Support Worker

18000.00 - 20000.00 GBP Annual + GBP18000 - GBP20000/annum
18 Feb 2019
12 Mar 2019
Contract Type
Pin Point Health & Social Care are recruiting for a permanent Support Worker in Newcastle on a full time basis to work in services with adults who have Learning Disabilities.

Our client has an excellent and validated track record of providing high quality outcomes focused support services to a wide range of client groups. For this role, you will be supporting the service users by promoting, supporting and challenging them to make progress and achieve their fullest potential.

Key Responsibilities:

-Support with independent living and functional skills development
-Provide guidance, support and encouragement to young people
-Keep accurate written records/reports as required.
-Be a key worker for one or more young people as required.
-Support young people towards managing their own behaviour
-Assist with medical needs which may include the administration of medication. - Support with personal care at times, following individual care plans.

Required Education, Skills and Qualifications

-Experience working with Learning Difficulties
-Ability to manage challenging behaviour
-Dedication to personal development
-Excellent Communication skills
-DBS on Update Service is ideal but not essential
-Qualification in Healthcare or Similar

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