Support Worker

Recruiter
POST MY JOB LTD
Location
Peterborough
Posted
12 Mar 2019
Closes
27 Mar 2019
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Support Worker – Market Deeping, Lincolnshire Heritage Care is a charitable organisation that provides a range of flexible individualised care and support services for people with learning disabilities, mental health support needs and older people. We look to recruit people who both embody and share our values: People that always behave with integrity and that seek to inspire everyone they come in contact with. People that respect diversity and value inclusiveness. People that constantly innovate to meet the needs of those we serve and impact lives in a positive way. As a support worker you will need to develop warm and trusting relationships with people with learning disabilities to help them to lead fulfilling and independent lives. No two days are the same, you will be supporting gentlemen and ladies to undertake household chores, including planning and preparing meals to support with paying bills. They are a very sociable group and enjoy going out shopping, for meals and going on holiday. Their daily activities include: going to College, Swimming, Cinema, going to Museums. Some individuals have an interest in football. An ability to drive the tenant’s Vehicle, preferable to be able to drive. You will need to have previous experience of supporting people in a similar role. You will also need to be an excellent team player as you will be part of an experienced staff team working full time in the gentlemen’s home. A positive encouraging attitude is a must with excellent listening and communication skills. You will need to be able to demonstrate a good standard of written, verbal and numeracy skills as well as basic IT skills. The benefits we offer include: 28 days holiday including bank holidays Pension Scheme Employee Assistance Programme Child Care Vouchers Bike to work scheme Discount scheme with a wide range of retailers Refer a friend scheme

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