Support Worker

Posted 23 February by The Lantern Communty

The Company:

The Lantern Community

The Role:

Due to further expansion The Lantern Community is looking to extend our team of full time Support Workers here in Ringwood. The applicants will be required to provide individualised person-centred support to people with learning difficulties living in supported housing; to enable them to enjoy a fulfilling and valued life, to participate in the community and wider community and to develop their abilities as fully as possible

The qualities/skills required include:

  • A warm, person centred approach and ability to positively engage with people with learning difficulties.
  • Good verbal communication skills and interpersonal skills.
  • Good written communication skills, with an ability to contribute to a record keeping system.
  • Ability to work positively as part of a team.
  • Experience of providing support to people with learning difficulties, including Autism or other support needs is desirable but not essential.
  • Level 2/3 in Health and Social care qualifications are desirable. However training will be provided.
  • Satisfactory DBS required.

The Requirements:

Level 2 or above in Health & Social Care or similar qualification

Experience of Autism and Learning Disabilities

Good literacy and numeracy skills and basic computer skills will be an advantage

The Benefits:

NEST Pension Scheme

Unique surroundings

Additional holiday after 5 years’ service

Excellent training opportunities

Required skills

  • Patience
  • Initiative
  • Good team player
  • Sense of humour
  • Calm demeanour

Application questions

Do you have experience of supporting adults with learning disabilities?
Do you have at least experience of supporting adults with Autism?
Do you have Level 2 or above in Health & Social Care or similar qualification?
Do you hold a current UK driving license?

Reference: 34549267

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