Location: Middletons Lane, Hellesdon, Norwich
Salary: £9.15 per hour with night working and overtime enhancements available, up to £10.15 per hour
Job type: Permanent, Full Time and 1 x Maternity Cover, Full Time
At Jeesal Residential Care Services, we specialise in providing a caring and nurturing environment to support people a learning disability live fulfilling lives and have been supporting people with complex needs for over 30 years. Middletons Lane are seeking two Support Workers to join the team covering rotational shifts inclusive of earlies, lates, nights and sleep ins as required. 1 position is on a full time permanent basis and another is on a full time maternity cover basis for a minimum of 6 months with the potential to be extended to 10 months.
Opening in 2011, Middletons Lane provides one-bedroom apartments for six individuals with a learning disability and associated needs. It was specifically designed as a specialist service, providing residential care to individuals who may at times present with challenging behaviour and require 1:1 support. We promote independence and individuality following a supported living model, whilst meeting the individual’s needs for high support levels.
Responsibilities of the Support Workers:
- Provide support to individuals in a respectful, sensitive, compassionate and person centred manner in all aspects of their daily living
- To support service users to develop their skills in various activities of daily living.
- Promote independence and development of appropriate skills and relationships to enable service users to make full use of community facilities.
- Support service users to lead full lives and develop a range of relationships.
- Support service users flexibly in response to their changing needs and aspirations and feedback from the individual and family members.
- Be a positive link with families and others important to the service user.
- Support the development and implementation of individual person-centred plans.
Requirements of the Support Workers:
- Desirable but not essential to have an NVQ/ Diploma level 2 in Health and Social care or be working towards this.
- Positive attitude and commitment to the individual, their development and the Service as a whole.
- Objective, non-discriminatory, approachable and professional and able to act as a good role model for our tenants.
- Able to manage change and be flexible and adaptable and able to work a variety of shift patterns including weekends, earlies, lates and long days.
- Communication skills both written and verbal with the ability to communicate at all levels in the organisation.
Benefits of becoming the Support Workers:
- £9.15 per hour with night working and overtime enhancements available, up to £10.15 per hour
- Comprehensive induction training programme for new starters and a genuine commitment to personal and professional development
- Annual Leave entitlement of 28 days (inclusive of bank holidays)
- Perkbox Employee Discount Scheme
- Recommend a Friend Scheme - worth £300, subject to conditions. (Tax Deductible)
- Bike to Work Scheme
- Hyundai Affinity New Car Discount Scheme
- Free 24hr Confidential Employee Assistance Programme.
- Pension Scheme with Employer Contributions
- We will pay for your DBS Check
This is an opportunity to be part of a team of values, respect, dignity and empathy and make a real contribution to the quality of our service users lives. Want to become a Support Worker? Click apply!
Keywords: Healthcare, Care Assistant, Carer, Care Worker, Social Care, Keyworker
We are an equal opportunity employer committed to developing our staff.
We positively encourage applications regardless of race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, disability, religion or belief and age.
All Appointments are subject to an acceptable enhanced DBS Check.