Support Worker

4 days left

Recruiter
FLAT FEE RECRUITER
Location
Harwich
Salary
£7.50 p/h
Posted
24 Jul 2017
Expires
21 Aug 2017
Ref
4967
Contact
Applicant Services
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Support Worker
Harwich, CO12
£7.50 p/h

Our client is a small company that support children and young people with learning disabilities and associated behaviours. They currently require bank and weekend staff to work in their Home. Candidates must be willing to work rota shift pattern and when required lead a shift

Support Worker Role
• To participate in the delivery of agreed Support programmes through small group or individual work
• Carry out domestic duties and assist young people with their daily independent living skills and personal care where necessary
• Welcome families and visitors to the house and encourage their involvement in planning learning opportunities of the young person
• Have working knowledge of health, hygiene and safety regulations
• Develop an understanding of the specific needs of the young people in the House and give regular feedback on the support and significant issues in residents day to day lives

What do you need?
• Commitment to creating an environment which respects a person's independence and encourages their individuality
• Ability to carry out domestic duties as required
• Demonstrate the knowledge and ability to promote the dignity and individuality of children and young people and encourage self-independence and choice
• Positive interest and approach in working with children and young people who have learning disabilities and complex needs
• Demonstrate the level of maturity to undertake the responsibility of the post and undertake a full range of care duties in a sensitive way, this will include intimate care
• Ability to communicate effectively to children and young people, colleagues, family members and other professionals
• Ability to work effectively within a staff team, using initiative when required and able to act calmly in a crisis

Full enhancement DBS will be covered by the company


How to apply
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You must be eligible to work in the UK.

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