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Complex Needs Support Worker Job Vacancies in Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire

Job Description

Our client has an exciting and rapidly growing sector-leading provider of specialist services for children and adults with complex needs associated with autism. The homes and schools provide a safe, happy and stimulating environment for the individuals we support, within a framework of lifelong learning. The main focus is on supporting individual needs as well as their strengths, interests and aspirations, in order to help them to become as independent and fulfilled as possible.

This can be a very challenging role at times but at the same time very rewarding and satisfying.

This Particular setting caters for Children (8yrs – 18yrs)

As a Care Support Worker, you’ll work closely with the individuals that we support on all aspects of their day to day living, including developing their domestic and social skills, personal care, and encouraging individuality, confidence and self-esteem. Working as part of a great team, this role can be incredibly rewarding for the right person and offers great job satisfaction, with the opportunity to have a huge impact on someone’s life.

To be successful in this role, you’ll be;

• Passionate about providing quality care.
• Someone who has a strong work ethic and will go the extra mile.
• Honest, with a high level of integrity.
• Empathetic and caring, a passionate advocate for the individuals we support.
• A real team player.
• Creative, with the ability to think outside the box.
• Able to think on your feet, and to tailor your approach to individual needs.
• Inspirational and a positive role model to others.
• Patient and resilient in the face of setbacks.
• A strong communicator, both written and verbal.
• Have confidence when dealing with challenging behaviours.
You’ll also ideally have relevant work or life experience in a similar environment where you can apply your skills in this new role.
In addition, it would also be great if you have any of the following (but these are not necessities):

• An awareness of Positive Behaviour Support ( PBS )
• QCF Level 3 in Health and Social Care
• Full UK driving licence
• Team Teach/PRICE/PBM training
• Epilepsy awareness

What’s in it for you?

This client recognises and appreciates hard work, so they are committed to offering a wide range of competitive benefits to suit individual needs, which can include:

• A comprehensive learning and development programme to ensure every employee has the opportunity to flourish and be the best they can be. This ranges from technical training to soft skills. The clients career pathways are clearly mapped out, and they have numerous examples of inspiring career stories of current employees who have progressed through the business, including up to Board level.
• Active investment in key qualifications to ensure staff can continue to demonstrate and continuously improve their competence in specific areas.
• Competitive salary scales which are bench marked regularly to ensure we are competitive with local market rate, alongside overtime opportunities.
• Competitive annual leave allowance.
• Company pension scheme.
• Regular recognition initiatives, including a competitive recommend a friend scheme, as well as an invitation to our annual awards event!
• We also offer a wide range of additional benefits, dependant on role.

Above all, you can look forward to joining an award-winning team who make a real difference to the lives of the individuals we support and do truly fulfilling work. This Client is an equal opportunity employer. They celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees

Additional Information

The role of a Support Worker

The duties of a Support Worker vary depending on the needs and wishes of the individual. They offer support for the individuals overall comfort and wellbeing and help people who need care and support to live as independently as possible. They will support individuals with many aspects of everyday living; including physical, emotional and social.

Support Workers can work in a residential care home, domiciliary care, or out in the community. Their work is defined by a care plan, which is often developed by a social worker or care manager to meet the assessed needs of the person who needs care or support.

Please contact New Directions Social Care for more information on this job vacancy, on 029 2039 0150, or use our form below to enquire about this job vacancy.

Last modified: 9th October 2019

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