Part/Full time Male Support Worker required
Area: Newbiggin Hall
Hours: To work as part of a 24/7 care team on a shift rota basis. From 16 hours to full time hours available.
Day shift between the hours of: 7:00am-9:00pm £9.00 an hour
Sleep in: 9:00pm – 7:00am £76.00
A 38 year old Gentleman is looking for an experienced Support worker to join his long standing support team. He is outgoing, fun, polite and enjoys talking to others.
As the support worker, you will work alongside current support staff in supporting him within his home environment and local community.
He requires a high level of supervision and support and you will be working alongside other staff on a 2:1 or 3:1 ratio. Activities of support vary from daily living skills, personal care, teaching of independent life skills to assistance with accessing community based activities such as going swimming, music cafe, and other social and leisure activities.
The gentleman has Microcephaly and this causes a number of complex difficulties and challenging behaviours. He has a very detailed care plan in place along with an individual MVA plan.
You must have a minimum 6 months experience in supporting adults with Learning Disabilities, Autism or complex behavioural needs. You must be physically able to carry out the restraint procedure as outlined in his plan.
Training will be provided in safeguarding and physical intervention training
This post is subject to satisfactory references and enhanced DBS checks.