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DATE ADDED: Fri 01/11/2019

Learning Disabilities Support Worker

Stourport-on-Severn, UK
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JOB TYPE: Permanent

SALARY: £8.70 - £9.20/hour

Midway Care Group specialise in providing services for people with learning disabilities who may also have additional needs. We work collaboratively with individuals, families and service commissioners to support people to live within the community, either in a transitional residential service or a supported living service.

'Our aim is to provide specialised residential and transitional services to individuals with learning disabilities and associated needs in an environment where rights, independence and choice are our focus - we pride ourselves on providing person-centred care and support, which is flexible and responsive.'

We have a fantastic opportunity join our continually expanding organisation, as a Support Worker, for long day shifts, plus sleep ins at our Supported Living flats based in the Stourport area of Worcestershire. Reporting directly to a Locality Manager, as well as a Team Leader - This is a full-time, (35hrs per week; The nature of the job will require flexible hours, including some evening and weekend hours.) You will provide direct and day to day person-centred support for an adult with learning disabilities, dual-diagnosis, complex care needs and behaviours that can be extremely challenging - this position will also include personal care duties.

The ideal candidate will ensure the individuals we support receive a personalised service which meets and continually responds to their changing needs, whilst also working to maintain quality and compassion towards those we support. As part of your role, as a Support Worker you will be expected to carry out duties such as; personal care needs, meal planning, activities, community support, along with any further daily living tasks as required. You will be caring, compassionate, have a fantastic work ethic and be able to work on your own initiative, whilst following the support and care plans provided for the people we support.

Job Requirements:

* Previous experience, ideally within a similar role - working with adults with learning disabilities.

* Practical experience working with people with extreme challenging behaviour.

* Be able to complete our physical intervention training and be prepared to utilise this, if and when required.

* Fully flexible, across 7 days as all shifts are worked on a rota basis. (This will include long day shifts and sleep ins)

* Be willing and able to participate in daily activities, if and when needed which may include support within the community.

* Be able to follow a detailed care plan along with completing daily logs.

Job Benefits:

* Hourly pay rate of £8.70 per hour. (Any overtime paid at £9.20 per hour)

* Flat sleep in rate paid at £50 per sleep.

* Opportunity to complete your NVQ Level 2 on successful completion of your probation period.

* Genuine career progression opportunities within an established and growing organisation.

* On-going training and development.

* Staff incentive schemes with possible reward earning potential.

* Supported by an experienced management and staff team.

Are you a dynamic and forward-thinking individual who is looking for a new challenge? If so - we want to hear from you. Don't delay - Apply today
Role: Learning Disabilities Support Worker
Job Type: Permanent
Location: Stourport-on-Severn, Worcestershire,

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