Support Worker job in Walsall at Adzuna

Support Worker

Company: Adzuna

Location: West Midlands UK

Date Posted:Aug 10, 2015

Creative Support is a non-profit provider of person centred care and support to people with learning disabilities, mental health needs, autism spectrum conditions, physical sensory impairment, and older people. Our Floating Support Service in Dudley provides personalized support to people who hoard in the area. You will manage a caseload of 10-12 low need clients throughout the week. The Hoarding Floating Support Services covers are Halesowen, Stourbridge, Wollaston and Dudley.We strive to offer unique and person centred active support services that is stimulating, enjoyable, and motivational. Our aim is to support people with care needs to explore life opportunities, build and develop upon their unique skills and achieve what is important to them.We are looking for an experienced practitioner to provide person centred support in our supported living service in Dudley.Your role will include: Providing respectful emotional and practical support to service users Working in a recovery-focused way with people who hoard to minimize their impact on themselves, others, their tenancy and environment Developing daily living skills with service users to maximize their independence Identifying and accessing opportunities and activities for social inclusion with service users Collaborating with service users, families and friends, and involved professionals to provide a consistent and coordinated service which maximizes outcomes for service usersExperience of providing care and support to people who hoard is desirable, as is a relevant social care qualification. You must have a clean, valid driving licence, possession of a car, motorcycle or moped, and be willing to acquire business insurance.It is expected that you will work flexibly on a rota to meet the needs of the service, including evenings, weekends, and bank holidays.This position offers the opportunity to work in an environment that challenges and encourages personal & professional development. Creative Support has obtained Investors in People Silver status and you will receive ongoing training regarding the client group you work with, managerial qualifications and up-to-date training regarding changes to the law governing social care.We do not accept CV as a form of application, applicants must submit a completed Creative Support application form which can be requested or downloaded via the listed methods. An enhanced DBS check is required, which we pay for. Creative Support is not a recruitment sourcing agency; all employees are directly employed by our organisation. We do not accept cold calls or sales/marketing contact from recruitment candidate sourcing/advertising agencies. View full job description
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