Support Workers - Supported Living Scheme

England, Essex, Benfleet
£16494 per annum
17 Oct 2016
31 Oct 2016
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Contract Type
Full Time
Full-Time Support Workers required for dynamic Supported Living Scheme in Benfleet, Essex. You will be supporting Adults with Learning Disabilities and Physical Disabilities in all aspects of their daily lives; in their home and out in the community, such as:

- All aspects of personal care
- Support with mobility
- Assisting with medication
- Support with accessing hobbies and interests
- Support with developing daily living skills
- Support with all health related issues
- Support with all social related activities and accessing the community
- Support to live independently within the community

Would you like to be part of a rapidly growing organisation where both Service Users and Staff together can aspire to grow, develop and aim to reach their full potential? If the answer is yes, then they look forward to hearing from you.

- Full-Time, Part-time and Relief staff positions available.
- Full Induction Training provided.
- Access to Continuous Training and Development.
- Excellent Career Progression

- Essential - Previous experience of working with and supporting Adults with Learning Disabilities
- Essential - Flexibility and ability to work at short-notice
- Essential - Excellent communication skills including ability to use of symbols and objects of reference
- Essential - Full driving license
- Desirable - NVQ/QCF Level 2/3 qualifications and upwards.
- Desirable - Previous experience of working within a Supported Living/Housing Scheme.
- Desirable - Previous experience in dealing with Challenging and Complex Behaviours.

Person Specification:
- Caring and compassionate nature
- Sense of responsibility
- Reliable and trustworthy
- Sense of humour
- Ability to think "outside the box" on how to include and integrate clients in order to encourage them to develop to their potential

- £7.93 per hour
- Pro-rata holiday entitlement of 20 days' per year, with accrual of one day per year worked.

Successful applications will be required to undergo an Enhanced DBS check and provide satisfactory references.

This company is an Equal Opportunities employer and is committed to treating all people equally according to needs; irrespective of their race, colour, ethnic origin, religion or beliefs, gender, transgender, age, sexual orientation, HIV status, physical, mental, sensory or learning disability, marital status or economic status or any other factor.