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Support Worker - Adults

  • Location:

    Lincoln, Lincolnshire

  • Sector:

    Vetro Care, Support Work

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £19671 - £20304 per annum + Free Meals, Free Parking, Pension

  • Contact:

    Gareth Price

  • Contact email:

    gareth@vrecruitment.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    GPWASHSUP_1587136372

  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2020-05-17

  • Consultant:

    Gareth Price

We are recruiting, unhindered by the Covid-19 pandemic during this time of even greater need!

Vetro have an excellent opportunity for a Support Worker at a service in Washingborough, Lincolnshire, which provides support for 10 adults with severe learning disabilities and challenging behaviour. The salary for this full time (43.5 hours per week) role will range from £19,671 for night shifts (38 hrs)  to £20,304 for day shifts (43.5 hours)

The organisation is a long-established provider of quality education and care services to children and young adults, with reports across the board from OFSTED and CQC as good or excellent.

About the Role:

As a Support Worker you will be key in helping adults with complex needs This is a challenging role but the rewards are incomparable to any other job. You will be working in an environment where the little things that you do every day could have life changing results. Your ambition for the service users you support will help them take steps to fulfilling their potential.

Responsibilities:

Work in partnership with the Registered Manager and Senior Team to safeguard tenants at all times. Lead by example and contribute to the personal development of tenants, promoting and supporting healthy lifestyle choices alongside varied and appropriate activities.

Lead by example and contribute positively in a wide range of innovative and exciting recreational events within the home and wider community This will involve regular outings and trips and on occasion extended visits and holidays.

Support tenants with all aspects of personal care.

Communicate with tenants in a method appropriate to them.

Work alongside your team to maintain a safe clean fun and homely environment for tenants.

Maintain accurate clear and concise record keeping.

Proactively contribute to care planning and take ownership for keeping your own knowledge up to date by regularly reviewing all relevant documentation and training materials.

Requirements:

Experience working with adults with learning difficulties/autism, or a qualification in care.
Excellent communication Skills
To be comfortable with personal care
To have a passion for working with and caring for people.

Benefits:
Overtime available
Extensive training packages with time rostered out of your work rota to attend.
Pension
Life Assurance
Staff meals whilst on shift
Fully expensed off-site activities and trips to attend alongside our young people
Genuine career development opportunities for those who want them

Full funded DBS checks