Male Support Worker - Arnold Location: Arnold, Nottinghamshire Salary: £8.27ph Closing Date: Wednesday 27 February 2019 FitzRoy are now looking to recruit Male Learning Disability Support Workers to join our fantastic team in Nottingham / Arnold. If you are a Health Care Support Worker, Health Care Assistant or a Carer looking for a new positive and rewarding role in Supported Living or just wish to top up your hours, then join FitzRoy. In the service 4 men live in their own flats with communal space and all are on the autistic spectrum. This can lead to challenging behaviours. In order to minimise this, routine and consistency is very important in all aspects of their life and as a Support Worker will be required to ensure this is promoted. The people we support have high support packages of 1:1 and 1:2 staffing throughout the day. FitzRoy is a national charity that provides support and care for more than 800 people with learning disabilities so they can live independent lives. Vacancies available: Full time – 37.5 hours Shifts can include early's (from 7am), lates (until 10pm), weekends and occasional Sleep-ins Duties include: Social Activities – Accompanying people to health care appointments, day and activity centres, shopping, and social events Practical Support – Administering medication and supporting with domestic tasks such as cooking, shopping and cleaning Personal Care – Support with getting up and getting ready for the day and settling in for the night, washing, bathing, personal hygiene as required What we look for in our support workers/carers: Reliable and dependable Flexible availability, to include weekends and occasional sleep-ins A sensitive and responsive communicator Respectful towards others Empathetic, understanding and caring attitude Passion for helping others Challenging behaviour experience (desirable) Drivers Licence (essential) Please Note: Due to the nature of this position we are only able to accept male applicants. What we offer: £8.27ph with generous enhancements for Bank Holidays, Overtime and Sleep-ins 28 days annual leave – incl. Bank holidays Award winning induction and continuation training programme A generous pension plan (including employer contributions) Life assurance Childcare vouchers Free DBS application We are keen to find people who share our values, & exhibit behaviours & attitudes that match our own! You don’t need experience in care, nor do we require qualifications- we will invest in your development & training to become an exceptional care worker. We See the Person –encourage choice & respect the opinions, beliefs & dignity of others. Treat people as equals, be thoughtful, discreet & maintain confidentiality We are creative- encourage & support everyone to reach their goals, think of solutions to problems & actively involve people in every aspect of their lives We are brave- Be positive, embrace new ideas, experiences & challenges. Be genuine, honest & a voice for others. Are these values important to you? If yes, read on! A support workers day is varied & flexibility is required. The people we support live independent lives as such the support we provide is individually tailored to their needs. Duties may include support & encouragement with personal care, as well as taking part in a range of interests & activities that support a healthy, well balanced & fulfilling lifestyle. For this role it is essential to hold a full driving licence & be willing to drive our accessible vehicles. Benefits? To reward our staff for the amazing work they do, FitzRoy offer some fantastic perks which include: 28 days holiday, enhanced payments, pension, life insurance, childcare vouchers & access to a variety of online discounts on major retailers. Interested? Click apply to complete our short online application form or call Helen on 01730 711081 for an informal chat. Early application is encouraged as we regularly review applications throughout the advertising period & reserve the right to close the advert early.