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£8.10 Per Hour
Closing Date: 27/08/18
SUPPORT WORKER (LEARNING DISABILITIES)
We are currently seeking great people to join the team at our home in Bacton, North Walsham, providing residential care for individuals who have complex behaviours resulting from the issues around their learning disability and/or autism
Dignity, respect and kindness are things that are dear to us. If these values are important to you too and you’d like to be part of a dedicated team of care professionals making a real difference to peoples lives, then get in touch today.
£8.10 – £8.60 per hour. Opportunities are available for Part Time, Full Time, Days or Nights.
- 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.
- 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 evenings.
Heather’s opened in 2008, providing residential care for individuals who have complex behaviours resulting from the issues around their learning disability and/or autism. There is a high ratio of staff on site over a 24-hour period allowing 1:1 support where there is an identified need, whilst promoting independence within the supported living model.
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 offer an excellent training programme and a commitment to ongoing personal development. At the commencement of their employment, the successful candidate will attend a comprehensive two week induction training programme at our accredited training centre in Norwich.