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Support Worker – 30 Hrs – Own transport essential

Potens

Are you looking to make a difference in someone’s life whilst working in the community?
Are you motivated to work using your own initiative?
Providing specialised outreach support for adults aged 18- 65 that have learning disabilities, mental health needs, complex needs with some behaviours perceived to be challenging. We are located within Blackburn with Darwen and the surrounding areas.
Salary – £7.95 per hour
Hours – 30 working over 5 days ( Including evenings and weekends and may include sleep ins)
Variable shift pattern which may include evenings and weekends, dependant on needs of the individuals.
Working on a 1:1 or 2:1 basis providing support with personal care, medication, community based and home-based activities.
Domiciliary support based in the community.
Supporting individual’s age 18 + with Learning disabilities, mental health needs, complex needs and behaviours which may be described as challenging.
Holidays – 5.6 weeks pro rata
Level 2 in Health and Social care essential but all mandatory and additional training will be provided.
Drivers required with use of own car for work with business insurance.
DBS is paid for
Olive Tree is a well established Domiciliary support provider located in Blackburn providing support to individuals within Blackburn and Darwen and surrounding areas. All training is provided on site or locally sourced working in partnership with the local council. Olive Tree is dedicated to providing person centred support which is focused on promoting independence and achieving outcomes.
Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Permanent
Salary: £7.95 /hour

For more information: Call 0151 651 1716 or email recruitment@potens-uk.com

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Convictions / Cautions - Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1979
The position you have applied for has been identified as being an ‘eligible position’ under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) order 1975 {the Exceptions Order} and, in certain circumstances, the Police Act 1997. As such, it meets the eligibility criteria for a standard or an enhanced disclosure to be requested through the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).
Please be aware that the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2013 (S.I. 2013/1198) made amendment to the 1974 Act to provide that certain convictions and cautions will become protected when specific conditions are met. Protected convictions and cautions will not be disclosed in a DBS check, and employers cannot ask for information about protected convictions or cautions or take these into account when considering your appointment.
Before you complete this section please read guidance for the filtering of these convictions and cautions which can be found on the disclosure and Barring Service web site at:
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Have you ever been issued with a caution, reprimand or warning (issued by a Court or the police)?
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