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Support Worker - Adult Learning Disability Band 3 - Derry

Full Time

REF: NWR SW1

Londonderry/Derry, Northern Ireland

Job description

Band 3 support worker required for supported living service.

Shifts 12.5 hours covering 24/7 service. Shifts are Day duty 7.45am-8.15pm & Night duty 7.45pm-8.15am ( 3 shifts per week)

Temporary on going position with possible block bookings 4 weeks period as required.

Successful candidate will work within the support living team in providing support and care services to enable adults with a learning disability to live as independently as possible as respected members of their local community.

The successful candidate will support the individual to access amenities and activities within their community, to develop life skills and to be treated with equality to others.

To provide each person with the support and assistance they need in their daily life skills such as :

  1. Maintenance of Tenancy Agreement
  2. Personal Care
  3. Domestic/household activities/preparation of meals
  4. Finance/budget management

To facilitate access to primary health care services and acute health care services.

To observe and report on any changes in the tenants behavior / condition.

To respond to urgent / emergency situations in accordance with supported living service policies.

To support and assist tenants in managing their medication in accordance with the supported living service  policy/procedure.

Essential

5 GCSEs ( Grades A-C) or equivalent AND 1 year experience working in a paid capacity in a care/support setting (e.g. Residential, domiciliary, Hospital or Community)

OR

NVQ level II in Health and Social Care

OR

2 years experience of working in a paid capacity in a care/support setting. (e.g Residential, Domiciliary, Hospital or Community), one of which needs to have been in the field of learning disabilities.

AND

Be registered or be eligible for registration with Northern Ireland Social Care Council

Must be prepared to undertake access Enhance disclosure check.

  • Free Training
  • Holiday Pay
  • Excellent Rates of pay with advanced rates at the weekends

Job Card

REF

NWR SW1

Start Date:

2021-09-03

Closing Date:

2021-11-30

Contract type:

Full Time

Salary/Package:

£10.09-£17.06

Sector:

Temporary Agency Staff

Location:

Londonderry/Derry

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