Support Worker - Calne

Recruiter
Dean Healthcare
Location
Calne
Salary
£17,934 - £17,943/Year
Posted
02 Dec 2017
Closes
13 Dec 2017
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Dean Healthcare are currently recruiting full-time and part-time Support Workers to work for one of our established clients based in Calne.The role is working in a supported living environment, supporting a 18 year-old gentleman, with Autism. There can be times where challenging behaviour is displayed also.The gentleman you will be supporting is funny, confident and helpful, with an excellent sense of humour. He is very active, and enjoys long walks, going to the gym, gardening, cooking and playing on the Xbox.You will need to be an active person, and be able to cook.You will need to have a full driving licence.The successful candidates will be required to do, on average 2 sleep-ins per week.Your job role will include, but not be limited to:Helping people to do their housework, including cleaning and laundry.Supporting the gentleman, both in the home and out in the community.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 some written records, using IT systems as required to help you, including support plans, financial info and health and safety records.Dealing with challenging behaviour.The company prides themselves on being a values 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: £15,015pa (pro rata for part-time staff) plus a sleep-in rate of £2,928pa For more information, please call Donna Cook on 07814128727 INDSOUTH