Our team here at The Lifeways Group are recruiting for Support Workers/Carers for both full and part time vacancies in the central Amersham area.
We provide support to a diverse range of needs, from low level support including supervision/prompting with medication, domestic tasks, shopping right through to full support with all aspects of day to day living which may include supporting someone with their personal care needs (bathing/toileting/dressing), cooking and preparing of meals, accessing their local community.
We don’t require experience as full training is provided but we are looking for enthusiastic and self-motivated individuals who want to make a difference to the lives of the people we support, skills needed include:
Customer service skills, a willingness to learn, understanding of the needs of others, patience and most importantly you must want to assist the people we support by enabling them to live as independently as possible.
BENEFITS TO BECOMING PART OF THE LIFEWAYS GROUP FAMILY
Each service user has their own living area within the service building. There is also a communal lounge area to meet up and chat with others in as well as a garden to relax in the summer months and do a spot of gardening where preferred.
You will support service users with all sorts of different activities including swimming, shopping, going for a coffee, going to the cinema, visiting zoos, clubs etc., so your work will be varied from day to day
Some of the people we support have complex needs; this means that some people have difficulty in communicating their needs and may require the use of signs/symbols or pictures to communicate with their support.
You will also be expected to support the service user with general household chores such as cooking and laundry and housework such as hoovering and dusting. Please note that assisting with personal care such as bathing, toileting and feeding are part of the job role.
Working hours are on a shift pattern rota basis including some weekend working and some sleep-ins (sleep-ins are paid as a separate payment per sleep in):
This is a great opportunity to develop your career in the care industry – if this sounds of interest, simply click Apply!