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Full Time Support Worker - Goodmayes


£17,431 per annum + excellent benefits


The people you will be supporting love a variety of activities including Music, Watching Television, Dancing, Shopping, Baking, involving in Meal Preparation, Art and Craft, Painting, Gardening, Socialising, going on days’ trip, Cinema, being part of their community and can at times have a hectic schedule. All of the above play a significant part in their life.

As well as the team that support them, family members are very involved in support. Being social and having conversations about things that are of interest and daily life is something they truly value. However, crowded or noisy environment are not fun and that is something that some of the people we support find difficult to manage.

Indoor activities include Music sessions, one to one interactive session, art and craft, painting, involving in meal preparation and laundry, Life Skills and Television. We support a variety of people from different cultures so it would be helpful to have some cooking skills and idea's in this area. You should also be willing to support one of the individual we support in the community on his wheel chair. You will be provided with adequate training to enable you do you work confidently which include manual handling people, emergency first aid and more during your induction training.

If you would like to help support these elderly and sociable people, who have a wonderfully full and active life, please apply and tell us why you would be a fantastic addition to the team. We include the people that you will support during our selection process and we take a person centred approach to recruitment. You will need to be adaptable due to the complex needs of the service and the people we support.

The role

You must be willing to work flexibly as and when required. You will work on a rota basis throughout the week and at weekends including Bank Holidays.

One of the most amazing things about being a Support Worker is that anyone can do it! As long as you have a positive attitude and want to improve the lives of those with a learning disability that we support, we will support you with progression opportunities throughout your career with us.

For further details of this role please click on the attachments at the bottom of this advertisement.

* An enhanced DBS will be required for each successful candidate

Job reference: 16851

Posted 7 days ago

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