LIFE by Be Caring are currently looking for dynamic and enthusiastic support workers to work within an independent supported living service in the Kenton area of Newcastle. The purpose of this service is to provide day to day support to our services within their own home setting.
You will support our service users in all aspects of their daily lives, using a tailored person centered approach ensuring that the needs of the individuals are met at all times.
This is a fantastic opportunity to be involved in supporting individuals in need of care to live a fulfilled life within their own homes and to be part of their local community.
Life by Be Caring are looking for driving licence holders who have held a valid driving licence for at least 2 years. This is a requirement as the service users who you will support on a daily basis have their own vehicles to enable them to access their local communities.
Driving Licence with at least 2 years or driving experience is essential. Enhanced DBS check will be carried out and paid for by Be Caring Limited
Experience is desirable but not essential as full and comprehensive training with be provided.
Your role as a Support Worker for LIFE by Be Caring will include the following:
Provision of personal care tasks, including intimate care that should at all times be delivered with dignity and respect.
Moving and positioning, including the use of hoisting equipment.
Providing emotional support.
Enabling access to the community, supporting individuals to attend clubs, events etc.
Support to attend work placements.
Support and guidance to maintain financial stability, including paying bills and managing daily correspondence.
If you are successful in appointment of this position you will have the opportunity to complete:
Five days induction training
At least 16 hours shadowing an experienced member of the team
Positive Behavioural Support training (PBS)
Apprenticeship/diploma in care
Any additional training required for your role
Intimate care, delivered with dignity and respect