Support Worker

Recruiter
CREATIVE SUPPORT
Location
Jarrow
Posted
01 Mar 2019
Closes
24 Mar 2019
Sector
Charity
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Do you have the drive and determination to succeed in the role of Support Worker? We are looking for resourceful and energetic individuals to work alongside the Senior Team in achieving our aims with the day-to-day management responsibilities of our complex supported living service in the Jarrow area of Tyneside.

The Woodside Close service in South Tyneside operates over 3 units. The unit at Woodside Close is home to 6 service users-2 female and 4 male. The service has 7 bungalows. Service Users receive support with personal care, medication, positive behaviour support, accessing the community and all other daily living tasks.

Inverness Road is the home of 1 gentleman who has access to 1:1 support-medication, health management and support accessing the local community.

Crusade Walk is the home of 1 lady who has access to 1:1 support with all aspects of personal care, health management, medication and accessing the local community.

You will provide person-centred care and support to tenants to take part in all aspects of every day life and to enjoy a wide range of activities. You will have skills in positive communication and engagement and will be able to demonstrate unconditional positive regard for the people we support. You will have the maturity to be able to work within a positive behaviour support framework, to accept responsibility and to grow in confidence as a skilled practitioner. You must be able to follow agreed guidelines and to work positively within a consistent, mutually supportive team ethos.

You will need to be flexible and able to deliver support in all aspects of daily living and personal care in a dignified manner. The service provides support to meet individualised needs and does require shift work, which includes contributing to a 24hr rota which includes sleepovers.

We are looking to recruit people who enjoy a challenging and rewarding job and who wish to develop through the training packages that we offer.

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