Location UK / Northern Ireland
Job Type Permanent full-time
Salary See description
Updated 3 days ago
Positive Futures is the leading charity for people with a learning disability, acquired brain injury or autistic spectrum condition and their families.
Are you a fan of reading and making up stories?
Do you enjoy listening to music and completing jigsaws?
Would you like to support a fun-loving young man to make the move from living with his parents to his own home in the community?
Steven is looking for someone with the above qualities to assist him to live the life he wants by undertaking the below position. This is a supervisory role and supporting staff will be an important part of your role. This is an exciting opportunity to support, develop and lead a new team and to make a real difference to someone’s life. We offer specialised training tailored to the person’s needs which will also support your professional development:
Senior Support Worker
30-34 hours per week
Varied shift patterns to include evening weekends and night time support.
What Steven needs you to do
Support him with personal care, managing money, making new friends and attending social groups within the community
Assist him to cook, clean and fold the laundry (this in particular is one of his favourite ways to relax)
Ensure his daily routine is consistently adhered to as he loves routine
Be a positive clear communicator as Steven loves to be kept informed of how his day looks and his daily routine/activities and support.
What Steven needs you to have
At least 2 years’ experience of supporting people within a social care setting
-assessment, development and implementation of Person Centred Care / Support Plans
-using behaviour management strategies
A full valid driving licence in order to meet the requirement to drive our service cars*.
* (This criteria is waived for candidates unable to meet it due to disability.)
Holiday allowance up to 33 days per year
4% pension contribution (for eligible staff)
Employee discount card
Generous sickness and maternity pay
Apply online: www.positive-futures.net before midnight on 28 April 2019.
Interview date: 9 May 2019
Tel: 028 9147 5720
We are an Equal Opportunities Employer
Registered with The Charity Commission for Northern Ireland (NIC101385)
Positive Futures operates a Smoke Free workplace