Female Support Worker - Shared Living Scheme

Vacancy: Learning Disabilities Support Worker – Shared Living Scheme

Summary

LIFE by Be Caring are currently looking to recruit three full-time Learning Disabilities Support Workers to join our shared living scheme located in the West Denton area of Newcastle upon Tyne.

The purpose of this role is to provide individually tailored, person centered support to our shared living scheme tenants.

Eligibility Required

Full enhanced DBS check will be carried out by Be Caring Limited any offer of employment is subject to the information gathered at this time.

Experience Required

Experience working within the social care sector, especially with learning disabilities would be a strong advantage when being considered for this role.

The Role

The role of a Support Worker is to enable our customers to live happy and fulfilled lives through tailored person centered support.

You will promote independence and support our customers to develop their life skills enabling the individuals to be engaged and part of their local communities.

Your role will include:

Provision of Personal Care undertaken with respect and dignity
Attending appointments to provide support to our customers
Supporting our customers with the management of finances and budgeting
Being active and involved in activities that the customer may undertake
Emotional support and the management of behaviors that present as challenging

Support

LIFE by Be Caring is part of the Be Caring Limited group and as such all new recruits will be provided with:

5 days of induction training (Monday-Friday 09:30-16:00)
Completion of the Care Certificate
Specialized training provided when required
Shadowing shifts with experienced staff members
Team Manager who will supervise and guide you through your development with the department

Any Specific Details relating to role

Benefits to joining Be Caring Limited include:

Being part of a social enterprise employee led organisation
Flexible working hours
Alternate weekend working
30p business mileage
Enhanced rates of pay for Bank Holidays
Paid DBS check carried out by Be Caring Limited
Paid training
Free uniforms
Mobile telephone

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