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Learning Disabilities Support Worker

Job Reference: J271-SW-JUN-MIDD

Employer:
Jeesal Residential Services Ltd
Department:
Middletons Lane
Location:
Norwich
Salary:
17065.23

We provide. We Support. We Care.

At Jeesal Residential Care Services we specialise in providing a caring and nurturing environment to support people with developmental disabilities live fulfilling lives.


We are looking for a kind and compassionate Support Workers to join our dedicated team of care professionals at our residential home in Hellesdon, Norwich, providing residential care for individuals who have complex behaviours resulting from the issues around their learning disability and/or autism. Whether you are an experienced Support Worker or are new to the sector and seeking a fresh challenge, we want to hear from you.

About Middletons Lane

Middletons Lane opened in 2011, newly converted to provide one-bedroom apartments for six individuals with a learning disability and associated needs. It was specifically designed as a specialist service, providing residential care to individuals who may at times present with challenging behaviour and require 1:1 support. We promote independence and individuality following a supported living model, whilst meeting the individual’s needs for high support levels.

Job Description

  • Provide the highest standards of direct care and support to our tenants in all aspects of their daily living, as part of a multi- disciplinary team to an identified group of tenants.
  • Act at all times as a role model for our tenants and be actively involved in supporting tenants in the safe acquisition of skills and engaging tenants in daily activities and leisure/recreational activities as outlined in their care plans.
  • Significantly contribute, following appropriate training, to the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of the tenants’ care plans.
  • To promote individual Person Centred Plans. Participate in tenants’ reviews as required by the Support Service Manager.
  • Be actively involved with ensuring the consistent delivery of all assessment, treatment and care plans and programmes.

Candidate Requirements

  • Desirable but not essential to have an NVQ 2 or a Diploma in Health and Social care or be working towards this
  • Must have a positive attitude and commitment to tenants, their development and the Service as a whole
  • Be objective, non-discriminatory, approachable and professional and able to act as a good role model for our tenants
  • Able to manage change and be flexible and adaptable and able to work a variety of shift patterns including nights and weekend working
  • Must be able to travel as our residential services are based at various locations throughout Norfolk.

Pay and benefits

As a Support Worker at Jeesal Residential Services, you will benefit from:

  • £8.75 per hour plus enhancements for overtime and waking night enhancements upto £9.75 per hour
  • Full time, 37.5 hours per week (Part Options may be avaliable)
  • Comprehensive induction training programme for new starters and a genuine commitment to personal and professional development
  • Recommend a Friend Scheme - worth £300, subject to conditions. (Tax Deductible)
  • Bike to Work Scheme
  • Free 24hr Confidential Employee Assistance Programme
  • We will pay for your DBS Check

Keywords: Support Worker, Healthcare Assistant, Care Assistant, Carer, Social Care, Healthcare

We are an equal opportunity employer committed to developing our staff.

We positively encourage applications regardless of race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, disability, religion or belief and age.

All Appointments are subject to an acceptable enhanced Disclosure and Barring disclosure.




We are an equal opportunity employer committed to developing our staff.

We positively encourage applications regardless of race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, disability, religion or belief and age.

All Appointments are subject to an acceptable enhanced Disclosure and Barring disclosure.


Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.



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