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Support Worker (Nights) - Residential Care Home Job
Hollywood, Birmingham (B47), B47 5NS
Salary: From £7.20 to £8 per hour Pension, discount scheme, assistance program
Care Through The Millennium are a well established fast growing private residential care provider who offer support to vulnerable adults.
We offer our employees comprehensive training programmes and excellent development opportunities in a caring and supportive environment.
We currently have an exciting opportunity for a experienced Support Worker to work nights supporting the team at our service for vulnerable adults with Learning Disabilities, Autism, all degrees of Challenging Behaviours including Extreme and Specialist Complex Needs.
Our residential home in South Birmingham is a unique five bedded service which provides service users with a viable alternative to long term hospitalisation. Offering intensive support in all areas required to achieve a successful transition into a step down residential home or supported living service within a realistic time frame. During the transition the primary focus will be to manage, improve and reduce the intensity/frequency of challenging behaviours, whilst promoting opportunities to develop life skills.
The successful Support Worker will support the team to ensure that the home exceeds the Standards set by CQC and that the service user’s needs are met at all times.
Other duties will include reviewing care plans and risk assessments, acting as a keyworker and taking part in meetings with professionals and the service users families. The successful candidate will be required to work an average of 42 hour per week on waking night shifts which will include weekends as appropriate to the needs of the home.
Applicants will hold NVQ Level 2 in Health & Social Care or equivalent qualification and hold or be willing to work towards Level 3 in Health & Social Care.
Experience working with vulnerable adults with a learning disability or mental health illness and challenging behaviour is essential.
This a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Support Worker to utilise and develop their knowledge, skills and experience.
This position will require an enhanced DBS disclosure which will be funded by the applicant.