Support Worker - Learning Disabilities

Posted on Jan 19, 2019 by Anonymous

Not Specified United Kingdom
Health Care
Immediate Start
£16.5k - £17k Annual
Full-Time
Hoop Social Care are in search of an experienced support worker in the Barry area. You will be working within a residential setting, providing support to adults with learning disabilities and challenging behaviour.
Your role within the home will involve helping these individuals with their day to day tasks. Your responsibilities can include assisting with washing, dressing, shopping, companionship, cooking, cleaning and generally supporting them as part of the community. Applicants will need to be energetic and enthusiastic, with the desire to promote independence within the home.
This is a fulltime position and will require you to work a range of hours. Your shifts will cover Monday through to Sunday, including days, evenings, waking nights and sleep-in's. You will need a minimum of six months experience supporting individuals with learning disabilities.
Benefits:

Help to achieve further qualification i.e. QCF level 2,3,4 if you wanted
28 days annual leave entitlement
Double pay on bank holidays
Long-service rewards
One of payments for completing relevant qualifications
One of bonus payments for outstanding work
Generous contributory pension scheme Responsibilities:

Carry out and implement care plans
Support clients with daily activities, i.e. personal care, support in the community, cooking, cleaning, etc.
Communicate effectively with all service users
Encourage independence
Think creatively about problem solving and challenging behaviour
Remain calm and collected in high pressure situations Requirements:

Compassionate, with the drive to make a difference to the lives of people with learning disabilities
Able to work a shift pattern on a rolling rota
Flexibility with working hours
Excellent communication skills
Full Driving Licence (preferred) If this is the job for you or you would like to learn more about this role, please contact Scott Johnston at Hoop Recruitment on (phone number removed)

Reference: 615174350

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