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Job Field:  Health and Social Care
Job Ref:  CCFSW01
Position: Permanent
Discipline:  Support Work
Speciality:  Adults with Learning Disabiliites and Complex Needs
County:  Knaresborough, North Yorkshire
Min Experience:  12 months
Annual Salary:  £17,500
Benefits:  Pension 
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 complex needs to be as independent as possible, leading interesting and fulfilling lives. An opportunity has arisen for a Support Worker to become a valued member of the team in a Residential Care Setting service in Knaresborough.

The home provides support to four adults with learning disabilities and complex needs, focusing upon person centred care.

This is a fantastic opportunity, for a caring individual to reap the reward of providing an excellent level of care to individuals and support them to develop confidence. This professional organsiation provide full training and ongoing support for progression.

Responsibilities:  

Role

Supporting adults in a residential care setting with learning and physical disabilities and complex needs.
Provide support with everyday tasks such as preparing and eating meals, personal care, attending appointments, shopping.
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 and social evenings.

Promote a positive approach towards supporting individuals to achieve both their long term and short term goals.

Skills & Attributes  

Ideally NVQ Level 2 Health and Social Care

Excellent communication skills - encouraging individuals to develop confidence, skills and independence

To be able to communicate with family members and other professionals and provide a holistic approach to achieving the highest level of care.

Effective listening skills, caring, supportive, patient and ability to encourage and motivate individuals.

Desire to promote independence for individuals with learning and physical disabilities and complex needs.

Passionate and active team player to exceed CQC standards.

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