Support Worker

Recruiter
Oakley Professional Recruitment
Location
Egremont
Salary
Up to £10,000
Posted
08 Oct 2019
Closes
12 Oct 2019
Ref
1272838760
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Support Worker - Learning Disabilities - Egremont

This is a great opportunity to enhance the lifes of young adults who have a learning disability. You will be working in a residential care setting as a Support Worker that supports adults who have a learning disability and some cleints also have a physical disability.

The company is looking for people to work as part of a team that supports their client in reaching their full potential in the supported living environment and in the community. You will need to be a driver for this role as some of the services are not situated within good transport links.

We have a number or roles across Egremont, Frizington, Moresby Park and Whitehaven - both full and part time hours available.

In reward for this great opportunity as a Supported Living Support Worker you will receive:

* A very competitive payrate
* Holiday pay
* Pension scheme
* Excellent training and development
* Free parking

The ideal candidate will have a true compassion for wanting to support others and who also drive.

The support Worker role includes: -

* Supporting the clients with their personal care
* Helping the clients in making their daily meals
* Accompanying the clients to their medical appointments
* Accompanying the clients on social visits, such as, swimming, the gym, shopping, horse riding, cinemas trips and general activities
* General Housekeeping
* Provide medication
* Participating in the planning and implementation of personal development plans and person centred plans
* Updating care plans

As well as having experience of the above, as a Supported Living Support Worker you will also need to be up to date with your full mandatory training

Support Worker Applicant must have the following requirements: -

* Good communication skills (verbal and written)
* Enjoy being active and supporting clients when they go out into the community
* Enjoy working creatively with clients
* Be able to work flexible hours including weekends (sleep ins or waking nights are only offered as overtime in this role)
* Ability to work alone and as part of a team
* Be a car driver

The successful candidate will be expected to have an enhanced DBS.