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Support Worker - Learning Difficulties and Complex Needs

  • Salary: Up to £17400 per annum + Additional Benefits
  • Location: Woking, Surrey
  • Date posted: 06-04-2018
  • Sector: Social Care
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: DT0001_1523027014

A national, not-for-profit organisation, are looking for a enthusiastic Support Worker to join their service that supports adults with complex needs.

This is a adult social care service that supports people with learning difficulties and complex needs which encourages independence and enjoyment of day to day life.

You'll be joining a supported living service, in which you'll be assisting adults with everyday activities such a shopping and personal care. It's a fantastic opportunity to work for a highly established national organisation, where you'll have full training, support and clear career progression.

What's on offer?

As a Support Worker you will be entitles to various benefits, such as:

  • Competitive salary of up to £17,400
  • 31 days holiday including bank holidays
  • Career progression through training and qualifications
  • Generous holiday entitlement
  • Company Pension scheme
  • Opportunity to work with highly established national organisation

Your roles & responsibilities

As a Support Worker you will be required to:

  • Delivering a high standard of care
  • Encourage and support people who use the services to express their views and needs
  • Always promoting the views and needs of the service user
  • Complete and maintain up to date records
  • Supporting and encouraging life skills and the independence of the service users
  • Support the service users with personal care and health needs as required
  • Build positive relationships with the service users, colleagues, and families
  • To support the service user by following the principles of Person Centred Active Support

Requirements

  • NVQ level 3 in Health and Social Care (or willingness to work towards)
  • 6 months experience working in a similar setting
  • Full UK drivers license (preferable)

If you are interested in this opportunity to work as a Support Worker, supporting adults with learning difficulties and complex needs, then please apply. Alternatively, for more information contact Danielle Taylor on 0118 948 5555.