Support Worker in Worcester

Recruiter
Turning Point
Location
Worcester, Worcestershire
Salary
£15,797
Posted
16 Jun 2019
Closes
18 Jun 2019
Ref
1176817515
Contract Type
Full Time
Support Worker I Adults I Learning Disabilities I Worcester I WR3Contract type: full-time 37 hours (per week) I bank support workers Salary: GBP 15,797 based on 37 hours I GBP 19,212 based on 45 hours(Sleep-In shifts are required)Do you have a caring nature? Are you looking to make a difference to
people's lives? Do you want to work in an environment where no 2 days are
the same? Are you flexible with your working hours? Can you see yourself
providing care to adults who need your support? If you have answered a big YES to these questions we would love to hear
from you.Job descriptionAt Turning Point, we support people with Learning Disabilities and
Acquired Brain Injury across Worcestershire. As a Support Worker, you will make a real difference to people we
support and their' lives as you improve their daily living skills. Passionate
about people, you will enjoy the scope and support to enhance your own life and
career too, as you gain the experience and training you need to progress with
us.Where will I be working?
You will be supporting individuals at our supported living services
across Worcestershire for adults with Learning Disabilities. Currently seeking
a full time vacancy at our service in Worcester and to widen our bank staff
across Worcestershire.

You will work as part of a large staff team covering various shift
patterns.

All the people at this
service have individual needs and it is the role of the support worker to
support the people in all areas of personal, domestic and social needs, both at
home and in the community.
What will I be doing?This is a hands-on job in which no two days are the same. Your duties
will include_

  • Promoting
    the independence of people we support

  • Supporting
    a full range of daily activities including cleaning and cooking, days out,
    events and attractions, or going away on holiday

  • Arranging
    activities in the home and in the local community

  • Personal
    care (if required support needed)

  • Manual
    handling & helping with medication

  • Support
    with finances - daily expenditure
What skills and qualities do I need to have?Whilst knowledge of learning disabilities and complex needs would be
beneficial, it isn't essential. What is essential is that you are_

  • Passionate,
    caring and enthusiastic

  • Flexible,
    patient and non-judgemental

  • A
    great team player with lots of energy

  • Able
    to demonstrate good communication skills

  • Able
    to complete the physical aspects of the role such as manual handling
Shift PatternsThis is a 24 hour service, therefore flexibility is essential. You will
be working a range of shifts from 7_00am to 2_30pm and 2_30pm to 10pm, sleep- ins
(10pm-7am) and some weekends (alternate where possible).Benefits include_

  • Comprehensive Learning and Development
    opportunities - we are Investors in People Silver accredited

  • 28 days holiday, increasing
    with each year of service until 30 days. Plus the option to purchase
    additional holidays

  • Flexible benefit options
    including, bike to work schemes and season ticket loans

  • Competitive Pension and Life
    Assurance scheme

  • Employee Assistance
    Programme and access to online Health and Wellbeing support

  • Flexible working patterns to
    support work/life balance

  • Access to a wide range of
    discounts including Cinema, Groceries and Gym.

Why Turning Point?
We take pride in the services that we provide. There is one vision that
everyone at Turning Point shares, which is held together by our values. These
include believing in potential, communicating in a confident way, embracing
change and treating each other as individuals.

Running services on a not-for-profit basis, we invest every penny back
into our services - and, our people. So, if you are enthusiastic, motivated and
committed to support people with Learning Disabilities to live fulfilling lives
- here at Turning Point, we don't just offer you a job_ we offer you a career.

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