Specialist Support Worker

Blackrock Search
£7.50 - £8.50/hour
22 Jul 2017
21 Aug 2017
Public Sector
Contract Type
Full Time
One of the countries leading organisations for adults with learning disabilities is continuing its expansion in Peterborough
. They require a new care team to enhance the lives of clients living within the region.
Your role and duties will be: Using interpersonal skills and relationships to help people make choices, develop self-help, confidence and independence skills.
Helping to seek inclusion opportunities and introduce the people we support to community facilities, clubs etc.
Building good working relationships with the people we support, their friends and families, your colleagues and external organisations involved with the people you support.
You are required to show empathy and awareness for others’ individuality, beliefs and cultures. You will recognise and challenge any bias, prejudice and discrimination. ?
We’re looking for someone who is: Able to work flexibly and to respond effectively and with maturity to changes in workload and the needs and aspirations of the people we support
Able to work as part of a team and also with independence Able to build and sustain relationships with the people we support and their circles of support and enable them to expand those circles
Able to observe/monitor and report signs of triggers for risk behaviours and respond appropriately and responsibly
The rewards In return, we offer;
A generous training programme, including Learning Disability Qualifications and a Diploma in Health and Social Care.
A pension scheme .
Career progression is a real possibility within this organisation - to apply for this exciting and rewarding role please send your cv today
Employee reward scheme, where you can save money every day on shopping or even larger purchases like holidays. Successful applicants will undergo an Enhanced DBS check (paid for by us)