Job Description

207384578
£7.50/hour
15-Feb-2018
 

Support Worker

Livability is a leading UK Christian Charity that works with disabled people and local communities to achieve social inclusion, empowerment and justice and gives disabled and disadvantaged people real choice about how they live their live.Livability Somerset in Bath, provides independent living services for adults with intellectual disabilities.Our support is flexible, affordable and means you can get the most out of life. Our staff are fully trained. We have supported living homes owned by a private landlord so you would have your own tenancy. We can guide and support you in what’s available in your local community, and can support you for an hour or two, or up to 24 hours a day.We are now looking for a Support Worker who is after casual working hours (bank).The purpose of this role is to provide support to our customers in their own individual tenancy, which may include a daily sleep-in, support during the day, evenings and weekends. They require support with all aspects of daily living both in their flat and accessing and making connections in the community. You will be required to administer medication and support with ordering and collecting prescriptions. You will also need to support those achieving personal goals and maintaining their wellbeing.About You:Flexible and adaptable, with the ability to connect and establish relationship to be successful in this role you will have
Knowledge of key legislation relating to health and safety in the workplace
The ability to interact and identify communication and language needs, wishes and preferences
The ability to recognize and reduce barriers in communication.In return, you will be part of a fun, supportive and friendly team. We offer a range of benefits including a generous annual leave scheme, a pension scheme, childcare and eye care voucher scheme, flexible working, employee assistance programme, fitness and social initiatives.Livability is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable children and adults and expects all employees to share this commitment. All offers of employment are subject to an enhanced DBS check.Livability is committed to Disability Confident Scheme and to equal opportunities therefore we welcome and encourage applications from everyone regardless of age, disability, gender, ethnicity, religion and sexual orientation.If you have any questions on your application form or technical issues, please phone us on (Apply online only) or 2120