We are looking for support workers with a minimum of six months care experience, ideally with a provider supporting adults or children with learning disabilities, challenging behaviours and complex needs. You will be open and approachable and have a passion for helping others to lead a happy, healthy and fulfilled life in a way that maximises independence and choice. You will need to have a strong command of the English language in both written and spoken form and be confident in following & updating support plans while making suggestions on how this can be adapted when appropriate. You will provide support with personal care, budgeting, shopping, cleaning, cooking, laundry, engaging in social activities, assisting the individual to maintain relationships with family and friends as well as being active in the community and offering assistance with medication, studies or employment.
You will have ideally completed a formal qualification in care i.e. NVQ in Health & Social Care or equivalent and be able to demonstrate examples of when you have worked under pressure or had to display high levels of tolerance.
A DBS on the update service and /or a valid UK driving licence and own transport would prove advantageous. All applicants not on the DBS update will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS check for which a valid passport, driving licence or UK original birth certificate is required.
For more information please contact Helen Preston or Aga Biestek on
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