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Learning Disabilities Support Worker – Cromer

Cromer

£8.10 Per Hour

Full Time

Jeesal

Closing Date: 30/04/18

Are you looking for a meaningful career where you can make a genuine difference?

We are looking for Support Workers to join our dedicated team of care professionals at our Westbrook House residential home, Cromer.

At Westbrook House we provide the opportunity for six people with a learning disability to create their own home and is divided into a one-bedroom apartment, a two-bedroom apartment and three single bedrooms.

Communal areas include a large comfortable lounge, dining room and a fully fitted kitchen providing facilities for the tenants to prepare meals and drinks with varying levels of support. The enclosed courtyard garden lies at the back of property and is accessible to all the tenants via the communal areas. Each tenant has decorated and furnished their room or apartment to their individual taste.

If this sounds like something you’d like to be part of, speak to us today. We’d love to hear from you.

Job Description

To provide the highest standards of direct care and support to our tenants in all aspects of their daily living, as part of a multi- disciplinary team to an identified group of tenants.

Act at all times as a role model for our tenants and be actively involved in supporting tenants in the safe acquisition of skills and engaging tenants in daily activities and leisure/recreational activities as outlined in their care plans.

Significantly contribute, following appropriate training, to the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of the tenants’ care plans.  To promote individual Person Centred Plans.

Participate in tenants’ reviews as required by the Support Service Manager.

Be actively involved with ensuring the consistent delivery of all assessment, treatment and care plans and programmes.

 

Candidate Requirements

  • Desirable but not essential to have an NVQ 2 or a Diploma in Health and Social care or be working towards this.
  • Must have a positive attitude and commitment to tenants, their development and the Service as a whole.
  • Be objective, non-discriminatory, approachable and professional and able to act as a good role model for our tenants.
  • Able to manage change and be flexible and adaptable and able to work a variety of shift patterns including earlies, lates and long days. You will be prepared to work Weekends, Sleep-ins and Waking Nights as required.
  • Must have a current driving license and be able to travel as our residential services are based at various locations throughout Norfolk.

Employment Details

  • 40 hrs pw. Full Time, Permanent. To include weekends.
  • £8.10 Per hour

Westbrook House is in the seaside town of Cromer on the North Norfolk Coast. It is a vibrant town with a good range of independent shops and well-known high street stores as well as an extensive range of sporting, leisure and educational facilities.

Cromer has excellent transport links including bus, coach and rail services connecting Cromer to local towns and the city of Norwich.

Apply now for immediate consideration, or for an informal discussion, contact Heather Hurn, Service Support Manager, via 01263 514747

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 Disclosure and Barring disclosure.