Support Ass - Full time/Part Time

Comfort Care Services
£15,000 - £19,999
04 Apr 2018
21 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Part Time
Support Assistant/Support Worker - Learning Disability and Mental Health - Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire. Comfort Care Services provides high quality supported housing and support for individuals with mental health needs, challenging behaviour and learning disabilities. Due to our rapid growth, we are looking for individuals with ambition, creativity and commitment to join us in the role of Support Assistants. You will support our service users to improve their daily living skills and live life to their full potential.

We currently have the following vacancies at our Mental Health and Learning Disability homes:

Mental Health: Roles are in HP20 and HP19.

Full time

07:00-1500 - Monday to Friday

Part Time

07:00-15:00 - Saturday and Sunday

09:00-15:00 - Saturday and Sunday

15:00-23:00 - Saturday and Sunday

This is a high needs service, dealing with various mental health. Requirements includes dealing with challenging behaviours that are primarily verbal or disruptive. Understanding and compassionate approach to dealing with SU's that display high emotions or frustration.

Learning Disability: Roles are in HP21.

Full time

35hrs 1-2-1 Flexi - Monday to Sunday

You will be working with young adults (18-25yrs) with a Learning Disability encompassing Asperger's Syndrome, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), Emotional and Behavioural Disorder (EBD), Obsessive Compulsory Disorder (OCD), Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD), Epileptic Seizures, Down Syndrome, Communication Difficulties, Anxiety and challenging behaviour.

Key responsibilities will include, but not be limited to:

* Implementing and carrying out individual SU support plans
* Safeguarding the rights and dignity of the SU
* Supporting SUs to build their confidence, self-esteem and their ability to manage their mental health symptoms
* Support the SUs with taking their medication
* Support SUs with their daily living skills and domestic chores
* Supporting SUs with personal care tasks.
* Encourage and motivate SUs into employment, voluntary work and/or into education
* Accurately keeping daily records.

If you are passionate about supporting people, have good communication skills, are well organized and looking to further your career we can offer you:

* Hourly rate of pay of £7.66 -£9.00 ph (depending on experience)
* 28 days paid leave (including public holidays)
* Paid In house training
* Career opportunities and progressions
* Company pension scheme
* Other benefits include - business mileage, care certificates, two weeks paid shadowing and medication training.

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