Support Worker - Learning Disabilities

8.00 - 9.00 GBP Hourly + GBP8 - GBP9/hour
28 Jan 2019
25 Feb 2019
Contract Type
Pin Point are recruiting for a Support Worker for a Residential Service in Killingworth, Newcastle on a full time permanent basis. We are looking for passionate people who want to make a positive difference to people's lives.

Our client has an excellent and validated track record of providing high quality outcomes focused support services to a wide range of client groups. This service in particular will be working with service users with Learning Disabilities, Mental Health, Complex Needs and Challenging Behaviours.

You will support the service users with daily activities and with independent supported living. You will use a person-centered approach and use effective communication skills to motivate and understand the service user.

-Promoting the independence of people within the services
-Supporting a full range of daily activities including cleaning and cooking, days out, or going away on holiday
-Arranging activities in the home and in the local community
-Personal care
-Manual handling & helping with medication
-Supporting people with achieving goals

Required Education, Skills and Qualifications

The ideal candidate will be motivated and passionate about supporting others with the ability to work both independently using own initiative and effectively as part of a team. You will have excellent time management and communication skills.

-1-2 years recent experience within a similar role
-Experience within Learning Disabilities/Complex Needs
-Able to work with service users who display challenging behaviour
-Flexibility to work shifts to meet the needs of the client including sleep ins
-Passionate, caring and enthusiastic