Support Worker - Melksham

Dean Healthcare
02 Dec 2017
02 Jan 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Dean Healthcare are currently recruiting Support Workers to work for one of our established clients based in Melksham, both full-time and part-time.The role is working at a new service, in a supported living environment, supporting 3 young ladies, with learning disabilities.The ladies enjoy music, crafts, swimming, watching The X Factor and attending social clubs.The ladies would also like support to find jobs in the future.You will be working on a shift pattern, which will include on average 6 sleep-ins per month.Your job role will include, but not be limited to:Providing 1-1 support, both in the home, and in the community.Assisting to do their housework, including cleaning and laundry.Supporting the ladies to find employment and leisure, and enable them to take part in these opportunities.Help the people we support to manage their own money.Supporting people with their day to day travel arrangements and holidays as required.Supporting people with their personal and intimate care as required.Working in a supportive manner with colleagues, families and external parties.Keeping written records, using IT systems as required to help you, including support plans, financial info and health and safety records.The company prides themselves on being a value based employer and require Support Workers who share and can demonstrate their core values: Ambition, helping people be the best they can be by:Setting personalised and challenging goals.Teaching new skills and encouraging new experiences. Courage, being brave enough to make a differenceChallenging what you feel it not in the best interest of the person you are supportingChampioning what they want to achieve for themselves and helping to make it happenHelping the people we support to explore new things and support them to realise what they can achieve.To give confidence in reaching their goals and not be afraid of new challenges.To inspire innovation and support the courage to be creative Integrity, being honest and fair in all the things we doCommunicate clearly, adapting what you say and how you say it so that it's meaningful for the person you're supportingExercise confidentiality when dealing with vulnerable adults, for example, financial and personal details Partnership, working with other people to make a bigger differenceWilling to understanding the varying needs and requirements of people with disabilitiesDevelop positive working relationships with those involved- including those we support, families, carers, internal colleagues and external agenciesAbility to work as part of a team Respect, treating everyone fairly and knowing that everyone's voice is importantA commitment to Equal Opportunities for allTreat all people with dignity and respect Salary: £15,015per annum (pro rata for part-time staff) plus a sleep-in rate of £2,013pa For more information, please call Donna Cook on 07814128727 INDSOUTH