Social Care

Support Worker

Full Time

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Support worker*
*Full time 35 hours a week – permanent on a rota basis*
*£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 skillsAbout 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 recordsApply today! Alternatively, you can call Stacey at BS Social Care for an informal chat about the role (phone number removed)