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DATE ADDED: Sat 07/03/2020

Support Worker

Totton, UK


JOB TYPE: Permanent, FullTime


**Support Worker | £ hourly** Fancy a job where you can be a superhero without having to wear a cape? Ever thought of becoming a Support Worker? We are looking for dedicated Support Workers to join our friendly care team in Totton, Hampshire.
Valley Road is a specialist Residential Service for males aged 18+ with learning disabilities, mental health needs, behaviours that may challenge and dementia.
The service has made some great achievements and progress with individuals they support.
Some examples of this are: The development of close working relationships with the local Health Team which enables a ‘fast track’ response when residents might be in crisis.

• The support of one individual to remain in the service longer than any other former services he has been at.
The team is breaking new ground in managing behaviours which are considered to challenge.

• Constructed a purpose-built annex for a resident with behaviours that may challenge.
During his 2 years at Valley Road, he has not had a single incident.
Please note that for this service we can only consider male applicants (exemption is claimed under the Equality Act 2010 Part 1 Schedule 9).
You don’t need to have experience in Health and Social Care, but you do need to be passionate about what you do and show compassion and kindness towards the People we Support.
Your duties will include: Supporting individuals to plan and engage in activities in line with their individualised activity planner, which could include holidays, social events, religious and sporting activities, education and employment.
Maintain the general health, wellbeing and emotional needs of the People we Support.
Encouraging individuals to access a range of opportunities and experiences.
Supporting individuals to keep in contact with family and friends, and to participate in social and community activities.
And, of course, you need to ensure that the dignity and choice of the People we Support is preserved at all times.
We are not an agency - you will be working for Achieve together as part of our amazing team, and will benefit from our in-house learning and development opportunities right throughout your career.
If this sounds like you - apply now! Why work for Achieve together? In addition to your salary, our benefits package includes: a pension scheme paid annual leave reward/recognition schemes a generous staff discount and benefits scheme excellent opportunities for career progression Once you choose to apply you will be asked to create an account with us.
This will only take a moment and will allow us to contact you regarding the vacancy and enable you to track the progress of your ; We are not an agency and won't share your details with any other companies.