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Learning Disabilities Support Worker – Hellesdon

Norwich

Hellesdon

£8.00 Per Hour

Jeesal

Closing Date: 31/07/17

We are looking for kind and compassionate Support Workers to join our dedicated team of care professionals at our residential home in Hellesdon, Norwich, providing residential care for individuals who have complex behaviours resulting from the issues around their learning disability and/or autism.

Whether you are an experienced Support Worker or are new to the sector and seeking a fresh challenge, we want 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.

To 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.

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

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

To 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.

Must 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 nights and weekend working.

Must be able to travel as our residential services are based at various locations throughout Norfolk.

Employment Details

Middletons Lane opened in 2011, newly converted to provide one-bedroom apartments for six individuals with a learning disability and associated needs.

It was specifically designed as a specialist service, providing residential care to individuals who may at times present with challenging behaviour and require 1:1 support. We promote independence and individuality following a supported living model, whilst meeting the individual’s needs for high support levels.

£8.00 per hour, Full Time, Permanent, 40 hrs per week.

For an informal discussion, please contact: Jaison Matthews, Support Services Manager on (01603) 407138 

To find out more about Jeesal, visit our Website: www.jeesal.org

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.