Support Worker – Stratford upon Avon – Immediate Start

Social Personnel are currently recruiting for support workers in the Stratford-Upon-Avon area where you will be working in a supported living service supporting Adults with learning disabilities. Social Personnel can offer both day opportunities and support to people within  their  own homes.

Post:                     Support Worker

Pay:                     £17,800- £22,000

Probation:           6 month probation period

Hrs:                      Full and part time worked over 7 days, 24 hr period

Sleep in:              £72.00

Rota:                    Fixed rota with alternate working weekends

Drivers preferred or ability to travel within Stratford district.

The service:

  • Supports Learning Disabled adults to make informed choices and have control of their lives regarding everyday living and their home..
  • Actively promotes community presence and participation.
  • Meets customers communication needs to ensure each individual is as engaged as possible.

Main Duties / Role Responsibilities:

  • Provide support that enables adults with a learning disability to live in their own homes, providing support with everyday living which may mean providing support on a lone worker basis and on a rota basis.
  • Support people in a person centred way ensuring that the persons needs and wants are always your main priority
  • Write individual Support Plans with the people you support, and take responsibility for putting the plan into practice. Comply with the individual’s Support Plan..
  • Produce risk assessments for individuals, activities and environments
  • Communicate with Learning Disabled Adults in a way that meets each individual’s communication needs and convert and change information into a range of different formats so they meet individual information needs including easy read formats using photographs and symbols, video and audio methods.
  • Keep in touch with, and talk to, family members, carers, colleagues, other professionals and organisations as required, so that all the services people want to use, fit together well.

What’s on offer:

  • Full training and continued support
  • Opportunity to study the Level 3 diploma in Residential Child Care or Health and Social Care which will be funded by us!
  • Part time hours available if required
  • 30 days’ holiday including bank holidays
  • Life assurance and pension
  • health cash back plan
  • Car lease scheme
  • Bike to work scheme
  • Perk box
  • Free parking

Successful candidates are likely to demonstrate:

  • Willingness to learn and to go the extra mile
  • Ability to guide and encourage supportive independence when possible
  • Exceptional communication skills and patience
  • Resilient with a robust and positive nature
  • Ability to be creative in meeting the needs of the young adults or children’s needs
  • Ability to work on a rota pattern- please note that this will typically mean working every other weekend


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