Support Worker

  • £7.50 - £10.00 per hour
  • Posted: 09/12/2016
  • Swindon
  • Job Ref: 631100194
  • Temporary

Job Details

We are looking for warm and friendly individuals to join our new and existing services as a Support Worker. You should be observant, motivating, patient and be a good listener.

What's the role?

A Support Worker supports people with learning disabilities, autistic spectrum disorders, physical disabilities, brain injuries and behaviours that challenge, to live independently and achieve fulfilling lives. You will be involved in day-to-day support including: personal care, food preparation, housework, pursuing hobbies, support in the community and promoting independence. You will be part of a team, keep accurate and timely records, as well as develop positive relationships with the people you are supporting and their families.

What will you do?

" Provide a person centred, dynamic and innovative support service delivery.

" Maintain all required administrative records.

" Lone working will be required.

Who are we looking for?

" Experience of supporting people with learning disabilities, complex needs and high support requirements or transferrable skills, or a desire to work within the field.

" Good written and verbal communication skills.

" Someone who can motivate and work in a positive way with people we support.

What's in it for you?

You'll have the opportunity to work in a dynamic service with adults with various support needs. You'll have a positive, person-centred ethos and a pro-active approach. Working as part of an established team, you'll enable individuals to lead a full and active life. You'll have an innovative and flexible approach to making a real difference to people's lives and experience.