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Support Worker

Zoek Pin Crewe, Cheshire East, England

£18720 PerAnnum

Permanent (Full time)

I am a 28-year-old man currently residing in the Crewe area. I have a diagnosis of a Learning Disability, Autism and Epilepsy, as a result, I presents with a range of behaviours typical of those with sensory integration issues and autism. I will have 3 staff member’s with me during the day, and 2 staff members awake during the night and 1 staff member asleep. I have been in residential care and hospital settings for most of my adult life, and I am ready to live in the community with a team of staff who can help me learn new skills. My predominant form of communication is not verbal. Staff will need to be trained in using PECs to support me to make choices and to support me with my daily routine.

I need you to be;

I require you to have a good understanding of Learning Disability, Autism and Epilepsy, as these are my diagnosis. I require you to have experience working with and understanding the Positive Behavioural Support Model and use proactive strategies to effectively support me in staying safe and making the most of my opportunities within the community. I prefer a quieter and less busy environment.

At times I can present with behaviours perceived as challenging, I have developed these over time, as a way of communicating my needs.

I struggle to understand time, or how long an activity lasts -Staff supporting the use of sand timers can help me understand how long I should participate in a given activity.

Life at Gray Healthcare

Here at Gray Healthcare we believe that no person should remain in an acute or long stay hospital environment for a day longer than is medically necessary. We do not discriminate with risk history; we work beyond the label and prioritise the individual and their right to live in the community. We are a company passionate about delivering truly person-centred support and are looking for a Support Worker who shares the same ethos.

We are particularly interested in candidates who have experience as a Support Worker within Recovery, Mental Health, Learning Disabilities, Personality Disorders and knowledge surrounding positive behavioural support. This is a great opportunity for a dedicated support worker who really wants to better the life of our client.

Our employees work hard every day to make a positive difference in people's lives. We are proud to support you with a range of benefits and recognition. All contributing to a strong work life balance. We also support you in your development in your role and help you grow to realise your potential.

If you’re a Support Worker with the unique qualities required for this role and want to work within an organisation that provides the type of care you'd expect for your loved ones, please apply today!

Gray Healthcare embraces diversity, inclusion and accessibility for all of our people. We are committed to building a diverse organisation that represents the communities we serve and ensuring inclusion in everything we do.

Posted 37 days ago

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