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Support Worker in Wolverhampton

Posted 19 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.

Due to the needs of this service, this position is open to female candidates only.

Job description

At Turning Point, we support adults 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?

Our service in Wolverhampton provides 24 hour care to 1 adult with Learning disabilities in a supported living facility. You will be providing 1:1 support service supporting a tenant to maintain their independence whilst living in their own home.

What will I be doing?

This is a hands-on job in which no two days are the same. Your duties will include:

?         Promoting the independence

?         Supporting a full range of daily activities including cleaning and cooking

?         Arranging activities in the home and in the local community

?         Personal care, manual handling & helping with medication

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, hours and Salary

We are currently looking for a part-time member of staff and bank members of staff.

This is a 24 hour service, therefore flexibility is essential. You will be working a range of shifts including early shifts, late shifts and sleep-ins.

GBP 14,430 per annum or GBP 7.50 per hour for Bank

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:

  • Annual pay reviews
  • Reward Discount Scheme.  This is a great scheme which will mean that you can get a whole range of discounts from top UK retailers to use as you like. The discounts that will be available to you include shopping cards offering up to 20% discounts on everyday shopping, holidays and eating out, discounts on days out, the cinema and attractions
  • Excellent training and development
  • Pension plan and life assurance cover
  • Generous holidays with option to buy/sell days as suits your lifestyle
  • Family/Flexible leave
  • 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.

If you would like to apply or require any further information on the role please contact me on .

Reference: 34640554

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