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Advanced Support Worker

Zoek Pin South Chailey, East Sussex, England

£11ph plus additional benefits

Permanent (Full time)

Community Integrated Care is currently seeking caring and committed people to support individuals with learning disabilities and mental health needs to live their lives to the full. With a positive, outgoing, and energetic nature, you will provide a highly individualised service, respecting the needs and wishes of people in their own homes.

This is an exciting opportunity to work in a brand new, bespoke service that has been developed in partnership with East Sussex Council to support individuals in their own supported tenancies. Individuals will have tailored care and support plans using a Positive Behavioural Support Model to ensure that they enhance their lives and opportunities.

Individuals will be following a professionally constructed support plan following discharge from hospital. They will require support within their homes, to access the community and to manage anxiety and challenges that they face due to their diagnosis.

Putting the preferences of this individual at the heart of everything you do, you will assist individuals to become more independent. You will be comfortable supporting them with all aspects of daily living, help with meals and potentially intimate care tasks. You will also provide social support and promote his independence so that he can become more active and achieve goals and aspirations.

Please note the postcode for the service is BN8 4PY.

An upbeat and positive manner is essential, as is having a genuine passion for supporting people to achieve their potential.

You will also hold an NVQ Level 3 Health and Social Care or be willing to work towards this within an agreed timescale.

Additionally, you will be required to undertake PBS Practitioner awareness training and will be able to coach and mentor Support Workers who you will work alongside. This role requires you to lead the shift and de-brief with colleagues following incidents of behaviours that may challenge.

Experience in working using a PBS approach would be a strong advantage.

You will receive all person specific training necessary for this role and a comprehensive company induction, as well as the opportunity to develop your skills and knowledge further to enhance a worthwhile and rewarding career in providing complex care. It is also important that you share our company values which are at the heart of everything we do and ensure that we deliver high quality, consistent care and support.

In return, we offer you a rewarding role with the opportunity to develop your skills and future career in a rewarding and enriching environment. We also offer the following;

  • Comprehensive induction and commitment to on-going learning and development
  • 28 days holiday (inclusive of bank holiday)
  • Holiday purchase scheme
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Access to a free app offering retail discounts, leisure savings and holiday and travel discounts
  • Employee of the month and other recognition schemes
  • Employee Assistant programme - available 24/7
  • Wellbeing Fund
  • Employee Voice - GameChangers
  • We will also pay for your disclosure

Community Integrated Care is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.

Posted 4 days ago

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