Support Worker

Support Workers required for a Supported Living Service in Kingswood, supporting service users with Learning Disabilities and Autism

Your role

Dean Healthcare is one of the leading recruitment providers within the Health & Social Care sector throughout the region. We are currently recruiting for experienced supported living support workers supporting adults with a variety of disabilities.

The role is based in various supporting living services around south Glos. The houses vary from 1:1 support to 3:1 helping them access the community and live as independently as possible.

The people we work with want to be supported to do the things they want to do and this role provides this support, either by working as part of a team or on a one to one basis. You will assist in the assessment of individuals with autism to enable them to develop their talents and ensure needs or difficulties are identified to meet their full potential.

  • To be part of a team around key individuals
  • To have key responsibilities for allocated areas
  • Maintain regular and appropriate records and reports as directed, e.g. incident reports.
  • Provide required support to the individual with autism which ensures the maintenance of an environment which is as safe and hygienic as possible and appropriate to their needs
  • To guide, prompt, support individuals to undertake activities and learn new skills
  • Apply appropriate agreed Intervention as specified in support care plans, and procedure technique/s, for the protection & safety of the individual with autism, others & environment with emphasis on PBS plans and Challenging Behaviour.
  • Support the individual with autism to access health services appropriate to their needs as specified in their care plan
  • Participate in all meetings as required and make a positive contribution to them.
  • Ensure good working relationships with parents, family and other professionals involved in the individual with autism’s care and promote team working and good working relationships with colleagues

Requirements

  • Ability to communicate effectively and sensitively with different people using a variety of appropriate methods, including a good standard of written and spoken English
  • Ability to report and record accuratel
  • A minimum of 6 Months experience within the health and social care sector
  • Ability to form and maintain effective working relationships as part of a team
  • Ability to work using own initiative where required
  • Ability to be patient, caring and sensitive
  • Ability to be flexible and adapt to the changing needs and wants of individuals we support
  • To share interests with the people we support
  • Ability to liaise and work closely with other professionals
  • A commitment to equal opportunities and anti-discriminatory practice
  • NAKG2022
  • Full / Part time
  • Support
  • Temporary
  • Days and Nights
  • Hourly £9.50-£11.50
  • Bristol

Benefits and positives

  • Competitive rates of pay offering £9.50 - £11.50 with incentives for weekend and bank holidays
  • Weekly pay
  • Hourly accrued holiday pay in addition to the pay rates.
  • Numerous prestigious contracts offering you stability as well as flexibility
  • Free mandatory training
  • Free specialist training courses to help with career progression
  • Flexible hours that suit your needs
  • On-call support team available to you 24 hours a day, 365 days a year

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