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Support Worker - Kirklees Council

Job Title: Support Worker - Kirklees Council
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: Huddersfield
Salary: £9.74 - 9.74 per hour
REF: NKBS45459
Contact Name: Nanayaw Kyeremeh
Contact Email:
Job Published: 14 days ago

Job Description

Support Worker – Kirklees Council

Job Type: Contract

Pay Scale - £9.74ph

Role Details:

Our main role is to identify the care needs of adults living in Kirklees and to provide cost effective, quality services which safeguard and promote the wellbeing of those people in greatest need. 

We aim to arrange services which help people to live independently in their local communities or with families, friends and relatives for as long as they want, or are able. 

We offer a range of services to older people, people with a physical or sensory disability and people with learning disabilities. 

These services are provided 7 days a week, 24 hours a day, to meet our service user’s assessed needs.  Support can be provided at home, in the community or in Council run establishments. 

This can include emergency response, respite and long-term care or support to carers. We also offer support to people who have dementia or who are nearing the end of their life.

Working as part of a team and often alongside colleagues in health, for example, nurses and occupational therapists, you will provide front line support to people who use our services.

You will need to be flexible in your approach to work and work patterns.

Some of our work is regulated by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) to ensure that our services meet the National Minimum Standards which govern how our services are provided. 

We strive to exceed these standards and wherever you work in the service you will have an important role in contributing to them. 

At all times you will be expected to work within the standards and within professional codes of conduct. 

Where there are changes that affect how you need to carry out your role you will be supported to be able to do so.

All employees receive a thorough induction into the service and undertake a range of training to ensure that they are fully equipped to carry out their role effectively. 

Well-being and Integration is committed to the development of employees and you will receive regular support and supervision from your line manager.  You will also be part of a team who meet regularly.

You will be working with service users who may have restricted mobility and/or challenging behaviour.  These service users may require support/lifting for personal care tasks e.g. getting out of bed, dressing, toileting and bathing. 

As part of your role you will be required to undertake mandatory training which includes; Movement and Handling and/or Management of Aggression and Violence training to help you support our service users and assess and reduce risks to yourself, colleagues and service users.

New starts will also be required to complete the Care Certificate.


Recruitment is done in line with safe recruitment practices. 4Recruitment Services is an equal opportunities employer.

To discuss this vacancy or other Support work vacancies in your area please contact Nana Kyeremeh  email or call 0208 514 9137

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