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Job Field:  Health and Social Care
Job Ref:  CCMSW05
Position:  Permanent
Discipline:  Support Work
Speciality: Adults with Learning Disabilities and Autism
County:  Lancashire
Min Experience:  6 months
Annual Salary:  £15,600
Benefits:  Pension, Health Insurance
UK Residency Required:  Yes
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Overview

An opportunity has arisen for a Male Support Worker, to support two gentlemen with autism and mental health problems at a Supported Living setting Service in Bury. This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced, caring, support worker, with experience of supporting adults with learning disabilities and mental health problems, to join this professional organisation and contribute to the provision of an excellent standard of care. This organisation can offer on going progression and training.

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. They focus upon person centred care, and supporting adults with learning disabilities and mental health problems to achieve their goals.

Responsibilities: Provide support to adults with learning disabilities and mental health problems 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 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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