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Support Worker - Supported Living

  • Salary: £9 - £10 per hour
  • Location: Thatcham, Berkshire
  • Date posted: 16-10-2020
  • Sector: Social Care
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: TBSL111THA_1602864363

Are you looking to work with adults with learning disabilities and complex needs? Are you looking to develop and gain a career working in the care sector?

A unique opportunity is available working as a Support Worker in a Supported Living service with adults who have autism, challenging behaviours, learning disabilities and downs Syndrome

As the Support Worker, you will be working in a Supported Living Service that provides support to the service users at all times, along with promoting independence and providing a person-centred approach.

The shift times are 7.00 - 2.30am and 2.30pm - 10.00pm

Benefits for you as the Support Worker include:

  • Generous annual leave
  • Progression opportunities
  • Pension scheme
  • Fully funded DBS

Requirements of the Support Worker include:

  • Experience working with adults with challenging behaviours in a care setting
  • Commitment to work long days and weekends
  • Driving license
  • Good standard of written English for report writing
  • Strong communication skills and emotional resilience

Responsibilities of the Support Worker include:

  • Provide a person-centred approach at all times
  • Protect the service users at all times
  • Give guidance to the service users and promote independence
  • Take part in activities the service users enjoy e.g. football, swimming or long walks

Location: Thatcham

Salary: £9 - £9.30 per hour DOE

Role: Full-time (Permanent), days only

Please follow the instructions on this website to apply your interest, or for more information on this Support Worker position please contact Tammy Birch at Charles Hunter Associates on 0118 948 5555

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