Support Worker

Recruiter
Peritus Healthcare
Location
Salisbury
Salary
Up to £10,000
Posted
16 Feb 2019
Closes
21 Feb 2019
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Peritus Healthcare have a challenging and rewarding opportunity for a learning difficulties support worker in Amesbury.

Our client provides support for individuals with Learning Disabilities in a residential setting.

You will ensure Service Users lead valued and fulfilling lives, helping them to reach their potential and achieve to the best of their ability.

The ideal candidate will be fully aware of Supporting People guidelines, you will work to deliver a high quality person centered support service that meets the diverse needs of our customer base.

Applicants need to be willing to work a variety of shifts including evenings, weekends and sleep-in shifts.

Duties

To support the service user to experience life opportunities which promote the growth of individuals to their maximum potential.
Promote and take part in social, leisure, life skills, holidays and other activities with service users.
Take on key worker responsibilities as required.
Support individuals with the implementation of their day to day routine and activities.
Provide personal care when required respecting the individuals dignity, privacy and rights.
Support individuals in developing independent living skills in line with their support plans.
To identify and follow policies and procedures including the Codes of Practice for social care.
Qualifications and Experience

Experience of working with Service users with Autism and Learning Disabilities
Possess an empathetic and caring nature
NVQ Level 2 (Minimum or working towards obtaining)

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