Outreach Support Worker - Full Time - LS26 Area
Support Worker: LS26 Area
Salary: £10.50 per hour
Hours: Full Time (Part Time available)
Full driving licence required for this role
We are looking for people to support an individual who lives in her own house, therefore this will a block of hours on a shift basis (early/late shifts - exact hours to be determined) but coverage between 6am and 11pm over seven days is required
This is a fabulous role and a great opportunity to work with an engaging young lady who lives life to the full.
This is a young lady who does have high and constant needs, and there are a range of support needs including personal care and moving and handling support that l needs support with, but what is important is that L wants to live life to the full and despite her needs, she loves to do some amazing things!
L loves the outdoors, and as L has a sensory impairment, she loves the fresh air, sounds, the crunching of leaves, the quacking of ducks and she loves people watching!
L has a great zest for life and wants to spend time out in coffee shops, going on holiday, going to concerts, attending a social club, going on pamper days, having her nails done and generally doing all the things that any of us would like to do.
As L likes to get out and about and loves to enjoy the outdoors she does have has access to a vehicle, so you will need a driving licence for this role.
L likes a lot of variety and she also feeds from the people that provide the support, there are some key strengths that we would be looking for in the people who would support L, so these strengths would include -
Positive personality, patient and kind, spontaneous, self motivated, perseverance, a problem solver, creative, flexible, uses initiative, promotes independence and also someone who is a good planner, as L likes to do lots of things and she has issues with mobility and health, things need to be planned to ensure that L has all her needs met when she is out and about.
If you have knowledge of Makaton this would be massively useful, but training can be provided, likewise if you have experience of working with people who have epilepsy that would also be useful.
Personality and approach is important, ideally you will have a background in supporting people so you have a general understanding of how to undertake certain tasks, but we will be providing specific training
This is a very rewarding role for the right people, We are looking to build a team of support around this lady, this is a new opportunity and new roles, so a great role for the right person who is looking for the right opportunity and wants to have work and make a difference to someone's life, but also have fun along the way
- Industry and bespoke training plan – tailored to meet the needs of the individual we support
- Career Development Opportunities
- Full Support and Supervision at all times
- Flexible work patterns - we have a range of different options available to support the existing team
- Rewarding opportunity to make a real difference to an individual’s life and have fun!
- Working for an outstanding CQC rated provider
If you feel that you would enjoy a role like this, and that you would be able to support in what would be a very rewarding role, then we would love to hear from you
CJP Outreach Services Ltd is an organisation borne out of personal experience and a desire to follow a different, fresh approach to the provision of Outreach Services for people with learning disabilities and/or physical disabilities / complex and multiple needs.
We have vast first-hand experience of what living with, assisting and supporting someone with disabilities is about and we understand what is important for the individual and also their family.
Our Ethos is based on “The wealth of personal, hands-on experience will stand us in good stead and I feel that our approach, which is to be one of always ‘delivering a quality person-centred service’ where the customer and their family’s aspirations, needs and wishes are adhered to and respected, will be a highly successful approach.
Today, CJP Outreach Services is proud to provide a quality and sustainable service, and this was recognised by the regulator in 2019, with an Outstanding CQC rating.