Support Worker in Lewisham, London, UK at ExcelCare

Date Posted: 7/31/2019

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Job Description

Job Title: Support Worker  

Location: Fairway Logde

Salary: Up to £10.40 per hour depending on experience and qualification.

Closing Date: 31/08/2019

Reference Number: 000894


Salary: Up to £10.40 per hour depending on experience and qualification.

We are looking for Support Workers to join our team at Dinardo Supports Ltd. Dinardos is a social care provider specialising in supporting Adults with challenging and complex needs.

Currently we have several young males looking for like-minded support workers who will share in their daily activities. You will be supporting them in a supported living setting, however their support plans may also involve undertaking activities and visits in the community therefore you should have the passion, drive and commitment to ensure this happens. You will need to have a level of fitness to support these outdoor activities and trips to support our younger male residents.

Key Duties:

  • To support and encourage residents to develop and rediscover social skills
  • To assist and encourage residents with general financial management and activities of daily living
  • To support residents’ health and well-being
  • To ensure that residents files both written and computerized are up to date and any incidents or other information is fully reported and recorded. 

You will need:

To provide a comprehensive support service to the residents of Dinardos that is to include practical and emotional support as necessary and appropriate.

To ensure that all residents are treated with equal respect, kindness and courtesy at all times and their dignity is maintained.

As an experienced support worker you will understand the importance of ensuring that the people we support are involved and given the opportunity to make informed choices to develop their own support plans and daily activities.

The Ideal Candidate Will Be:

  • Enthusiastic with a good sense of humour
  • The ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing
  • Able to work on own initiative as well as part of a team
  • Patient, a good listener, and able to have empathy with residents who have often suffered abuse over many years
  • Able to communicate in a friendly and respectful manner with residents as well as colleagues
  • In possession of an NVQ Level 2 (or higher) in Social Care 

If you are looking for a challenging, yet rewarding, role in social care, please apply today.