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Job Field: Health and Social Care
Job Ref:  CCSW005
Position:  Permanent
Discipline:  Support Work 
Speciality:  Adults with Learning Disability, Autism
County:  West Yorkshire
Min Experience:  12 months
Annual Salary:  £15,500
Benefits:  Pension, Health Care
UK Residency Required:  Yes
Apply By:  31/05/2015
   
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. An opportunity has arisen for a Support Worker to provide one to one support to a gentleman in a supported living service.

This is a fantastic opportunity for a caring individual to reap the reward of providing an excellent standard of care and supporting the service user to progress and gain independence.

 

Responsibilities:  

Provide support with everyday tasks such as preparing and eating meals, attending appointments, shopping etc.

To ensure person centred care is provided, care plans are followed and updated and CQC standards are met.

Encourage service user 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 and social evenings etc.

Liaise with team members, family members and other profressionals to ensure the highest standard of care is provided.

 

Skills & Attributes  

Skills / Qualifications :


Ideally have NVQ Level 2 in Health and Social Care


Excellent communication skills - ability to communicate with service users, 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 complex needs

Willingness to work flexible 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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