Job Title: Support Worker
Hourly Rate: £10.42 during the hours of 7:00am-9:00pm
Sleep in rate: £9.25 (9:00pm-7:00am)
Area: Newbiggin Hall, Newcastle
Hours : To work as part of a 24/7 care team on a shift rota basis
Purpose of the role
As a Support Worker, you will be responsible for supporting a gentleman in his early 40s. He is outgoing fun, polite and enjoys talking to others.
You will support him with his goals based within his home environment or local community.
Activities of support vary from daily living skills, personal care, teaching and development of independent life skills to assistance with accessing community-based activities such as going swimming, music cafe, and other social and leisure activities.
He has Microcephaly and this causes a number of complex difficulties and challenging behaviours. There is a very detailed care plan in place along with an individual MVA plan. These should be taken into account alongside the job description.
Experience of supporting adults with Learning Disabilities, Autism or complex behavioural needs is required.
An enhanced DBS check will be required for this role.
For further information please see the Job Description
Closing date: 30th November 2023
At the time of starting their employment, the successful candidate must have permission to work in the U.K.