We are looking to recruit an active and physically fit individuals to workers to work with our clients who have a range of learning difficulties, complex behaviour and mental health needs. You must have a positive and calm approach and be able to manage difficult situations positively.
We are looking for support worker's who will support people to build relationships, develop new skills, try new activities and seek out new opportunities.
Can you empower people with who sometimes display complex behaviours/ mental health to make their own choices, learn from their experiences and achieve their goals and aspirations? If so this could be the career for you!
We want to recruit positive support worker who can be team players who are outgoing, flexible and enthusiastic; as a support worker you will focus on enabling people to build on their strengths, skills and abilities.
You will be able to use own initiative as well as following set plans and routines to meet the needs of the people supported. The Ideal candidate must be patient and understanding.
The ideal candidate will have the availability to work shift patterns, complete sleep-in and wake-in shifts, and be flexible to work at short notice if required.
- To provide continuous and consistent support, both physical, practical and emotional which reflect any individual changing needs in line with the individuals identified desires. The support should be provided in a manner that promotes independence and in a non-discriminatory manner.
Physical Support required by individuals may include: household and domestic tasks, shopping and diet/food preparation, personal hygiene, dressing and personal appearance.
Practical Support, individuals supported should be assisted to undertake all tasks themselves. The level of assistance of support will vary according to individual need. The main aim is for individuals to be provided every opportunity to participate, with support if necessary, to be responsible for all tasks and activities inside and outside their home.
Emotional Support required by individuals may include: the offer of support in a sensitive manner with the ability to empathise and actively listen. To offer advice and guidance when supporting individuals to make informed decisions and exercise their rights.
To ensure that individuals are encouraged and empowered, to express their opinions and views in all areas of decision-making, both at individual and organisational level.
To assist and encourage individuals to become integrated members of their local community, by actively promoting physical and social presence in community based facilities, e.g. educational, occupational, social and leisure.
To act as appropriate role models, when supporting individuals to participate in day and evening opportunities. Dressing and acting appropriately to participate in such daily activities.
To liaise with families, staff and relevant services to maintain a high standard of support and provision of a quality service.
To contribute to the development of individual Individuals by assisting with the planning and practical implementation and monitoring of Opportunities and Goals identified in
To accompany Individuals on holiday by agreement with the Line Manager whilst ensuring compliance with the requirement/ expectations of the post.
- All above posts are subject to an Enhanced Disclosure.
Full UK Driving Licence Beneficial for all roles.