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Support Worker (NVQ II /NVQ III)
Ref: DAN03906

  • Location
  • Coulby Lodge, Hemlington Village Rd, Middlesborough, TS8 9DE
  • Salary
  • 7.83 - 8.51 ph (16,286 - 17,700 pa)
  • Hours
  • 40 hours
  • We support and care for adults living with a learning disability, who may also have a diagnosis of autism, in specialist supported living, residential services and hospitals. Our aim is to deliver effective and outcome based services within person centred, professional care environments, supporting people to have the most choice and independence possible. We set high standards for ourselves in the delivery of care, and most importantly, we put the people we support at the heart of everything we do.


    If you want to make a difference and ensure people can achieve their goals and get the most out of life, then please read on...

    In this role your main focus would be to provide safe, sound and supportive care to the people you support. You will have working relationships with the nursing and multi-disciplinary teams, and will play an important role in the lives of the people you support, as well as their families or loved ones. As a key member of the support team, you may be required to contribute to service user multi-disciplinary meetings.


    The support and care you provide will be respectful, dignified and caring, following each individual's person-centred care plan to promote choice and independence.


    So what qualifications and attributes do you need?

    • We welcome all applicants that feel they would be able to make a positive difference to people's lives
    • You would need to be compassionate, understanding and trustworthy
    • Health and Social Care QCF or SVQ is essential
    • Previous experience is essential
    • See job description for more details

    If this sounds like you, we would love to welcome you to the team.


    Some of the benefits of this role include:

    • 28 days annual leave
    • Length of service awards
    • Fully paid comprehensive induction training for all new starters
    • Paid DBS/PVG
    • Free parking
    • Courtesy meals and refreshments whilst on shift
    • Shopping and entertainment discount scheme (over 800 retailers)
    • Cycle to Work scheme
    • Childcare vouchers
    • Training and development opportunities
  • Location Information
  • Situated in an ideal location on the edge of Hemlington, Middlesbrough, Coulby Lodge is a residential service supporting up to eight adults who are living with a learning disability and complex needs, and who may have an autistic spectrum condition.


    Coulby Lodge consists of two four bedroom detached buildings, each set in their own private garden. Both buildings have their own living space and kitchen diners, to help promote independent living. All eight bedrooms are ensuite, and the people who use the service are encouraged to personalise and decorate their rooms how they want them to be.


    Overlooking the North Yorkshire countryside, the gardens have their own space for relaxing either alone or enjoying other people’s company.


    Click here to read more about Coulby Lodge


    Click here to see the awards we have won at Danshell

  • Closing date
  • 05/07/2018
  • Job Description
  • Danshell_Support_Worker_Danshell_NVQ.docx

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