New Directions Social Care

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Support Worker

Job Description

Are you an experienced Support Worker looking for a new challenge? We have  temporary ad-hoc roles available within various residential homes in and around the Vale of Glamorgan area, where you would be supporting children with a variety of needs.

What does the Support Worker role involve?

Providing the highest quality care to children we support
Promoting individuals’ independence by supporting with a range of educational, social and work-based activities
Supporting children to attend school and engage in fun and stimulating lessons.
Working with families and partner organisations to ensure support is personalised to meet individual needs
Using a range of communication methods to assist individuals to make informed day-to-day choices
Maintaining accurate record keeping of all activities, progress, and incidents should they arise
Undertaking general housekeeping duties, plus elements of personal care
Taking ownership to safeguard and protect vulnerable individuals, ensuring the safety and wellbeing of everyone we support

What do you need to be a Support Worker?

A minimum of 3 months paid experience in a similar role
A can-do attitude, caring and reliable nature
Compassion and empathy
Enthusiasm to promote independence & choice
A strong work ethic
Excellent communication
The ability to work flexibly
23 years of age or older. We believe it is appropriate that there is a gap in age between the children we support and the staff looking after them; that allows us to ensure the best care in the safest environment.

Please contact Jemma Pritchard on 02920390150 Option 1 for further information or submit your CV by emailing us on [email protected]

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