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Support Worker

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  • Date posted

    August 1, 2023

  • Closing date

    July 31, 2024

  • Hiring location

    Surrey

  • Offered salary

    $100 - $200/month

  • Career level

    Senior

  • Qualification

    Bachelor Degree

  • Experience

    3 - 5 Years

  • Quantity

    10 person

Description

Optimal CareTech is seeking a compassionate and dedicated Support Worker to join our team and make a positive impact in the lives of individuals in need. As a Support Worker, you will play a vital role in providing essential assistance and care to our clients, empowering them to lead fulfilling and independent lives.

Responsibilities:
– Assist clients with personal care, including bathing, dressing, grooming, and toileting, while preserving their privacy and dignity.
– Support clients’ daily living activities, such as meal preparation, housekeeping, and transportation to appointments or activities.
– Build meaningful relationships with clients, offering empathy and emotional support to enhance their well-being.
– Encourage social interaction and community participation, reducing isolation and fostering a sense of belonging.
– Implement strategies to manage challenging behaviors and seek guidance from professionals when needed.
– Maintain accurate records of client interactions, progress, and incidents, ensuring effective communication with the support team.
– Advocate for clients, promoting their rights and ensuring their needs are met within their care plans.
– Identify potential safety risks and take appropriate precautions to maintain a secure environment for clients.

Requirements:
– High school diploma or equivalent (a degree in a related field is advantageous).
– Prior experience in caregiving, social work, or a related field is desirable.
– Empathy, patience, and a non-judgmental approach to support individuals with diverse needs.
– Strong communication and interpersonal skills to build meaningful connections with clients and their families.
– Ability to adapt to changing situations and work effectively in a team environment.
– Basic knowledge of medical conditions, disabilities, and mental health issues.
– Strong organizational and time-management skills.
– A valid driver’s license and access to reliable transportation (if required for the role).

Benefits:
– Competitive salary and benefits package.
– Opportunities for career growth and professional development.
– A supportive and inclusive work environment.
– Meaningful work that positively impacts the lives of others.

How to Apply:
Interested candidates are encouraged to apply through the LinkedIn job posting or send their updated resume to application@optimalcaretech.co.uk. We welcome applicants who are passionate about making a difference in the lives of others and who possess the necessary skills and qualifications to excel as a Support Worker.

Optimal CareTech is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace.

 

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