Job of the Month: Support Worker, Bradford
You will be providing support to people in their own homes, giving them encouragement and guidance so they can live as independently as possible and have the freedom to make their own choices.
Our support staff use Positive Behaviour Support techniques in our services, so the people we support can live, work, socialise and participate in the community, free of discrimination and unnecessary boundaries.
You will be working with people who have autism and sensory needs, helping them to access the community.
You may get involved in the following:
- Cooking and cleaning
- Washing and personal care
- Managing finances
- Supporting with medication
- Supporting wheelchair users
- Attending doctors/ hospital appointments
- Shopping and socialising
- Supporting service users with complex health needs
You must hold a current UK Driving License for this role.
Full time, part time and relief positions are available.
You will be passionate and experienced in the field of Health and Social Care, and ideally in the techniques of Positive Behaviour Support.
You must have a genuine compassion and integrity to treat people with dignity and respect, as well as being a driver.
Holding an NVQ Level 2 in Health and Social Care or a Care Certificate is preferable, however we will provide you the service specific training to do the role.
More about Thomas Court
Thomas Court is a Supported Living service in Bradford, West Yorkshire.
The people living at Thomas Court have autism and sensory needs. They enjoy walking and going out in the countryside. They love food, whether it’s dining at home or eating out and they also enjoy sensory activities.
The residents at Thomas Court need active staff who can drive and support them to enjoy life in the local area.
- Apply: Support Worker, Bradford
Closing date: 30/04/2021
About United Response
United Response is a leading national charity providing support to young people and adults with learning disabilities, physical disabilities and mental health needs across England and Wales. We employ approximately 3,600 staff at more than 300 locations and support over 2,000 people.
We believe in championing the right of disabled people to live, work, socialise and participate in the community, free of discrimination and unnecessary boundaries. Our vision is a society where everyone has equal access to the same rights and opportunities.
All the money we raise goes to help the people we support live their lives to the full.