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Female Support Worker

Permanent  for Special Needs Care in Chester

Female Support Workers Required

Supported/Independent Living – Chester

The Role

My client is looking to recruit experienced support workers to provide personal care, support and guidance to Young People and Adults with Learning Disabilities who live within any of the Company’s Houses, and enable them to access a range of community based activities.

To assist young people and adults with disabilities to realise and maintain optimum levels of independence and involvement in all aspects of their lives through arrangement of the environment, the provision of opportunities for physical and social activity, mental stimulation, involvement in groups and promotion of self-care and daily living.

Within the role you will be responsible: 

To act as key worker for a number of service users, participating in on-going assessments and reviews;To take part in Care Planning meetings and support service users to express their wishes and needs, taking account of their physical, emotional and social needs.Offer personal and social care to service users

The Candidate

Ideally you will have: 

A minimum NVQ Level 2 in Health and Social Care or equivalent Previous Care Experience Preferred working with people who have learning disabilitiesExperience of Residential Care settings / Supported Living and awareness of the needs of people with learning disabilitiesExcellent communication skills including the ability to understand quickly and respondAbility to work as part of a teamAbility to undertake all aspects of personal careAbility to contribute to assessment and care planning and undertake key worker responsibilitiesAwareness of person centred planning processesUnderstanding of basic Health and Safety principles e.g., Risk Assessment and Manual Handling requirements

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Job added on 18-11-2014