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Support Worker Coleford

2021-05-29 21:42:57
Support Worker Coleford

- Support Worker

Location - Coleford, Gloucestershire

Salary - £17,753 p.a rising to £18,144 p.a after six month probation if unqualified or £18535 if qualified (i.e. NVQ 2or 3). Plus an additional £3160 p.a for sleep-ins ( 1 a week )

Hours - Early Shift

Start - 7.00am

Finish - 14.30pm

Late Shift

Start - 14.30pm

Finish - 22.00pm

Sleep In / Waking Night

Start - 22.00pm

Finish - 7.00am

Why work here - This is a national care company that specialises in supporting adults with learning disability. They strongly believes in person centred care and everything they do is around ensuring the people they support are engaged in meaningful activity and relationships This involves exercising more control over their lives and experience greater levels of inclusion, independence and choice. To do this they have to have the right team of people working for them so they go to great lengths to ensure all employees are fully trained and developed to carry out their role safely and... to a high standard.

About the Service - This is a 4-bed supported living service, housing male adults with verbal and learning disabilities who are challenging. You will be helping with life around the home such as providing personal care, cleaning, administering medication and food preparation as well as accessing the community such as swimming, eating out, shopping and walks. There may also be a requirement to assist with weekly financial needs. The service users have various likes; using pictures to communicate, swimming, water play, music, eating out, birds, shopping, arts and crafts and iPads, drives, walks, building blocks, and sensory play.

Training - You will receive full support and training in positive behaviour management with the facility to debrief, assess and reflect after an incident of behaviour has occurred.

Type of person required - We are looking for caring people who are able to come up with suitable activities to engage the supported people. You need to be happy to try new approaches and methods to keep service users involved in meaningful activities, be a good clear communicator using a range of methods. You will naturally respect and tolerate the differing views of others with patience and confidence. Due to the location of the service you will need to be a driver.


- 2 years' experience of working with adult service users with challenging behaviour as at times you will experience users self-harm, exerting property destruction, hair pulling, biting and both verbal and physical aggression

Covid 19 - All initial interviews are initially carried out remotely


- Discounts and rewards across shops, restaurants, gym membership and days out, Employee Assistance Programme, award winning training and development and inclusion in the annual staff award scheme

Interested? For more information in the strictest of confidence, please call Sandie at Major Healthcare recruitment at our regional office on 07909 512503. We will aim to get immediate interviews for the right candidate/s offering you a timely, stress free service to obtaining and further your career in the sector you are passionate about. We are a free service and take on multiple jobs every week so continuously have a variety of positions to choose from. If this role is not what you're looking for, you are welcome to send us your CV to be registered and automatically matched to each position we have and be sent a full job list every couple of weeks to browse through and enquire about. Email address [email protected] We hold our candidates in the same regard as we do our clients and offer both parties a professional, market informative and friendly service
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