CURRENT VACANCIES Support Worker

Support Worker

Job Reference: VAC-11460_1531841710
Salary: Up to £17472 per annum
Salary per: Annum
Job Duration:
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THE ORGANISATION:

Our client is an enhanced community residential home providing outcome focused care for adults with moderate/severe learning disability, who may have behaviours that challenge and associated complex needs.

This residential home is a six bed home consisting of three, two bed apartments. Each apartment has a kitchen, two lounges and an enclosed garden. All bedrooms have en-suite bathrooms. There is also a sensory/games room located in the garden of one apartment.

Here you will offer enhanced care with a flexible learning approach for all our residents, working the residential area, providing guidance and encouragement to residents through physical and emotional support.

While maintaining a safe, clean and enjoyable environment to live and work in by assisting residents with their medical and welfare needs and report as required. As well as safeguarding residents and learning about individuals’ specific needs and provide help in the most appropriate way.

THE ROLE:

We have an exciting opportunity for individuals who are passionate, caring and want to make a difference to people’s lives. You will assist the team, playing an important role in the daily routine of the service users, with a focus on dignity and safety at all times.

On-going assessment and high staffing levels, based on a minimum ratio of one staff member to two service users, means that we are able to meet the changing needs of service users as they progress through their care pathway, while ensuring their safety is maintained and their independence supported. Regular review meetings involving the service user, their family and professionals are held to review outcomes, set new goals and re-assess support levels as people progress.

The management and staff team have comprehensive training, including all mandatory training and bespoke training specific to the needs of the residents, this includes CIS, safeguarding, food safety, first aid, MAPA, mental health, mental capacity and record keeping.

THE SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE:

You will be dedicated, caring and passionate about helping people; having a real interest in improving the lives of others.

Whilst an NVQ in a relevant care setting is preferable, it isn’t a necessity. A good level of literacy and numeracy skills will be necessary, but also a drive to develop your knowledge and skills to ensure you are constantly providing the best quality care for services users and a high-level knowledge base / support system to your team. Whilst also being able to demonstrate the ability to effectively deal with a range of challenging situations, bringing with you a strong mental aptitude meeting the demands of the role.

They’ll give you the training you need to start helping people straight away. Yes, it can be a challenge working with people who have mental health problems. But you can make a real difference on their road to recovery. It’s hugely rewarding.

REWARDS:

Our client will ensure you will be put through a clear induction programme, provide support and guidance to all of their employees with supervision and access to a mentor. Along with offering a supportive approach to a career development and progression.

Benefits of this role include the following: -

  • Opportunity to undertake further learning with our excellent training scheme, which means you can undertake up to an NVQ 5 or Nursing Qualifications
  • Competitive pay rate/ Opportunity for overtime
  • Performance and contribution recognised through pay.
  • Enhanced Maternity benefits.
  • Annual holiday entitlement.
  • A package of support for staff health and wellbeing
  • A Pension Scheme
  • Group Life Assurance Scheme
  • Childcare Vouchers
  • Parking
  • Employee Discount Scheme
  • DBS paid
  • Free uniform
  • Regular coaching and support
  • Free meals on duty

Job Reference: VAC-11460_1531841710

Salary: Up to £17472 per annum

Salary per: Annum

Job Duration:

Job Start Date:

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Thank you for taking the time to review this vacancy. If you feel this could be the right position for you please apply now or alternatively contact one of the team to discuss this role in more detail using the reference number detailed.