We are looking for dynamic support workers to work on a one to one basis with young people and adults on a 1 to 1 basis. You will be supporting service users to take part in a wide range of activities, including arts and crafts, drama, musical evenings, gardening, shopping trips and social occasions.
-Able to communicate effectively and creatively with individuals and staff, both orally and in writing
-Able to listen effectively
-Ability to provide support in line with the individual’s person centred plan
- Able to relate positively and confidently with individuals and to work in a way that places the service user at the centre of all activity and decisions relating to the support provided
- Ability to work effectively both in a team environment and independently, demonstrating the ability to use your own initiative and make decisions based on the wishes of each individual
-Able to work flexible hours over a 24 hour period, including evenings, weekends, waking nights and sleep ins and on call as required
-Able to assess situations quickly and effectively and respond accordingly in an appropriate and sensitive manner
-Able to recognise the degree of importance of independence to each service user and to assist in the achievement of maximum independence within both their home environment and their local community
We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.