Support Worker

  • Job Reference: 104570
  • Date Posted: 11 November 2021
  • Recruiter: Easyweb
  • Location: Ashton-under-Lyne
  • Salary: £25,960
  • Sector: Charity and Not For Profit
  • Job Type: Full Time Flex
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

I am a 17-year-old male and I have no diagnosed specific disabilities.

I can present as a person with a learning disability however, this is more likely to be related to extreme anxiety, emotional dysregulation and poor concentration associated with early life trauma and attachment difficulties.

I am really interested in fitness and enjoy going to the gym. I like to spend time on my own in my bedroom watching DVD’s (Friends) or playing on my DS. I also like cooking and I can cook basic meals like lasagnes.

I would need you to be understanding and non-judgemental so you can support me to manage my needs, develop good routines and build positive, trusting relationships. Thus enabling me to express my character, feel safe and enrich my life.

Support Worker - Male Only*
Salary: £25,960 per annum

*This post is covered by The Equality Act 2010, Schedule 9, Part 1, Occupational Requirements

What are we looking for?

The successful candidate will be engaged in a robust, person-centred training programme – you’ll learn new skills and be encouraged to explore continuing professional development opportunities.

You’ll have the satisfaction of building a positive therapeutic relationship with the young person you support and build trusting, supportive and professional relationships with those that you work alongside.

We are interested in male candidates who have experience as a Support Worker within Children’s Services / CAHMS / Looked After Children / Leaving Care. You will also possess an NVQ/QCF 3 or willingness to complete the qualification with Gray Healthcare.

You will have a proven track record in this highly rewarding field, ideally 3-2-1 or 2-2-1 care, with the skills to deal with multiple and complex needs of young people. You will be able to manage difficult situations calmly and are able to work within prescribed interventions that provide attachment and Trauma Informed approaches.

You will need to be resilient, emotionally, and physically fit to do this role. As well as being able to work flexibly on a rota basis which will include earlies, lates, sleep ins, weekends, and bank holidays.

What are the rewards?

• Work life balance
• Birthday Leave
• Long Service award
• Wellbeing at work
• Employee discount scheme
• Access to Gray Healthcare’s unique training program

Who are Gray Healthcare?

Gray Healthcare is the UK's leading specialist provider of individually tailored community-based support. Here at Gray Healthcare we believe that no person should remain in an acute or long stay hospital environment for a day longer than is necessary. We do not discriminate with risk history; we work beyond the label and prioritise the individual and their right to live in the community.

We are a company passionate about delivering truly person-centred support and we are guided by our values in all that we do,

• We are inspiring – we believe in providing individualised support that meets peoples’ needs and enables them to achieve their goals.
• We collaborate – we believe that the best outcomes are achieved when we work together with shared aims.
• We are unique – we provide market leading, high quality and bespoke support that exceeds standards.
• We innovate – we challenge ourselves to be pioneering and find new ways to support people better.
• We are honest & transparent – we base our relationships on trust and openness regardless of how uncomfortable this may be.

Location: Ashton Under Lyne, Greater Manchester
Hours: 36 hrs per week
Job type: Permanent

You may have experience of the following: Support Worker, Care Worker, Care Assistant, Healthcare Worker, Healthcare Assistant, Community Support Worker, Disability, Disabilities, Care Staff, Charity, Charities, Not for Profit, NFP, Third Sector, Autism, Behavioural Support, etc.

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