Support Worker Learning Disabilities

Support Worker

For Holdcroft Road, Bucknall, Staffordshire

£8.71 per hour

21 hours waking night post

Holdcroft Road is a learning disability care home located in Bucknall, stoke on Trent, Staffordshire. The home has 6 Service Users that have a learning and physical disability. All the Service Users are able to access the community with the support of one or two staff.

The longstanding staff team are hard working and strive to deliver the best possible levels of care to the people that they support. They all have excellent relationships with the Service Users and key workers are matched to Service Users considering their personalities and Service User preferences. The home is a fun place to work, no two days are the same and the Service Users love banter and laugh with the team and also like to go out on day trips, take part in in house activities, meeting friends and family .

As a Support Worker you will;

-Deliver care and support in accordance with a Service User’s Care Plan.

-Attend Support Planning Meeting and participate in the process of planning care and support.

-Help Service Users to achieve personal goals and live as independently as possible.

-Maintain a Service User’s dignity and respect and specifically identify an individual’s special requirements associated with their race, culture and/or religion.

-To work with families and other professionals in ways that generates positive outcomes for individual Service Users.

-Respect an individual’s privacy by maintaining confidentiality and data protection regarding all personal information at all times.

To carryout the role of Support Worker at Dairy close you will need to be;

-Motivated with a cheerful disposition.

-Outgoing, interested in people and willing to take part in activities such as; day trips, walk around the local town, cinema, Theatre etc.

-Confident and able to support Service Users out in local community on a one to one basis.

-A quick thinker that possesses the ability to solve problems.

-Reliable and honest with a genuine interest in people.

In return as a Support Worker Choices can offer you;

-A good salary and 28days of annual leave (including time off in lieu public holidays).

-A variety of different shift patterns to suit varying personal needs.

-A friendly and supportive team and place of work.

-Full training that you are paid for completing.

-Support to study formal qualifications that relate to health and social care.

-Access to the Choices Employee Benefits Scheme.

Feel that you have the personality, skills and/or knowledge and experience to carryout the role of Support Worker and exceed all our expectations? Please call Andrea Atkinson on 01782 570323 for more information and to apply. Or alternatively please use the form below.


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