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Support Worker

Pin Point Health and Social Care are a leading healthcare provider and are currently recruiting on behalf of a client for experienced and highly motivated Support Workers across the Wakefield area to provide support to those with mental health, substance misuse, people with learning difficulties, physical disabilities and people at risk of domestic abuse or homelessness.

This position offers the opportunity to work flexible hours from part to full time hours to suit you.

Our client has an excellent and validated track record of providing high quality outcomes focused support services to a wide range of client groups.

These include people with mental health, substance misuse, a history of offending, people with learning difficulties, physical or sensory impairments and long term conditions, people at risk of domestic abuse or homelessness.

Key Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

? Assisting in developing support plans
? Carrying out risk assessments, health and safety checks
? Support with independent living and functional skills
? Provide guidance, support and encouragement
? Keep accurate written records/reports as required.
? Support people towards managing their own behaviour
? Support with personal care at times, following individual care plans

About you:

The ideal candidate will have a flexibility to working across days and nights, and will have experience providing support and advice to service users.

You will be enthusiastic, self-motivated and creative with a passion for making a positive difference to others.

Strong people skills are a requirement for almost any job in the social sector but as a Support Worker these skills will be really tested and essential.

You will meet various different people regularly, so being able to communicate effectively with people from all walks of life is vital.

? Minimum 6 months experience within the Health & Social Care Sector
? Eligibility to work in the UK
? A good standa