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Support Worker, Supported Living (2 posts)

Location
Various throughout Blaenau Gwent
Reference
BG03370, BG03381
Salary
Grade 5 (£23,484 - £26,446 pro rata/per annum)
Contractual Status
Permanent
Date
N/A
Job Type
External

We are looking to recruit Support Workers who will provide care and support to people with a learning disability to enable them to live a full and meaningful life within the community.

 

The breakdown of hours available are as follows:

 

Post Number

Bungalow

Hours

BG03381

Ty Lelog

21

BG03370

Ty Lelog

19.5

 

The main duties of the position are:-

  • Providing encouragement, help, guidance to the tenants so they participate in social and recreational activities
  • Provide personal care
  • Support the tenant in managing their finances
  • Assist with cooking and menu choices and clothes shopping
  • Encourage tenants to become as independent as possible in their daily lives e.g. manage own medication (where appropriate), plan activities and ensuring personal and domestic hygiene

Educational attainments / skills / experience required for the position are:-

  • NVQ 2 in Care & a willingness to work towards QCF Level 3 in Health & Social Care
  • Experience of working in care/support setting
  • Experience of working with individuals with learning disabilities
  • Understanding of the principles that underpin a quality care environment
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ensuring that the tenant’s rights and dignity are respected at all times

Thorough pre-employment screening is undertaken during the recruitment process. The postholder will be required to complete an application for a Disclosure of Criminal Records.

Closing Date:          30/06/2022, midnight

Interview Date:        To be confirmed

 

 

 

Job Description Download
JD_Support_Worker_Supported_Living.docx.pdf
Closing Date
30/06/2022

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