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Support Worker

Location:
Kent
Salary
£9.70ph
12 Jan 2021
Vacancy Type:
Permanent
Reference:
MJJD
Job Description

Based in Willingham

£9.70ph

35 hours per week (Shifts - BH, Wkends, Sleep ins)

 

We are seeking a motivated Support Worker to join our client, a leading a provider of specialist social care services to adults in the UK.

This will be working at our client's location in Willingham, a unique service set within 14 acres of farmland. The team supports 9 adult gentlemen who have learning and physical disabilities, autism, epilepsy and some challenging behaviour. The service users here are incredibly active, and really enjoy their environment; taking care of the animals, horticulture, picnics, picking fruit etc. 

In this role, you will be providing individuals with practical and emotional care, enabling them to lead as ordinary life as they can achieve.

Main duties and responsibilities:

- To participate in the day to day implementation of individual support plans and activities within a challenging environment.

- To maintain effective communication and liaison with service users, families and others whilst respecting appropriate confidentiality.

- To support service users with the preparation of Meals, Laundry duties, cleaning and social events.

- To maintain accurate notes and records as and when required. 

 

Skills you will need:

- Diploma in Health and Social Care or be willing to work towards one.

- Experience in supporting adults with challenging behaviour, learning disabilities and/or mental health issues.

- The ability to keep calm under pressure.

- The confidence to work alone or as part of a team.

- Excellent communication skills 

 

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