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Support Worker - Young Adults assisted living

  • Location:

    Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk

  • Sector:

    Support Work

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £19000 - £20000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Kathryn Malcolm

  • Contact email:

    kathryn@vrecruitment.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    894840_1553859549

  • Published:

    3 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-04-28

  • Startdate:

    asap

  • Consultant:

    Kathryn Malcolm

The organisation:

Our client, based in Bury St Edmonds offers specialist care and support for young adults in their 20s who have Autism and Learning Difficulties. The service users arein a 6-bed residential setting and need help to live as independently as possible,

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. The organisation is passionate about their residents living as fulfilled a life as possible. With access to a variety of activities on a daily basis which residents can choose to participate in, including organised trips out, aromatherapy and speech therapy, horticulture and animal husbandry. Community presence is also very important to the organisation and they utilise all amenities available to them as part of everyday life and the running of the home. This ensures that residents are an integral part of the local community and all it has to offer.

The Job:

Day shifts and Waking Night shifts are available.

You will be working with adults who need support at their residential homes. This means you will support them with both personal care and life skills such as how to book a haircut or doctors appointment. Some of the service users may display challenging behaviour.

In the afternoons and on weekends you will have the opportunity to participate in a range of recreational events and activities. You will also help the service users to develop life skills and grow as people.

The role will offer you the chance to build positive and supportive relationships with the young people by meeting their individual physical, emotional and behavioural needs.

To be considered for the role, you will need:

-Excellent communication Skills

-To be comfortable with personal care

-To have a passion for working with and caring for people.

-Ideally 6 months personal or paid experience working in care

Salary and shift details:

£19192-£19804

Shift pattern - days:

2on/2off days

8:00am - 21:00pm

OR

Shift pattern - nights:

2 week rolling rota, long week 5 nights, short week 2 nights

8:30pm 8:00am

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