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Support Worker - Bank
Ref: DAN03965

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  • Location
  • Old Leigh House: 3 Old Leigh Road, Leigh On Sea, Essex SS9 1LB
  • Salary
  • 7.84 - 8.72 ph (16,307 -18,138 pa)
  • Hours
  • Bank
  • 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 would be beneficial
    • Previous experience would be beneficial, but not 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:

    • Opportunities to become a permanent employee
    • Free parking
    • Courtesy meals and refreshments whilst on shift
    • Training and development opportunities

     

    This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions

  • Location Information
  • Located in Leigh-on-Sea in Essex, near Southend-on-Sea, Old Leigh House is a specialist hospital provides assessment and intervention for up to seven men who are living with a learning disability and complex needs, or with a forensic history.

     

    Old Leigh House is a large semi-detached house, overlooking a park in a residential area of Leigh-on-Sea. The service has a choice of lounges and communal areas for people to choose from and a small garden at the back of the house. The house has been specially adapted and has an accessibility lift for those people who come to us with mobility needs.

     

    Click here to read more about Old Leigh House

     

    Awards for Old Leigh House

    • National Learning Disability and Autism Awards 2018 – The Learning Disability Nurse Award – Staff Nurse Sibu Mbambo (Finalist)

     

    Click here to see more awards we have won at Danshell

  • Closing date
  • 21/07/2018
  • Job Description
  • Unit_Support_Worker_Danshell.docx

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