Support Worker - Sileby, Leicestershire
You must be able to drive for this position.
The company is a charitable organisation that provides a range of flexible individualised care and support services for people with learning disabilities, mental health support needs and older people.
We look to recruit people who both embody and share our values: People that always behave with integrity and that seek to inspire everyone they come in contact with. People that respect diversity and value inclusiveness. People that constantly innovate to meet the needs of those we serve and impact lives in a positive way.
As a support worker you will need to develop warm and trusting relationships with people with learning disabilities to help them to lead fulfilling and independent lives. No two days are the same, you will be supporting 4 gentlemen in Sileby to undertake household chores, including planning and preparing meals to support with paying bills. They are a very sociable group and have various social interests, including gardening, arts & crafts, shopping and going out for meals. They also enjoy going swimming and bowling, watching football and going on holidays. You will need to be able to drive as they all have their own vehicles.
You will need to have previous experience of supporting people in a similar role. You will also need to be an excellent team player as you will be part of an experienced staff team working full time in the gentlemen's home. A positive encouraging attitude is a must with excellent listening and communication skills. You will need to be able to demonstrate a good standard of written, verbal and numeracy skills as well as basic IT skills.
The benefits we offer include:
- 28 days holiday including bank holidays
- Pension Scheme
- Free Employee Assistance Programme
- Bike to work scheme
- Discount scheme with a wide range of retailers
- Refer a friend scheme