Support Worker

Recruiter
Nouvita Ltd
Location
St Albans, AL4
Salary
£8.10/hour
Posted
10 Jun 2017
Closes
10 Jul 2017
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Contract: Perm Full Time (37.5 hours per week including alternate weekends)
Salary: £8.10/hour or £15,795 per year
Holidays: 28 days including bank holidays per year
Location: Lavender Lodge
Shift Hours: Days (8:00am to 08:30pm) or Night (08:00pm to 08:30am), must be able to work on alternate weekends.

Job Purpose:
• To carry out assigned tasks as part of the Care team, in support of Senior Staff.
• To undertake some aspects of care provision without direct supervision, including coordinating recreational groups and activities for residents and escorting duties.
• To ensure the safety and wellbeing of services users, and to always work in a manner that promotes dignity and human rights through the adoption of person centered care principles.

PERSON SPECIFICATION
• An understanding of how Learning and Disability issues can affect people
• An ability to handle care for challenging and unpredictable behaviours.
• An ability to take direction and to follow detailed policies and protocols
• Good communication skills: tact, diplomacy and listening
• Good organisational skills and time management
• Numerate and literate
• IT Skills
• Flexible and adaptable to change
• Experience of working as part of a team
• Able to lead others in delivering specific interventions