Senior Day Support Worker
The role will assist the Team Leader in providing the highest possible standard of support and care to adults with complex needs and challenging behaviour. This role can require an element of personal care and at times will require redirection or physical intervention as a last resort with those presenting challenging behaviours.
With this vision and our aim of providing a high quality service, we are looking for empathetic and caring staff who share our values and a desire to help improve and add to the quality of life and wellbeing of residents and day attendees. We aim to support adults in a safe, stimulating environment, in line with the organizational values and ethos.
Salary: £18,418.40 per annum, point one on a three point incremental scale
Hours of Work: 35 hours per week
Closing date: 4pm, Tuesday 28th September 2021
NVQ level 3 or equivalent to NVQ/QFC level 3 in one of the following areas – Health & Social Care, Education, Early Years, Play/Sports/Leisure activities, Youth Work
Basic numeracy and literacy (English language) skills
Registered or agreeable to applying for registration with the N. Ireland Social Care Council
At least six months experience in a caring and / or educational support field
Effective communication skills
Ability to work as part of a team
Qualification in Health & Social Care, Social Sciences
Experience in education or health and social care setting
Experience in working with individuals with a disability
Experience of dealing with challenging behaviour
Experience of medical conditions such as Epilepsy.
Experience of Peg Feeding