Senior Support Worker / Support Workers .
An exciting opportunity to join a team providing high quality care in a lovely, privately owned, modern supported living house in New Malden (near Kingston upon Thames, Surrey) to two or three active, happy learning disabled adults who lead interesting and varied lives.
Requirements are based around residents’ daily attendance at a day centre and busy social lives in the evenings with the weekends focusing on a wide range of other activities. We are looking for staff prepared to cover around 4 shifts per week including some weekend work with good rates of pay and conditions. Approx. hours will be 35 hours / week but we would also be very happy to hear from candidates who may be interested in covering one or two shifts per week or weekend work.
You must have experience of supporting adults with a learning disability to the highest standard, a good range of skills, be flexible and have a real passion for enhancing residents’ skills and quality of life. You will need to be able to support residents to prepare nutritious meals with a focus on healthy eating and have an interest in encouraging an active and healthy lifestyle.
You will need experience in managing staff rosters to ensure full cover at all times and to assist with all day to day activities and appointments, including doctor and dentist, as well as ensuring the smooth running of the household and associated responsibilities. Ideally you may hold an NVQ / Diploma 2 or 3 in Health and Social Care. This is not essential but relevant experience is most important. A driver with full clean driving licence is preferred, a household car is provided. At least two excellent, checkable references will also be required.
You may have experience of the following: Support Worker, Charity, Charities, Learning Disabilities, Senior Support Worker, Social Care, Healthcare, Supported Living Worker, Vulnerable People, Voluntary Sector, Care Staff etc.
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