Bank Support Worker in Thurcroft - S66

Recruiter
Turning Point
Location
Thurcroft, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
16 Jun 2019
Closes
18 Jun 2019
Ref
1182566868
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Bank Support Worker - Thurcroft S66

Contract type: bank



Hours: This is a bank contract, if you lead a busy life and want to pick up a few shifts here and there, this would be ideal for you.

Could you see yourself supporting us to live fulfilled lives? Do you enjoy going on day trips, cinema trips and coffee & cake afternoons? Would you be able to inject some liveliness into the boring tasks we need a little support with such as cleaning and cooking? Can you see yourself encouraging us to build relationships with people in our local community and helping us maintain relationships with those important to us?

We like people who are chatty and can communicate with us in lots of different ways. We like people who are friendly and always have a smile on their face. We like people who have respect for our variety of needs and will help us to look our best at all times.

Does this sound like you, if so we would love to meet you!

Job description

At Turning Point, we support people with Learning Disabilities across England.

As a Support Worker, you will make a real difference to residents' lives as you improve their daily living skills. Passionate about people, you will enjoy the scope and support to enhance your own life and career too, as you gain the experience and training you need to progress with us.

Where will I be working?

Our service in Thurcroft needs people who are team players and can inspire individuals with a learning disability to remain independent. No one day is the same and duties will vary from support with day to day living, to supporting individuals to attend doctors' appointments, helping with medication and personal care as well as lots of fun, like days out and holidays. It's a busy role, with a moderate requirement to support with manual handling, and you must be able to work on a Rota basis to provide some weekend and night cover.

Benefits include_

  • Comprehensive Learning and Development opportunities - we are Investors in People Silver accredited
  • 28 days holiday, increasing with each year of service until 30 days. Plus the option to purchase additional holidays
  • Flexible benefit options including, bike to work schemes and season ticket loans
  • Competitive Pension and Life Assurance scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme and access to online Health and Wellbeing support
  • Flexible working patterns to support work/life balance
  • Access to a wide range of discounts including Cinema, Groceries and Gym.


What skills and qualities do I need to have?


  • Hold an NVQ 2 or 3 or Care Certificate would be desirable or you are willing to work toward
  • Be patient and able to give someone the time to process the information
  • Support proactive strategies
  • Support behavior's that present a challenge
  • Able to cook
  • Passionate and enthusiastic
  • Flexible and non-judgmental
  • Able to demonstrate good IT and communication skills
  • Able to complete the physical aspects of the role such as manual handling




Why Turning Point?

We take pride in the services that we provide. There is one vision that everyone at Turning Point shares, which is held together by our values. These include believing in potential, communicating in a confident way, embracing change and treating each other as individuals.

Running services on a not-for-profit basis, we invest every penny back into our services - and, our people. So, if you are enthusiastic, motivated and committed to support people with Learning Disabilities to live fulfilling lives - here at Turning Point, we don't just offer you a job_ we offer you a career.

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