Support Worker – Supported Living

  • Job Reference: CVBOC/CH/1
  • Date Posted: 25 November 2018
  • Recruiter: Brothers of Charity
  • Website: http://brothersofcharity.org.uk/england/
  • Location: Chorley, Lancashire
  • Salary: £7.84 Per Hour
  • Bonus/Benefits: + Excellent Benefits
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Role: Support Worker (Supported Living team)

Hourly rate: Upto £7.84

Excellent benefits:

  • Enhanced holiday entitlement
  • Medicash
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Pension
  • Flexible working
  • Investment in training
  • Discounted gym membership

Hours: Full & part time hours available

Location: Leyland & Chorley areas

A driving license is not essential, although would be preferable

With the person at the heart of all we do, we provide a wide range of enabling support services to people with learning disabilities, and others at risk of being marginalised, which promotes their dignity, individuality, inclusion and the fulfillment of their potential.

Providing support within over 50 tenancies in Lancashire, we are currently able to offer a range of options depending on individual needs and funding pathways, which currently includes shared tenancies of between three and five people, single tenancies and apartment schemes incorporating a number of self-contained apartments with a shared staff facility.

Our supported living services are designed to assist adults and young people in Lancashire to sustain a true tenancy and maximise independence, choice and community presence via a culture of ‘enablement’, whilst remaining safe and happy with help from our Support Workers.

Key Responsibilities:

  • To develop and sustain warm and trusting relationships with the people we support
  • Providing practical support, including intimate personal care
  • To support people in general housekeeping, such as cooking, domestic tasks, preparing meals, laundry and shopping
  • Liaise with members of staff in order to co-ordinate assessments and support plan updates with the people you support

Key Skills/Experience:

  • Excellent communication skills & the ability to communicate with people at all levels
  • Willingness to support service users with domestic tasks, such as cooking
  • A flexible approach to working hours and locations
  • Experience of supporting or caring for others, especially those with a learning disability, either from family, employment or voluntary work

No previous experience is necessary as we offer a full training program which can lead to recognised qualifications.

Please email your CV to jobs@brothersofcharity.org.uk

Brothers of Charity is an equal opportunities employer. An enhanced DBS check is essential for this role.Please note – if we receive a high volume of applications then we may close this advert early.