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DATE ADDED: Thu 30/01/2020

Support Worker

Ashtead, UK


JOB TYPE: Permanent, FullTime


Fancy job where you can be a superhero without having to wear a cape? Ever thought of becoming a support worker? We are looking for support workers to join the dedicated and hard working teams at our residential and supported living ; We provide support to wonderful individuals with learning disabilities and conditions such as Autism, Aspergers, Down's Syndrome, Epilepsy ; 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.
Chandon is a specialist residential service for female adults over 40 with severe learning and physical disabilities, communication difficulties and complex health needs including epilepsy.
It is a delightful little service and a very gentle place to work.
There is always music playing, plenty of positivity and if you are a fan of opera, Harry potter, Disney (especially the Lion King) you will fit in very well here.
Due to the enthusiasm of the people we support to get out and about drivers would be preferred.
It’s quite a hands on service but an extremely welcoming warm environment to work in.
There is also the opportunity to do sleep ins in this service.
Chandon is based in Ashtead and 20 minutes’ walk away from the train station and close to local bus services.
Being a support worker is not just about personal ; In fact, it’s only a small part of it.
For example, T needs support making her cup of tea in the morning, while B has a new found love of gardening so will need support in bringing his ideas to life in the garden.
How about supporting F to organise her holiday or empowering C to join the social evening in the local pub? Does this sound like something you could do? 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 opportunites right throughout your ; You'll work at one service, not driving from client to client, so you'll form a close bond with the people you support and your colleagues (and be paid for your entire day's work).
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 many services have a 10p per hour salary increment after 1 and 2 years in role 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.