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Support Worker - Adults

  • Location:

    Bromyard, Herefordshire

  • Sector:

    Support Work

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £15268.50 - £17901 per annum

  • Contact:

    Cerys Williams

  • Contact email:

    cerys@vrecruitment.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    893799_1528457905

  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

  • Duration:

    Ongoing

  • Expiry date:

    2018-07-08

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

  • Consultant:

    Cerys Williams

We are currently recruiting for full-time and permanent Support Workers to join an Adults Residential Service in Bromyard, Herefordshire.

You would be supporting vulnerable adults aged 18+ with severe Learning Difficulties, Autism, challenging behaviour, Mental Health and complex needs within a residential setting.

Salary: £15,268.50 - £17,901 per year depending on experience and qualifications.

Hours: 37.5 hours a week with some sleep ins - 52 weeks of the year.

Shift Pattern: 3 week rolling rota

Early Shift: 07:30am - 15:00
Late Shift: 14:30 - 21:30

*** Mileage Allowance to all Support Workers who live 20 miles and above ***


About the Organisation:


The organisation provides locally based specialist education, care and community support for the most complex, vulnerable and hard to place young people and adults. Their services work with people with Autism, mild to severe learning difficulties, mental health and challenging behaviour and are shaped to meet the changing needs of people as they move from childhood to adulthood and beyond.


The Role and Responsibilities:

* To support the personalised development of each Resident.

* To respect the dignity and individuality of each Resident and provide the Resident with choices where appropriate.

* To ensure a high standard of personal care for each Resident, including matters of physical well-being and personal hygiene.

* To be aware of the emotional needs and aspirations of each Resident and provide opportunities for appropriate emotional expression.

* To accept Key Worker responsibility for individual residents.

* To attend staff meetings and seminars and individual support and supervision meetings with Managers.

* To initiate day time activities including training and therapy in conjunction with the daily programme agreed with the Activity and Training Co-ordinators.

* To support other members of the site in their therapeutic/developmental work.

* To undertake any training identified as necessary in order to carry out the role effectively.

* To ensure the safety of Residents at all times.


Requirements:

* Must be a car driver due to the rural location of the sites.
* Must be 21 years or over with 2 years driving experience.
* Must be willing to do some personal care with some residents.


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