Are you a warm, highly motivated person with person-centred values who can empower and support people with a learning disability to transform their lives? Are you creative, proactive and willing to go the extra mile to enable people to achieve their aspirations?
We are recruiting Relief Support Workers to support tenants with learning disabilities or autism to enjoy an excellent quality of life in a range of supported living services in the Tameside area. You will work in collaboration with the service user, their family and wider support network to maximise their health and wellbeing and to promote their independence and community connections.
Our supported living services enable people to lead fulfilling and valued lives, maintain their tenancies, participate in their local community, develop independent living skills and achieve their desired outcomes. As well as providing direct care and support, you will have the opportunity to act as a Key Worker supporting people to achieve their dreams and goals.
A high level of motivation and personal commitment is required along with demonstrable skills in engaging service users in their own support. You will also be expected to work professionally alongside Care Managers and health professionals and to communicate positively with the families of service users.
Our relief roles for Tameside require relevant experience of supporting people with a learning disability or autism. You will need good verbal and written communication skills and the ability to develop good quality support plans. You will have a strong work ethic and duty of care and be able to contribute to a positive, team approach.
The services are located across Tameside and are easily accessible by public transport.
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