Support Worker

Donylands is looking for experienced and dynamic people looking to join a service looking to transform itself for the people we support and meet their needs in a changing world. On a large site with great potential, you will be supporting 12 people with varying degrees of need to live in supported living. You will be able to support someone to learn life skills and find a pathway towards independence in the community, as well as be able to support people with challenging behaviours and mental health needs. We support people that enjoy gardening, sports, cooking and accessing the community, and need people that can further their exploration of hobbies and lifestyle choices. You will be able to support them to learn how to run their home, maintain their tenancy and as well as challenging them to explore new opportunities and develop their skills. Donylands is looking for support workers that want to make real difference on a unique site and with the experience to make it happen. The Role As a Support Worker, you will be working with an individuals with various learning disabilities , requiring behavioural support while promoting their independence. No two days are the same and the support you provide, makes a huge difference to the individual you will be supporting, helping them to live full and happy lives We are therefore looking for individuals with a kind and caring nature, who can engage with people at all levels. You will need be to demonstrate the level of patience required to be successful in this role. As a company we pride ourselves on the understanding of Positive Behaviour Support (PBS) and believe this is key to supporting people to overcome personal challenges. If your best traits are positivity, friendliness, and innovation then this job is for you Main duties and responsibilities: To participate in the day to day implementation of the individual's support plans and activities within a challenging environment. To maintain effective communication and liaise with the service users, families and other staff members whilst respecting appropriate confidentiality To prepare meals, cleaning, and laundry duties To maintain accurate notes and records when required To work as part of a team to provide high quality care Personal care is required. Benefits What are the Benefits? Structured and supported induction to get you off to a flying start. Career development pathways to support you to explore your potential and achieve your ambitions Fully funded qualifications to support your professional development Full ongoing learning and development opportunities by our in-house team and external specialists Discounts platform for our colleagues Pensions - we contribute to your retirement fund Refer a Friend bonus scheme Long Service, Employee of the Month and Annual Staff Awards Lots of opportunities to attend company-wide activities and days with the people we support Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) for help with financial, physical and mental wellbeing DBS checks and clearances paid for by TLC Blue Light Card. We know this is a challenging role, so we are hoping to find resilient people who can see this as more than job - this is a chance to make a real difference, that will not only enrich someone else's life but also yours. We are looking for hard-working and committed people to join their team. Interested? Don't hesitate Go to the "Apply now" section to download our application form

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