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Support Workers

Ulverston LA12, UK
£16,016 per annum, pro rata
Health and Medicine, Social Care

This vacancy has been posted by TribePost on behalf of The Oaklea Trust

Support Workers

Location: Ulverston, Cumbria
Salary: £16,016 per annum, pro rata
Contract: Full Time, Part time and Bank positions available

Here at Oaklea we pride ourselves in providing high quality personalised care and support to adults with Learning Disabilities. We have supported disabled and disadvantaged people to discover their potential and lead a fulfilling, independent life for almost 30 years.

We have some exciting opportunities to work at our charity supporting adults with learning Disabilities in a supported living property in Ulverston.

The four young gentlemen have recently moved into this property and are experiencing independent living for the first time, they are looking for a new member for their staff team to support them in their home. When asked what they wanted from the staff who support them they requested that you have a sense of fun, will help them with their hobbies and interests, maintaining relationships with their families, making friends and encouraging confidence and self-belief.

Support Workers / Lifestyle Co-ordinators – About the Role:

You will be required to support customers to access the local community and to try new experiences. There is so much more they would like to do and as a Lifestyle Co-ordinator you can help them achieve their goals and aspirations. Support will also be required with health, budgeting and domestic tasks. Experience of working with people with Autism would be beneficial to the role.

There is a need for some flexibility and the role will also include will waking night shifts.

Support Workers / Lifestyle Co-ordinators – What We Need from You:

Our teams are forward thinking and have a positive outlook to life and we are looking for someone with the same values and beliefs to join the team. Your customers will look to you for motivation, guidance and direction to live a full and rewarding life.

You need to be a good communicator, be compassionate, understanding and non-judgemental. You will provide support in setting and achieving the customers’ personal goals and encourage independence whilst promoting life skills.

If you would like to be a part of a caring and supportive organisation that puts the customer at the centre of all we do, we would love to hear from you.

Support Workers / Lifestyle Co-ordinators – We Are Offering:

In return Oaklea will offer a full training package to support the successful candidates in their roles. DBS applications are paid by Oaklea.

  • £16,016 per annum pro rata
  • Full induction including Care Certificate qualification
  • Opportunities to complete Diploma in Health and Social Care
  • Family friendly policies
  • Healthcare Cash Plan (allowing you to reclaim dental and optical fees to name a few)
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Discounts to high street shopping and lifestyle activities.

Come and join a team on a new adventure of supported living with people of differing abilities. Supporting people who love being active and are looking for new ways to be involved in their community. Click on ‘APPLY’ today forwarding a recent copy of your CV and cover letter for consideration in the first instance.

Closing Date 6th November 2020

No agencies please

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