Support Worker - New service opening in Ollerton - Newark

£7.00 - £8.00/Hour
15 Oct 2016
14 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Are you looking for a demanding, yet very rewarding role where you can be part of a proud team who enable people we support to learn new skills, undertake tasks for themselves and live independently?We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic, outgoing person to support six people in their own home to live a fulfilled and happy life.We are working to make our recruitment as person centred as we can. Attached is a full job description along with a profile the people you will be supporting have put together. The selection process will use this criteria to match not only skills and experience but also hobbies and interests of applicants with the people being supported. It is likely that the final decision on the success of your application will be decided by the people you will be supporting, and their families.Could this be you?What people like and admire about you: . You're always friendly and positive when supporting others . You don't panic and you stay calm in difficult situations. . You are able to follow people's plans and support the person in the best way for them. . You have a great sense of humour. . You enjoy being creative in your communication and can use a wide variety of methods or are excited to try them. . You're patient and give people the time to say what they want to say; even if they're not able to use words to communicate. . You like shopping . Your desire to include everyone. . Your have good domestic skills and are able to involve others and make it fun . You enjoy cooking and creating new dishes with people : exploring tastes and textures . You areconfident, experienced driver . You are physically able to push my wheelchair . You have experience or an awareness of supporting people with profound and multiple learning disabilities . You enjoy being part of a team and working towards a common aimWhat's important to you: . Helping people to live the life they want to lead. . Supporting people to enjoy their own space . Building relationships based on trust, and a genuine interest in other people. . Supporting people to make the most of a life outside the service. E.g. making friends. . Supporting people to enjoy their free time for example: shopping, local events and walks in the park, meals, . Supporting people to plan and enjoy holidays and new experiences. . Helping others to look and feel good. . Helping people to develop their skills . Helping people to make choices holidays and new experiences. . Helping others to look and feel good. . Acknowledging the contribution of others. . Helping people to develop their skillsIf you can work in a people orientated role, are a caring person who enjoys enabling people to achieve their life goals and aspirations we would love to hear from you. Experience within the care sector is an advantage but not a necessity as full training will be provided. You will be required to work on a rota basis which will include mornings, evenings, weekends, and also sleep in duties. Waking night shifts may be required, as well as on-call duties.A Mencap support worker said ?I love my job. Being part of people developing and learning new skills gives me a real feeling of achievement.?ID 5093

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