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Support Worker

Sheffield

Up to £11.60 per hour

Permanent, Full Time

8th February 2024

A national charity are looking for Support Workers to join them at their site based in Sheffield with immediate effect.

In this role, you will play a crucial part in fostering trusting relationships with service users, promoting their well-being, and empowering them to lead fulfilling lives.

What’s on offer?

  • Up to £11.60 per hour
  • 5 hour week
  • Rotating shifts
  • Career progression and training available
  • Health scheme for you and immediate family
  • Online benefits for several high street stores
  • Company pension
  • Paid paternity leave & enhanced maternity leave
  • Carers leave up to 5 days per annum
  • Free life assurance
  • Award winning non-profit organisation
  • 5-minute walk from Stockport Bus & Train station
  • Access to an Employee Relations Advisor to receive confidential aid & advice

What will you be doing as a Support Worker?

  • Fostering and maintaining warm, trusting relationships with service users, promoting their self-esteem and emotional well-being
  • Ensuring the privacy and dignity of service users are respected at all times
  • Providing considerate personal care tailored to individual needs and preferences
  • Encouraging and supporting service users in expressing their needs, views, and concerns, enabling their participation in decision-making processes
  • Respecting and upholding the rights and entitlements of people with learning disabilities, facilitating their full participation in their communities
  • Responding flexibly to the evolving needs of service users in alignment with person-centred plans
  • Cultivating independence, confidence, and proficiency in various life skills, including social interactions, personal care, and daily living activities
  • Implementing appropriate strategies and interventions to support service users exhibiting challenging behaviours, as specified in Positive Behaviour Support Plans
  • Monitoring and promoting the physical and mental well-being of service users, including administering prescribed medication and promoting healthy lifestyles
  • Supporting service users in leading socially valued lives by facilitating access to diverse experiences and opportunities for personal development

What do you need?

  • Experience in providing care and support to people with learning disabilities
  • A health and social care diploma, NVQ or equivalent social care qualification
  • A warm, person centred and affirmative approach to people with learning disabilities
  • Flexibility to work rotating hours across a 7 day period

If you have a passion for providing care and support to those in need, we want to hear from you. Apply today for consideration or speak with Bobbie at KPJ Group for more information on 01457 861511.

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