Support Worker – Day- Rowhedge

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Supported Living

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Rowhedge Colchester

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Donylands is looking for experienced and dynamic people looking to join a service looking to transform itself for the people we support and meet their needs in a changing world. On a large site with great potential, you will be supporting 12 people with varying degrees of need to live in supported living. You will be able to support someone to learn life skills and find a pathway towards independence in the community, as well as be able to support people with challenging behaviours and mental health needs.
We support people that enjoy gardening, sports, cooking and accessing the community, and need people that can further their exploration of hobbies and lifestyle choices. You will be able to support them to learn how to run their home, maintain their tenancy and as well as challenging them to explore new opportunities and develop their skills.
Donylands is looking for support workers that want to make real difference on a unique site and with the experience to make it happen.
The Role
As a Support Worker, you will be working with an individuals with various learning disabilities , requiring behavioural support while promoting their independence. No two days are the same and the support you provide, makes a huge difference to the individual you will be supporting, helping them to live full and happy lives
We are therefore looking for individuals with a kind and caring nature, who can engage with people at all levels. You will need be to demonstrate the level of patience required to be successful in this role. As a company we pride ourselves on the understanding of Positive Behaviour Support (PBS) and believe this is key to supporting people to overcome personal challenges.
If your best traits are positivity, friendliness, and innovation then this job is for you!
Main duties and responsibilities:
To participate in the day to day implementation of the individual’s support plans and activities within a challenging environment
To maintain effective communication and liaise with the service users, families and other staff members whilst respecting appropriate confidentiality
To prepare meals, cleaning, and laundry duties
To maintain accurate notes and records when required
To work as part of a team to provide high quality care
Personal care is required.

Full Time Permanent Contract
37.5 hours per week
5.6. weeks annual leave
DBS check paid by the company prior to starting with us.
Full induction programme to Care Certificate Standards
Employee Assistance Programme
Stakeholder Pension

We know this is a challenging role, so we are hoping to find resilient people who can see this as more than job – this is a chance to make a real difference, that will not only enrich someone else’s life but also yours. We are looking for hard-working and committed people to join their team.

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