Support Worker will work with vulnerable people, this could be adults or children who perhaps have mental health problems, learning difficulties, disabilities, recovering addicts or young offenders. They will draw up care plans and give them the support that is needed.
A qualification in health and social care would be beneficial but is not essential, work experience and a desire for helping others is more important.
- Excellent listening and communication skills
- The ability to get on well with people of all ages and backgrounds
- A non-judgemental attitude
- Mental strength to deal with challenging situations
- The ability to assess situations and take action
- A practical and flexible approach
- Good administration and IT skills
- Good time management skills
£17,000 to £21,000