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Male Support Worker Rotherham

£9.7 - £18,915 per annum
Location

Rotherham

Contract type

Full Time

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We are looking for a male Support Worker to join our Service based in Wath on a permanent basis, to support three gents people who live in a quiet residential street.

Experience in learning disabilities, autism, and diversion techniques are desirable but not essential as all training will be given.

We are looking for someone to have the following skills:

  • confidence
  • able to support flexibly both in the day and at night
  • excellent people skills with the ability to recognise the signs of anxiety quickly as well as demonstrating patience and a calm approach in difficult and fast changing situations
    ability to follow the guidance within support plans and work with your fellow professionals
  • strong team player, valuing the people you work with and communicating well with them
  • a great sense of humour and can handle a bit of banter
  • creative and sociable - in particular you like to chat and pay interest in what others have to say
    good cooking/baking skills and have the ability to help teach new skills.
  • ability to promote healthy living and enjoy walks around the lake and to go swimming
  • ability to use your initiative and come up with new ideas and places to visit and new things to do

Some of the support you will be providing – arranging / supporting to and from a range of activities/day placements, finding new places to visit, teaching life skills, supporting with personal care, household tasks, shopping/meal planning and cooking healthy meals, administering medication/working with other health professionals and keeping digital records up to date.

We are looking for individuals who have a happy and smiley disposition with a great sense of humour! 

You will be part of a positive and supportive team who are motivated by the people we support in a person-centred way. 

The role of a Support Worker can be challenging at times, so it is essential to have a positive mind-set with a desire to improve the lives of those with a learning disability.  You will need to be quick thinking. with a positive can-do attitude.

We realise that your quality time is important too, so your rota is prepared well in advance.

25 hours per week which may include long days, weekend working, with weekends off per rota, flexibility and willing to cover extra shifts for annual leave and sickness etc.

You do not need to have experience, but it is essential that you share our values.  As long as you have a positive attitude and want to improve the lives of those with a learning disability.

Please ask for Clare for more details.

 *The salary for this role will be increased to £10.33 per hour (a full-time annual salary of £20,144) with effect from 1 August 2022.

*All roles are subject to an enhanced DBS check and suitable references.

This post is exempt under the Equality Act 2010, Schedule 9, Part 1.  

 

Vacancy ID: 25567

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