Support Worker (Adult)
|Job Title:||Support Worker (Adult)|
|Contact Name:||Hannah Jane Williams|
|Job Published:||April 17, 2018 10:01|
Do you have a passion for caring? Are you looking to work for a company who will support you through any additional training you would like to attend? Would you like to feel valued for the hard work you put in?
Position: Support Worker
Hours per week- 38 ½
The role as a Support Worker
I have a brand-new position available as a Support Worker in a supported living setting. You will work as a key worker for adults with complex learning difficulties, ensuring they are supported with all aspects of their life. Its very important that we make sure the adults are independent.
There’s time to build relationships with your Key Worker very organically. We like our support workers to take time to build those all-important relationships. Whether it be a trip to the cinema, the bowling alley, local super market or the local café. We will support the activities to build the friendship.
You will be based in a beautifully modern house which has a very homely feel to it. All residents have their very own bedrooms which are designed exactly how they wish it to be.
There will be the opportunity to attend the local cinema/theatre complex, day centre, swimming baths, bowling alley, shopping centre and many more. Its your opportunity as a support worker to find new and safe activities to complete with the residents. Be creative!!
The Key Responsibilities of a Support Worker
As a support worker you will follow the responsibilities as mentioned below. This is simply a guideline of responsibilities.
- Support every resident with an individual care plan
- Promote independence, confidence and individuality
- Treat every resident with the upmost respect and dignity
- Build strong and professional relationships with the residents
- Attend appointments and activities on time
- Be a role model for each resident
Requirements from a support worker
- Minimal experience required
- A true passion to care and support
- The drive to attend work related training courses
- A Full UK Drivers licence with own car is desired
- A clean DBS
- Have an understanding of learning difficulties
- To be bubbly, caring and self-reliant
The Good Stuff/Benefits
- Extensive Training programme
- Attending fun activities for FREE
- The opportunity to complete you NVQ’s in Health and Social care for free
- A friendly and fun team of support workers and seniors
- A chance to develop yourself as a support worker with the teams backing
- Growth and development
What hours will I work as a Support Worker
As a support worker you will be required to work 38 ½ hours per week completing shift work on a two-week rolling rota. This will include an early and a late. Once a week a sleep in will be required where you will be paid additionally for your time.
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