Support Worker

Recruiter
Melina Bolton T/A MRB Recruitment
Location
Nuneaton
Salary
Competitive
Posted
22 Jan 2019
Closes
18 Feb 2019
Contract Type
Permanent
Support Worker
Learning Disabilities - Supported Living
Nuneaton, Warwickshire
GBP7.83 per hour, plus excellent company benefits
Permanent - Full time and part time hours available
Do you have a keen interest to support adults with learning disabilities or mental health needs to live independently within a supported living setting?
Are you caring, positive, supportive, calm and have the ability to show empathy when dealing with people?
Are you flexible to work on a rota with a mixture of days and nights on a full time, or part time basis?
Maybe this is the opportunity for you?????????.?
MRB Health & Social Care Recruitment are looking to recruit Support Workers on behalf of a very reputable, professional and values driven organisation.
Our client provides high-quality, person-centred care, support and enablement for people with learning disabilities and support needs to live independently in their own communities.
With over 1000 members of staff supporting over 600 service users, this is a fantastic time to join this organisation at a time of great growth and development of services across the UK. They are proud to have many awards and accreditations to their name too - winners for Supported Living Provider Award, The National Learning Disabilities Award, Great British Care Awards and finalist in the Health Investor Awards, to name a few!
Role:
As a Support Worker, you will be required to support adults with learning disabilities, autism and / or adults with mental health support needs including those with complex behaviours within a supported living setting within Nuneaton, Warwickshire.
We are looking for enthusiastic and committed individuals who have a genuine interest in supporting individuals with learning disabilities or mental health needs and who want to make a real difference to people's lives.
The job of a Support Worker is very busy, and no two days are the same, it can be very challenging on some days, however, does offer great job satisfaction when helping others achieve their goals in their day to day life.
As a Support Worker, it is essential that you are flexible to be able to work a variety of shifts such as days and nights within a monthly period.
Requirements:
  • Have a caring and positive nature
  • Be supportive to those you are caring for
  • Have a calm and tolerant approach
  • Show empathy at all times
  • Ability to work to a rota
Duties and responsibilities:
  • Support individuals to stay safe, taking appropriate action to safeguard their welfare and protect them
  • Provide individuals with support when needed whilst maintaining a person-centred approach
  • Support individuals to participate in their chosen activities ad to access other services and facilities within their community
  • Support individuals to manage their medication responsibly as required
  • Support individuals to maintain a clean and safe environment
  • Be respectful to individuals at all times, promoting their dignity, privacy and individuality, ensuring confidentiality is maintained
  • Work as a member of a team
  • Provide personal care if part of the clients support plan
  • Accurately report and record any incidents and accidents to the appropriate persons
Look at some of the fantastic company benefits our client offers:
  • Comprehensive induction plan for new starters
  • Further ongoing training and development opportunities with the opportunity to gain a recognised vocational qualification
  • Health cash back scheme
  • Workplace pension scheme
  • Opportunities to develop through the company's aspire programmes such as their Leadership Development Programme and Boot Camps
  • 5.6 weeks annual leave, increasing to 6 weeks based on length of service (pro rata for part time workers)
  • Free DBS checks
  • GBP100 bonus through the company refer a friend scheme
If you are interested in taking up a new job as a Support Worker, please email your cv immediately quoting reference MB - Support Worker - Nuneaton and a member of our team will be in touch to discuss your application.