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Support Worker

Bridport, Dorset, England

£17,598 per year + plus 50% for Bank Holidays

Permanent

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Support Worker to join the team at our Registered Care Home in Briport. 193 St Andrews Road has 3 beds for adults who have a learning disability and may have additional complex health needs.

Support Worker 37.5 hours per week

For Encompass Support Workers, every day really is different, with variety being more the rule than the exception.

We are looking for an individual who is patient, friendly, caring and easy to talk to with a good sense of humour.

Someone who is dedicated to providing creative & personalised support and an ability to understand an individual's needs, and what they need to make them feel safe. Helping our service users with all aspects of their daily lives, including getting ready (including personal hygiene), preparing meals, going to appointments, socialising, helping manage money, taking part in a wide range of hobbies/interests, including arts, crafts and swimming.

A great opportunity to work in an environment supporting individuals who have a learning disability, mental health support needs and whom may present with behaviours that are challenging. This post is suitable for individuals who are compassionate, caring, have an understanding of supporting people to reach their full potential and develop independence. Successful applicants will be motivated, able to work within a team or on their own and be passionate about the role they undertake.

Encompass is an organisation that evolves with the individual, tailoring provision services which is lead by the individual and will provide quality training to staff, comprehensive support and personalised development for staff, to enable those whom they care with.

No Experience necessary, driver essential.

The role will involve an element of personal care, if not comfortable with this, please do not apply.

You'll be working with a fantastic team that is part of a company whose mission is to help their service users feel good about themselves and support their independence - more than they ever thought possible.

You'll get £9.00 per hour plus 50% for Bank Holidays; employer sponsored pension scheme; generous annual leave entitlement; full free Induction and on-going training programme; fully funded Diploma and Care Certificate training; occupational maternity pay and paternity benefits; occupational sick pay.

All posts are subject to satisfactory DBS and interviews will not be offered to candidates who have failed to arrange an informal visit. The informal visit allows you to find out more about the role and just as importantly it allows the people we support to meet you.

Interested? To discover more and to arrange an informal visit please contact Sean on######### To learn more about the benefits we offer employees please visit our website.

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Shortlisting: 05/07/2019

Interviews: 08/07/2019

Encompass is a not-for-profit provider of specialist care and support

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