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Support worker - adults with learning disabilities

Newport, Gwent
£10.50 Per Hour
Job Type
9 Sep 2022

Support worker Full time 35 hours a week - permanent on a rota basis Newport £10.50 an hour

We are working with a lovely client who are looking to recruit a support worker to join a small, supported living service in Newport. This is a permanent and full-time position working with adults with learning disabilities. The ideal candidate will be able to work a mixture of day shifts and sleep ins on a rota basis, 35 hours a week. You will be providing support to tenants in their home, and you will be assisting them to lead a valued and fulfilling life while also maximising the potential capacity of all tenants, physically, intellectually, emotionally and socially. About you

  • You will have some experience in providing care to someone, either paid, voluntary or personal
  • You'll preferably hold a full and clean UK's driver's licence
  • Comfortable with alone working
  • You will be flexible to work with the planned rota, this will include nights, days, evenings, weekends, and bank holidays
  • You'll have the ability to motivate individuals with disabilities
  • Have good communication skills

About the role

  • You will be supporting the personalised development of each tenant, recognising talent, sensitivities, and beliefs
  • You'll respect the dignity and individuality of each tenant and provide choices where appropriate
  • To assist in the day to day running of the tenant's home and in all matters regarding tenants daily lives
  • Ensure high standards of care and support are maintained at all times
  • You will initiate and support individuals to be involved in educational, occupational, recreational activities where appropriate
  • You'll be aware of the emotional needs and aspirations of each tenant of each tenant and provide opportunities for appropriate emotional expression
  • To contribute to the overall cleaning of the tenant's home and involve the tenants in these tasks where appropriate
  • Write and keep updated individual tenants support plans and be actively involved in the review process
  • You will follow consistently all agreed support plans
  • You'll report promptly any concerns about health, safety, or well being of tenants
  • You will assist tenants in maintaining good contact with family and friends
  • To assist in ensuring all tenants are supported to go on an annual holiday
  • Compile detailed written records in the tenant's files
  • Administer medication in line with all policies and procedures and maintain all associated records

Apply today! Alternatively, you can call Stacey at BS Social Care for an informal chat about the role

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  • Job Reference: 707868712-2
  • Date Posted: 9 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Brook Street
    Brook Street
  • Location: Newport, Gwent
  • Salary: £10.50 Per Hour
  • Sector: Community & Sport
  • Job Type: Permanent