Would you like to join the Headway Worcestershire team?

We have a job for you – please contact:

Headway Worcestershire Gregory’s Mill Street Barbourne Worcester WR3 8BA Tel: 01905 729729  

E: enquiries@hwtl.org.uk

Job Description

Job Title:                         Wellbeing Service Care and Support Worker

Location:                         Wellbeing Services across the Worcestershire area

Hours per week:              16.5 hours per week

Responsible to:               Wellbeing Manager

Job Purpose Summary:  

The role of the post holder is to provide care and enablement to clients accessing the Wellbeing Service through rehabilitative, educational and social activities.

The role of the post holder is to achieve a level of independence through rehabilitative activities available to them at the Wellbeing Service.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Personal Specification

 EssentialDesirable
Education / Qualification and trainingQCF/NVQ Level 2 Health and Social Care  Health and Safety Level 1 or equivalent Safeguarding vulnerable adults Experience of working with physical disability clients
KnowledgeVulnerable adultsUnderstanding of people with additional specific needs.  
Particular skills and abilitiesSelf-driven, clear focus on high quality service delivery A natural forward planner who can critically assess own performance Reliable, energised and determined Tact, diplomacy and ability to listen Empathic communicator Non-judgemental and patient Sufficiently mobile and flexible Able to get on with others and be a team playerAble to start and finish projects Any hobbies/ interests that may be used for sessions e.g. cookery, swimming, music, quizzes, dance, health and wellbeing, photography, drama, sign language, etc.
ExperienceTo be flexible in approach  Current first aid qualification. Moving and handling. Basic knowledge of welfare and health and safety legislation
Additional FactorsCommitment to the implementation of good health and safety practice.  A good sense of humour.Ability to resolve problems in a reasoned and controlled manner, which empowers people.  Ability to safeguard and promote the welfare of vulnerable adults, Life experience

One Response

  1. Hi there
    I saw a recent post on Instagram about one of your clients. It hit home for me as I cared for my father after a brain hemorrhage for the last year of his life.
    I wanted to enquire about the part time position of support worker. Or if it’s now filled are there any other positions available?
    I have been running a gardening business up until now but I have part time hours available to fill with a role where I can give back to a cause that I feel strongly about.
    Kind regards
    Morgan de Bruler

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