Support Worker

Posted 18 January by NFP People Limited

Support Worker

Position: Support Worker

Location: Norwich

Hours: Full time/part time

Salary: from £8.99 per hour

Benefits: A clear personal development plan, which includes a Free detailed training plan for all elements of the role, full induction process, ongoing supervisions and appraisals, development and career progression opportunities, opportunities to gain Free recognised qualifications, free DBS screening, Refer a friend scheme of £400, Cycle2work Scheme, access to GP online, Life Insurance, Employee Assistance Helpline, discounts at many retailers.

About the role:

Our client has achieved steady growth over the past three years securing the futures for employees by living their ethos of Potential, Responsibility, Integrity, Diversity and Empathy. They have many valued support workers who had never considered this career change or didn’t know how to join a team supporting the most vulnerable members of the community – If this is of interest to you then they welcome an introductory chat to explain how rewarding this role can be and how your personal skills can help develop and uplift the skills of the people you support. Full training is available.

As a Support Worker you will provide support to individuals with learning difficulties, mental health issues, autism and acquired brain injuries and some of the people display behaviours that challenge.

The Support Worker role is one of empowerment, you have the ability to make the people you support feel safe, confident, competent and more importantly able and independent. By believing in someone you can help people reach their own potential as well as supporting with the everyday tasks such as finances, housekeeping, attending appointments, shopping, and participating in various activities of choice and a dedication to further people we support’s skills and abilities.

About you:

Although an understanding of the role is desirable, it is not essential as training will be provided. Our client is more interested in ‘who you are’ as a person. As a values based organisation, the Ethos is to ensure that every moment matters through enabling the people supported to feel empowered, safe and a valued member of their community. They believe you can help anyone and go above and beyond in the process.

You will be a dedicated and empathic person who is able to not only provide physical care, but also offer emotional support to help people to reach their maximum independence in a safe and positive living environment. You should have a caring, personable nature, be confident yet able to offer a calming influence, demonstrate initiative under pressure, show drive and a self-awareness of your own development needs. You will have excellent written and communication skills and be able to work effectively as part of a team and be able to learn and undertake the essential training that is required for the role.

Whilst experience is not essential as full training will be provided we also welcome experience working as Home Carer, Care Worker, Health Care Assistant, Support Worker, Nurses, Social Care Worker, Care Assistant, Mental Health Care Worker, Voluntary Worker

Required skills

  • Autism
  • Support Worker
  • care
  • Learning disabilities
  • Physical disabilities

Reference: 41775526

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