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Learning Disability Support Worker – Fakenham

Fakenham

£8.75 + Benefits + OT Enhancements Per Hour

Full Time

Jeesal

Closing Date: 29/03/19

We are looking for Learning Disability Support Workers to join our dedicated team of care professionals at Creswick House in Fakenham, Norfolk.

Creswick House is based in the traditional working market town of Fakenham in North Norfolk. In 2002 the house was subdivided into two interlinked living areas, the downstairs has developed into a specialist unit for eight elderly adults with a learning disability. The upstairs unit provides support to five adults with a learning disability within the model of supported living.

We welcome applications from both experienced support workers and inexperienced candidates seeking a career in healthcare, as full training is provided.

Don’t wait, take the next step and speak to us today. We’d love to hear from you.

£8.75 ph, plus enhancements,  Full Time, Permanent, 40 hrs per week

Job Description

As a Learning Disability Support Worker, you will 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.

To 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

Able to manage change and be flexible and adaptable and able to work a variety of shift patterns which will include nights and weekend working.

Desirable but not essential to have an NVQ 2 or a Diploma in Health and Social care or be working towards this.

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 travel as our residential services are based at various locations throughout Norfolk.

Pay and benefits

As a Support Worker at Jeesal Residential Services, you will benefit from:

Competitive Salary.

Comprehensive induction training programme for new starters and a genuine commitment to personal and professional development.

Recommend a Friend Scheme – worth £300, subject to conditions. (Tax Deductible).

Bike to Work Scheme.

Free 24 hr Confidential Employee Assistance Programme.

We will pay for your DBS Check – All successful candidates must undergo an Enhanced Disclosure Barring Service Check – Please note that a criminal record does not necessarily bar you from employment with Jeesal

 

Employment Details

Jeesal has been supporting people with complex needs for over 30 years and has received a number of accolades during this time. More recently we have been honoured to be named ‘Independent Secure Healthcare Provider 2015/16’, by Apex, and ‘Large Training Provider of the Year 2015/16’ by the YMCA.

We have achieved validation from Norfolk and Suffolk Care Services for our training department which is striving to make academy status.

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.

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