Support Worker

Location: Plymouth
Salary: £9.80 (rising to £10.00 per hour after probation)
Position: Permanent
Hours: 27 hours per week
Recruiter: Havencare Homes and Support Limited
Posted: 03/12/2021

Support Worker Role

Location: Supported Living Plymouth
Rate of Pay: £9.80 (rising to £10.00 per hour after probation)
Hours: 27hrs per week

Havencare are recruiting a Support Worker to support an individual in their own home within Supported Living within a Positive Behaviour Response Team. This role would be supporting a young lady to live in her own home. She likes to be busy and active, enjoys social opportunities and opportunities to interact with others. She has an infectious personality and is a pleasure to be around. She has a severe Learning Disability and other health conditions. She may display behaviours of concern at times.
The aim of the job role would be to work as part of the wider team, role modelling outstanding care and support needs for the individual, promoting the individual’s independence, and maintaining and promoting life skills, as well as supporting their health and well-being needs and requirements.

You will be resilient with a positive outlook and have an upbeat approach to supporting people. You will be a great planner, organiser, and motivator to support individuals with access to achieve an outcome focused support plan. You will be a great role model and be able to connect through great communication and drive towards accessing the community.
Applicants with experience of Learning Disabilities and complex needs is preferred. Previous experience of supporting people with complex needs in supported living or domiciliary support would be an advantage.

Due to the needs of this individual we will only be considering female applicants for this role. However please see our website for other vacancies that are open to all applicants.

This is a 24 hour, 365 days per year service and you will need to be flexible to work as the service requires, including mornings, daytime, evenings, and weekends.

The successful applicant will be working the following rota:

Week 1:
Monday - 4-10sl
Tuesday – 7am-9am
Thursday – 4-10pm
Sunday – 8-10sl

Week 2:
Monday – 7-9am + 10pm-9am Night Wake
Wednesday – 4-10sl
Thursday 7-am
Friday – 4-10pm
Applications will be considered as and when received.

Closing date: The 27th December 2021.

If your application is successful, any offer of employment will be subject to:

A satisfactory Enhanced DBS check and subsequent registration for the DBS Update Service
2 acceptable / satisfactory references
Evidence of eligibility / right to work in the UK

Job Reference: SLPWATJ0821
Closing Date: 27/12/2021

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