Support Worker
Ref: CYG06485

  • Location
  • Long Eaton Day Services, 4 Milton Street, Long Eaton, NG10 1DS
  • Salary
  • £8.25 per hour rising to £8.40 after probation
  • Hours
  • Full Time
  • Closing date
  • 23/09/2019

    Long Eaton is a specialist day service for adults with learning disabilities. The service is led by four key disciplines: occupational therapy, physiotherapy, speech and language therapy and nursing. Our multi-disciplinary approach allows us to develop a clear and focused activity plan that works towards maximising an individual’s potential and gaining the inputs as needed from the on-site clinical team.

    We are currently recruiting for a Full Time Support Worker to work 40hrs per week Monday to Friday. You will need to be flexible to work between the hours of 7am-7.30pm on a rota basis.

    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

    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

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

  • Job Description
  • Support_Worker_Job_Description_LD.doc

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