Support Worker job in Leeds at Affinity Trust

Support Worker

Company: Affinity Trust

Location: Leeds UK

Date Posted:May 03, 2018

Be the difference, change lives!  If you would like a fulfilling and flexible career that will make a difference to people, read on…Here at Affinity Trust, we are dedicated to supporting people with learning disabilities to live the lives they want to.  We are a national charity providing person-centred support across the whole of England and Scotland.  We are extremely proud to have been doing this for the last 25 years during which time we have empowered thousands of people to meet their aspirations and goals in life, and to live as independently as they wish.Our mission is:To enable people with learning disabilities to pursue active and fulfilling lives, gain increased independence and achieve equal rights as citizens. This section will be used for the person centred part and can include all or none of the following and can be reworded to suit, but should try to cover the following areas.On a daily basis we empower people to meet their aspirations and goals in life, and to live as independently as they wish.We support people who have a learning disability, who may also be on the autism spectrum, have physical disabilities, complex needs, associated health needs such as epilepsy or mental health needs or dementia. Our focus is always on the individual and how best to support them to live the type of life they wish to live, to have fun and make memories!In this role you will be working in a Supported Living service based in Leeds 13.Some of the people we support may at times show that they are unhappy through their behaviour. This can be a way for them to control their environment when they are unable to communicate. You will work as part of a team to support them to make structured changes to their life to achieve a positive outcome.We always base our support on the specific needs, choices and aspirations of the individual following our principles of person-centred support. View full job description
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