Support Worker

  • Location

    Bacton

  • Sector:

    Charity & Not For Profit

  • Job type:

    Full-time Flexible

  • Salary:

    £9.15 per hour plus enhancements for overtime and night working up to £10.15 per hour

  • Job ref:

    93156

  • Published:

    5 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2020-06-28

  • Startdate:

    2020-06-01

  • Client:

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Support Worker

We are currently looking for Support Workers to join our team based in Bacton, near to North Walsham. Our Heathers home opened in 2008, providing residential care for individuals who have complex behaviours resulting from the issues around their learning disability and/or autism.

Support Worker Responsibilities:

• Provide support to individuals in a respectful, sensitive, compassionate, and person-centred manner in all aspects of their daily living.
• To support service users to develop their skills in various activities of daily living.
• Promote independence and development of appropriate skills and relationships to enable service users to make full use of community facilities.
• Support service users to lead full lives and develop a range of relationships.
• Support service users flexibly in response to their changing needs and aspirations and feedback from the individual and family members.
• Be a positive link with families and others important to the service user

Support Worker Requirements:

• Desirable but not essential to have an NVQ 2 or a Diploma in Health and Social Care or be working towards this
• A positive attitude and commitment to service users, their development, and the Service as a whole
• Objective, non-discriminatory, approachable, and professional and able to act as a good role model for our service users.
• Must have a compassionate and caring nature
• Able to manage change and be flexible and adaptable
• Able to work a variety of shift patterns including Weekends, Waking Nights, earlier lates and long days as required.
• Have full UK driving licence

About Jeesal Group:

Jeesal Group was established over 30 years ago by Jeeva and Sally Subramaniam who have dedicated their lives to providing person centred care for people with a learning disability. Their experience of working in and with the NHS and Social Services informed their philosophy of empowerment, equality and autonomy, which is the ethos behind their vision for people with a learning disability to live a happy, meaningful and fulfilled life. These core values are the foundation on which the Jeesal Group has grown to make a difference in this industry.

We are an equal opportunity employer committed to developing our staff.

We positively encourage applications regardless of race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, disability, religion or belief and age.

All Appointments are subject to an acceptable enhanced DBS Check

Location: Bacton, Norfolk, NR12 0AG

Hours: Permanent, Full time and part time positions available

Salary: £9.15 per hour plus enhancements for overtime and night working up to £10.15 per hour

Benefits: Comprehensive induction training programme for new starters and a genuine commitment to personal and professional development, Career Development Opportunities, Annual Leave entitlement of 28 days, Perkbox Employee Discount Scheme, Recommend a Friend Scheme - worth £300, subject to conditions. (Tax Deductible), Bike to Work Scheme, Hyundai Affinity New Car Scheme, Free 24hr Confidential Employee Assistance Programme, Pension Scheme with Employer Contributions and we will pay for your DBS Check.

You may have experience of the following: Support Worker, Charity, Charities, Third Sector, Social Care, Voluntary Sector, Healthcare Assistant, Care Staff, Care Assistant, Community Development, Care Worker, Vulnerable People, Social Worker, Not for Profit, NFP etc.

Ref: 93156