Support Worker

Are you a caring person, who would like to make a difference to the lives of adults with learning disabilities?

This Support Worker role could give you the fulfilment that helps you to thrive!

An opportunity has arisen for a Support Worker, to support adults with learning disabilities at a small supported living service in the Shipley district.

This service supports adults with learning disabilities to be as independent as possible, encouraging active participation in various social activities.

This is a fantastic opportunity for a Support Worker, who is a caring individual and passionate about providing an excellent level of care to service users.

Person centred, as a Support Worker, you will enrich the lives of the service users and support them to develop confidence and life skills.

You do not need experience for this Support Worker role, the main requirement is to be values led and provide person centred support.

The service users take part in a wide range of activities, including a wide range of social, sport and leisure, and this service welcomes a support worker who is passionate about supporting service users in attending activities and events.

The higher salary scale includes some sleep ins

Support Worker Role :

  • Supporting adults with learning disabilities in a supported living setting
  • Provide support with everyday tasks such as preparing healthy meals, attending appointments, prompting personal care, budgeting, shopping.
  • To ensure person centred care is provided, care plans are followed and updated and CQC standards are met.
  • As a Support Worker, you will encourage service users to make their own informed decisions to enhance their opportunity to develop confidence and independence.
  • Encouraging individuals to partake in social and community events, sport such as swimming, bowling, hobbies, day trips, short holidays, support in going to the cinema, theatre, meals in restaurants, pubs and social evenings.
  • Some service users have support with personal care and manual handling

Support Worker Skills / Qualifications :

Ideally have NVQ Level 2 in Health and Social Care

Excellent communication skills - ability to communicate with residents, team members and other professionals such as social workers.

Ability to listen and motivate individuals to partake in hobbies, learning development and social events to help them lead fulfilling and independent lives.

Company

Person centred charity, with an excellent reputation for providing person centred care to adults with learning disabilities to be as independent as possible, leading interesting and fulfilling lives.

This professional organisation provide full training and ongoing support and progression for Support Workers.

Posted
05/01/2022
Location
Bradford, England, UK