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Support Worker in Belford

Support Worker in Belford

Posted 16 March by Turning Point Featured Ended

Do you have a compassionate and caring nature? Are you looking to make a difference to people's lives? Do you want to work in an environment where no 2 days are the same? Are you flexible with your working hours? Can you see yourself providing care to adults who need your support?

If you have answered a big YES to these questions we would love to hear from you.

Job description

At Turning Point, we support people with Learning Disabilities across England.

As a Support Worker, you will make a real difference to people's lives as you improve their daily living skills. Passionate about people, you will enjoy the scope and support to enhance your own life and career too, as you gain the experience and training you need to progress with us.

Where will I be working?

You will be based in Belford supporting 4 gentlemen in their own home. 2 of the gentlemen are older in years and need help with mobility one is also diabetic. The other two are younger and more able. There is no challenging behaviour.

What skills and qualities do I need to have?

Whilst knowledge of learning disabilities and complex needs would be beneficial, it isn't essential. What is essential is that you are:

?   Passionate, caring and enthusiastic

?   Flexible, patient and non-judgemental

?   A great team player with lots of energy

?   Able to demonstrate good communication skills

?   Able to complete the physical aspects of the role such as manual handling

Shift Patterns

Shift patterns involve 24hr sleep shifts or days working between anywhere between 8am-8pm. The service is covered 24hrs a day 7 days per week.

What benefits will I receive?

Of course, we know it's not about the money. But that doesn't mean we don't reward our people for their invaluable work with a benefits package that includes:

?   Excellent training and development

?   A pension plan & annual leave with an option to buy and sell

?   Family/flexible leave, childcare vouchers, season ticket loan, & Bike 2 Work scheme

?   Free financial, legal and practical life advice, online health assessment tools, counselling services, and support from an occupational health and well-being provider

Why Turning Point?

We take pride in the services that we provide. There is one vision that everyone at Turning Point shares, which is held together by our values. These include believing in potential, communicating in a confident way, embracing change and treating each other as individuals.

Running services on a not-for-profit basis, we invest every penny back into our services - and, our people. So, if you are enthusiastic, motivated and committed to support people with Learning Disabilities to live fulfilling lives - here at Turning Point, we don't just offer you a job: we offer you a career.

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