Support worker

Job description

Location: LE5, Leicester

Company: Chartwell Trust Care

Job type: Full time days and nights

Chartwell Trust Care is a national organisation that runs Residential Homes for Adults with Learning Disabilities, Autism, Challenging Behaviour and Complex Needs. We are a specialist provide who provide quality person-centred care to all the individuals who live within our services. We are recruiting for a caring and dedicated Support Worker to work at our Supported Living Complex in Evington, Leicester. As a Support Worker no two days are the same. You will have the opportunity to transform somebody’s life. You will be supporting an individual with Learning Disabilities and Challenging Behaviour.

 

Responsibilities

  • To provide support and personal care to the individual so they can live as independently as possible.
  • To provide emotional support and encourage the individual to help themselves live fulfilling lives.
  • To carry out domestic duties such as cooking, cleaning, laundry and helping the individual with personal finances.
  • Supporting the individual with taking medication, storage of medication and to follow record keeping.
  • To be able to work on a rota system, this may include mornings, evenings, weekends and bank holidays.
  • Follow health and safety policies and procedures.
  • Report any maintenance issues.
  • Provide first aid if need be.
  • Provide the opportunity for individuals to take part in leisure and social activities.
  • To be able to deal with Challenging Behaviour and to diffuse situations.

 

What we can offer you

  • Full training which is paid for.
  • The opportunity for real career progression.
  • The chance for you to complete NVQ’s with us.
  • A friendly, well established and helpful team to Support you.
  • A rewarding career where you can make a real difference to a person’s life

 

Essential

  • To have the right to work in the UK.
  • 6 months care experience.
  • Be flexible and committed.
  • Have a patient and logical mind.
  • Be able to deal with potentially very challenging situations.

 

Desirable

  • NVQ level 2 or equivalent in Health and Social Care.
  • Experience in working with Challenging Behaviour.
  • Full UK driver’s licence.

 

For more information please call 0116 368 0990 and ask to speak to the Recruitment Team.

Requirements

  • 6 months experience in a Care or Support environment
  • Right to work in the UK
  • A good level of written and spoken English