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Support Worker


? ? Term : Permanent Full Time
? ? Industry : Social Care
? ? Salary : £8.71 Per Hour


We are recruiting for a Support Worker for a Residential Service in Cramlington on a full-time permanent basis.

This will include days, nights and sleep in shifts.

This service will be working within adult service users with Autism, Complex Needs and severe Challenging Behaviour and will require working on 2:1 and 3:1 shift.

You will support service users with daily activities and with independent supported living.

You will use a person-centred approach and use effective communication skills to motivate and understand the service user.

? ? Promoting the independence of people within the services
? ? Supporting a full range of daily activities including cleaning and cooking, days out, or going away on holiday
? ? Arranging activities in the home and in the local community
? ? Personal care
? ? Manual handling & helping with medication
? ? Supporting people with achieving goals

Required Education, Skills and Qualification:

? ? 1-2 years' recent experience within a similar role
? ? Experience within Learning Disabilities/Complex Needs
? ? Able to work with service users who display challenging behaviour
? ? Flexibility to work shifts to meet the needs of the client including sleep ins
? ? Passionate, caring and enthusiastic
? ? Driving Licence is ideal but not essential

For this position all candidates applying to jobs through Pin Point must have undertaken or be willing to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure via the DBS.

Registered on the Update Service.

For further details on this excellent opportunity to join a leading local employer, please apply with your CV or contact Teagan Rice at our Gateshead Head Office.

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