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Job Field:  Health and Social Care
Job Ref:  SW002
Position:  Permanent
Discipline:  Support Work - Supported Living
Speciality:  Adults with learning disabilities and mental health problems
County:  Bury - Lancashire
Min Experience:  6 months plus
Annual Salary:  £14,500 to £17,500
Benefits:  Pension, HealthCare
UK Residency Required:  Yes
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Overview  My client is a registered charity with an excellent reputation for providing adults with learning disabilities and mental health problems to be as independent as possible, leading interesting and fulfilling lives.
Responsibilities:  Supporting female residents in a supported living setting with learning disabilities, mental health prolems and physical disabilities. Provide support with everyday tasks such as preparing meals, time management, attending appointments, shopping etc. To ensure person centred care is provided, care plans are followed and updated and CQC standards are met. Encouraging individuals to partake in social and community events, sport such as swimming, hobbies, day trips, short holidays, support in going to the cinema, theatre, meals in restaurants, pubs etc.
Skills & Attributes

 Ideally have NVQ Level 2 in Health and Social Care

Excellent communication skills - ability to communicate with residents, team members and other professionals such as social workers. 

Ability to listen and motivate individuals to partake in hobbies, learning development and social events to help them lead fulfilling and independent lives. 

Understanding of learning disabilities, mental health problems and autism. 

Willingness to work flexile hours. 

Passion to provide excellent standard of care and enjoy providing opportunities to enable residents to develop confidence and fulfil their potential.

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