Day Support Worker
Ref: CYG05425


  • Location
  • Amberwood Lodge, 6 St. Osmunds Road, Parkstone, Poole, BH14 9JN
  • Salary
  • £9.10 Per Hour (£9.45 after probation)
  • Hours
  • Full Time
  •  

    Choose a career that inspires people.
     

    Progress your career as a valued member of one of the most respected and supportive teams in the healthcare sector. In helping us deliver outstanding healthcare you’ll be making a real difference to residents and their families every single day, with support from the organisation and your colleagues every step of the way.

    Amberwood Lodge is a 9 bed specialist residential service for adults with autism, and who may present with behaviours that challenge. We aim to provide a safe, comfortable and effective care environment for those in our care, promoting independence and community integration.
     
    We are currently recruiting for a day support worker to support other members of staff in the provision of care; ensuring Individuals retain as much of their dignity and individuality as possible as well as being involved in the general activities of the home.

     

    In this role you’ll:

    • Offer enhanced care with a flexible learning approach for all our residents
    • Work in the residential area, providing guidance and encouragement to residents through physical and emotional support
    • Maintain a safe, clean and enjoyable environment for our residents to live in, which will involve undertaking some domestic duties and complying with policies and procedures
    • Assist residents with their medical and welfare needs and report as required
    • Safeguard residents
    • Learn about individuals’ specific needs and provide help in the most appropriate way

     

    We're looking for people who have:

    • Excellent communication skills and the ability to be a good team player
    • The sensitivity and energy required to provide a trusting, stimulating and varied lifestyle for the residents
    • A genuine desire to make a real difference in people’s lives
    • Flexibility to work 12.5hour shift patterns on a rota basis

     

    In return we’ll offer you:

    • Opportunity for overtime
    • Employee Discount Scheme
    • DBS paid
    • Regular coaching and support
    • Free meals on duty
    • Free parking at site

     

    Hours:

    42 hours per week, 12.5 hour day shifts on a rota basis


     
    Please note: successful candidates will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check.

  • Job Description
  • Support_Worker.doc

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