JOB TITLE: Support Worker
SALARY: £7.50 - £12.00
RESPONSIBLE TO: Consultant
RESPONSIBLE FOR: Support service to service users who have learning difficulties (Adults)
Our client has an excellent and validated track record of providing high quality outcomes focused support services to a wide range of client groups across the North East. These include people with mental health, people with learning, physical or sensory impairments and long term conditions or older people with support needs,
MAIN PURPOSE OF THE JOB:
Working as an Advice and Support Worker, you will have great interpersonal skills, can relate to people from different backgrounds, and are resourceful when helping others reaches solutions to problems. You will provide impartial, confidential advice and information to clients on a range of issues.
The post holder will be involved in developing people with learning disabilities to reach their maximum potential as individuals and to ensure normal patterns of life within the community.
The post holder must have the ability to communicate effectively with other professionals, colleagues, service users and families/carers and have the ability to support individuals with their personal and intimate needs in a respectful and dignified manner.
Strong people skills are a requirement for almost any job in the social sector but as a Support Worker these skills will be really tested and essential. The post holder must have an understanding of the changing needs of adults with a learning disability and must have regard for the dignity, respect and rights of service users.
If you are interested in this position, please contact Liam Doughty at Pin-Point on 07973699245 or alternatively send your CV to [Click here to apply]