Support Worker

Waymarks are an award winning community support provider for people who have a mild to moderate learning disability and Autism.

We have Vacancies in the following areas: Berkshire, Warwickshire, Southampton, Brighton, Newcastle, Nottingham, Hertfordshire, Milton Keynes, Enfield, Dartford, Croydon, Haringey, Kent & Staffordshire.

If you would like to discuss our Vacancies please call Charlie on 0300 303 9150.

You will need a sound understanding of risk management to maintain appropriate structures and boundaries, as well as a non-judgemental attitude.

You will also need to be passionate about supporting adults to increase their independent living skills; with strong ambition for the people we support to facilitate positive community participation. We are looking for people with a good knowledge of opportunities in the local area and a good understanding of community connections work.

Other key info:Fulltime, part-time and relief contracts available. Car driver is desirable but not essential for the right person. Full and extensive training is given so prior experience in this field is not essential. We want the right people with the right attitudes and aptitudes, and we will provide training to develop the required skills.

An important part of supporting people at Waymarks is to support their development in order for them to live as independently as possible within the community. This gentleman will need support in developing and understanding his emotions, developing effective ways to communicate his needs, developing empathy for the needs of others, understanding relationships, learning and understanding his health needs and being able to get help.

The post involves commitment to sleep-in support in addition to waking hours support and therefore flexibility is essential.

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  • An enhanced DBS disclosure will be required for this role, the cost of which will be incurred by Dimensions.
  • We welcome applications from everyone and value diversity in our workforce
  • As part of our commitment to making reasonable adjustments we can offer support to complete your application in one of our offices using assistive technology.
  • Waymarks strives to be an equal opportunities employer. We value individuality and welcome applications from a diverse range of people. This includes ex-offenders and other groups of people or individuals who may not otherwise apply due to a concern about something in their background. Please contact us to discuss your application further if you have any questions.

Successful applicants will undergo an Enhanced DBS check (paid for by us).

Requirements

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