along the way.

Duties will include supporting people with:

We train all of our staff to provide the best possible care to the individuals that we support via the Care Certifiate and QCF Social Care qualification. Our working hours are extremely flexible; whether you have some previous experience of care or you don’t, we give all of our Support Workers comprehensive training.

Job requirements

EXPERIENCE

1

Experience of providing support to people with learning disabilities, mental health, autism and other complex physical and health needs and the management of behaviours that challenge

Desirable

2

Experience of providing person centered support

Desirable

SKILLS

3

Demonstration or evidence of networking skills and ability to build links in the local community

Essential

4

Ability to manage difficult and crisis situations calmly and effectively

Essential

5

Ability to work independently and use own initiative

Essential

6

Ability to work as part of a team

Essential

KNOWLEDGE

7

Knowledge and commitment to Person Centered Approaches and the aims of Fortis Care

Essential

8

Possession of, or commitment to obtain, an appropriate NVQ

Essential

CIRCUMSTANCES

9

Able to work flexibly as required, including weekends and evening

Essential


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