London, Greater London, England
£18,010.00 per year
Permanent (Full time)
Service Name: Support Worker
Hours: 38 hours per week
Extensive access and support to recognised qualifications
weeks ( days pro rata for hours worked) annual leave per annum. No additional leave is given for bank holidays.
Employee benefit discount scheme
Access to our Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)
Ambient Support is a registered UK charity with over 25 years' experience in providing care and support services for older people, people with a mental health need and people with a learning disability.
Our Support Worker needs:
Empathy, caring and sensitivity to the needs of others
Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
Experience of supporting adults in a care setting or in the community is desirable, however, is not essential, as we offer full training for all of our staff.
Car driver desirable but not essential
Our Support Worker's duties will be:
You will be supporting individuals to live the life they want within their community in which they live, to build positive relationships and to reach their potential
Social and emotional support, either at home and/or in their local community
Supporting service users with their personal care support including personal hygiene needs if required
Support with their shopping, assist with budgeting
Building/maintaining relationship with friends and family
Household tasks including cooking, cleaning and laundry
Going out for walks, meals and other activities that supported individuals may want to experience.
Our Learning Disability services can provide care and support for people with a range of complex and specialist needs. We provide person centred services using a range of support approaches such as Active Support and Positive Behaviour Support to help people gain skills and increase their independence.
In order to protect both our staff and the people we support, unless there are wholly exceptional reasons (which we will consider on an individual basis), it is a requirement that all new employees have a Covid-19 vaccination prior to commencing with Ambient Support, and that they continue to receive Covid-19 vaccinations as required and in accordance with public health guidance throughout their employment with us.
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