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Support Worker in Bulkington CV12 - The Cedars

Contract type: full-time 37 or 45 hours per week / part-time / bank

Salary: GBP 15,797 based on 37 hours / GBP 19,212 based on 45 hours / GBP 8.21 per hour

Do you have a caring nature? Are you looking to make a difference to people's lives? Do you want to work in an environment where no 2 days are the same? Are you flexible with your working hours? Can you see yourself providing care to adults who need your support?

If you have answered a big YES to these questions we would love to hear from you.

Job description

At Turning Point, we support people with Learning Disabilities across England.

As a Support Worker, you will make a real difference to residents' lives as you improve their daily living skills. Passionate about people, you will enjoy the scope and support to enhance your own life and career too, as you gain the experience and training you need to progress with us.

Where will I be working?

Our service in Bulkington provides a 24 hour residential facility in providing care for adults with Learning Disabilities and additional health issues. Staff will develop communication skills such as knowledge of signing / visual aids as the people we support are non-verbal.

We endeavour to create positive family relationships offering a good circle of support. There is a strong focus on supporting individuals' lives in a person centred way which includes various activities, shopping, managing own budgets and cooking. We tailor our services to enable people to be as independent as possible.

What will I be doing?

This is a hands-on job in which no two days are the same. Your duties will include_

Promoting the independence of people we support
Supporting a full range of daily activities including cleaning and cooking, days out, going away on holiday
Arranging activities in the home and in the local community
Personal care
Manual handling & helping with medication

What skills and qualities do I need to have?

Whilst knowledge of learning disabilities and complex needs would be beneficial, it isn't essential. What is essential is that you are_

Passionate, caring and enthusiastic
Flexible, patient and non-judgemental
A great team player with lots of energy
Able to demonstrate good communication skills
Able to complete the physical aspects of the role such as manual handling

Shift Patterns

This is a 24 hour service, therefore flexibility is essential. You will be working a range of shifts from 7_00/8:00 am to 2_00/3:00pm and 3_00/3:00 pm to 9_00/10:00pm, waking nights, some weekends.

Please note that working hours may vary from service to service.

What benefits will I receive?

Of course, we know it's not about the money. But that doesn't mean we don't reward our people for their invaluable work with a benefits package that includes_

Comprehensive Learning and Development opportunities - we are Investors in People Silver accredited 28 days holiday, increasing with each year of service until 30 days. Plus the option to purchase additional holidays Flexible benefit options including, bike to work schemes and season ticket loans Competitive Pension and Life Assurance scheme Employee Assistance Programme and access to online Health and Wellbeing support Flexible working patterns to support work/life balance Access to a wide range of discounts including Cinema, Groceries and Gym. Why Turning Point?

We take pride in the services that we provide. There is one vision that everyone at Turning Point shares, which is held together by our values. These include believing in potential, communicating in a confident way, embracing change and treating each other as individuals.

Running services on a not-for-profit basis, we invest every penny back into our services - and, our people. So, if you are enthusiastic, motivated and committed to support people with Learning Disabilities to live fulfilling lives - here at Turning Point, we don't just offer you a job_ we offer you a career.
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