We are looking for support workers to join our fantastic person-centred support team in Bridgnorth.
This post will be supporting an individual who has autism; routine and rituals are really important to this person. The user of the service will often spend time on their computer in their study doing research and playing games such as Scrabble. This person likes music especially 80’s and 90’s music and has an extensive knowledge of chart music. Sometimes this individual will interact with you but often you will be lone working in their home on a 1:1 basis.
This person needs support with everyday tasks such as cooking, cleaning, shopping, finance and medication.
The successful candidate will be calm, caring, supportive and be able to listen. You will need to be kind and considerate, ensure you do your best and to be ready when the user of the service is ready to talk to you. You will have a ‘can do’ attitude and be ‘Person-centred’ You will need to have a flexible approach to work and be able to adapt to the needs of the people we support and the organisation.
Experience of working with individuals who have a learning disability and Autism is desirable, however we will provide full training to ensure you have the right tools and support.
- Communicating effectively
- Upholding dignity and protecting privacy
- Working co-operatively
- Treating people fairly
- Working responsibly
- Continuing to learn
*Some of our roles requires requires males, females and race specific employees only, where this is indicated this is a genuine occupational requirement in accordance with the Equality Act 2010.
16 hours per week + Sleep ins.
£9.00 per hour
About our organisation
Bethphage is a registered charity which was established in 1994 and provides support to adults with learning and physical Disabilities in Shropshire and the West Midlands.
Everything we do is individually designed to enable people to achieve their potential and meet their objectives and need for support. The people that we support may live in their own home, a home that is shared with other people, their family home or a shared care home.
It is the aim of Bethphage to provide outstanding care and support throughout the organisation so it essential that you will be dedicated to providing the highest levels of care that you can.
You will be required to create a team that champions excellent support by actively coaching and modelling respectful positive approaches to achieve the greatest possible independence and quality of life for the people we support, based on an understanding of what is important to and for them.
- Full UK Driver’s License
- Own Car
- Level two diploma in Health and Social Care
- Level three diploma in Health and Social Care
- Qualifications in Autism Awareness
- Qualifications in Learning Disability Awareness
A full detailed job description can be obtained by contacting our HR team on 01743 272880
Benefits of Working for us
- Competitive pay
- Simply Health Cash Plan
- Long service rewards
- Contributory Pension scheme
- Development opportunities
- Recruitment awards
- Paid enhanced DBS certificate
- Paid training
Interview date – To be confirmed
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“Staff were keen to try new things to enhance the quality of people’s lives. We found the culture of the home to be open, positive and inclusive.”
8 Longbow Close
Tel: 01743 272880
West Midlands Office
17 Lichfield Street
Tel: 01922 660813